Skills Matter

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Skills Matter is a highly social, innovative tech publishing and events company with a mission to support and drive innovation in enterprise software development. We help our 60,000 strong passionate community of engineers and developers discover, evolve and adopt the latest technologies, practices and ideas in software engineering.

All our content and events are created for and by our members - people who are passionate about learning and sharing skills and ideas on Software Development, who are keen to discover and help evolve best engineering practices like software craftsmanship, A/TDD, BDD and who are interested in emerging technologies. Every year, in partnership with the world's leading software developers, technologists and agilists, we run 30 major conferences, host more than 50 user groups and organise hundreds of free meetups, hackathons and expert training sessions.

Skills Matter has also been a trailblazer in the growth of London's Tech City and is an advisor to the Tech City advisory board, chaired by the Prime Minister's Office at No. 10 Downing Street.

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)45(+13%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Skills Matter

Wendy Devolder

Wendy Devolder

Founder and CEO
David Carville

David Carville

Belén Pinuaga

Belén Pinuaga

Community Outreach Executive
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Skills Matter Office Locations

Skills Matter has offices in London and Haverhill
London, GB (HQ)
3, Waterhouse Square, 138 - 142 Holborn
Haverhill, GB
31 High St
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Skills Matter Financials and Metrics

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Skills Matter total Funding

$5 m

Skills Matter latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

8 years ago

Skills Matter investors

Skills Matter's latest funding round in December 2012 was reported to be $5 m. In total, Skills Matter has raised $5 m
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Skills Matter Revenue

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

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Current Assets

FY, 2004

Financial Leverage

-2.3 x
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Skills Matter Cybersecurity Score

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Skills Matter Online and Social Media Presence

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Skills Matter News and Updates

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Skills Matter Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Skills Matter founded?

    Skills Matter was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Skills Matter key executives?

    Skills Matter's key executives are Wendy Devolder, David Carville and Belén Pinuaga.

  • How many employees does Skills Matter have?

    Skills Matter has 45 employees.

  • Who are Skills Matter competitors?

    Competitors of Skills Matter include Fullbridge, Dalian University of Technology and Rocketship Public Schools.

  • Where is Skills Matter headquarters?

    Skills Matter headquarters is located at 3, Waterhouse Square, 138 - 142 Holborn, London.

  • Where are Skills Matter offices?

    Skills Matter has offices in London and Haverhill.

  • How many offices does Skills Matter have?

    Skills Matter has 2 offices.