Andela

Andela

Andela is a cloud computing company creating distributed software engineering teams in Africa.

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Timeline

January 2019
Andela raises a $100,000,000 series D round from CRE Venture Capital, Generation Investment Management, Spark Capital, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and GV.
October 2017
Andela raises a $40,000,000 series C round from CRE Venture Capital, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, DBL Partners, TLcom Capital LLP, Spark Capital, Amplo, Salesforce Ventures and GV.
June 2016
Andela raises a $24,000,000 series B round from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and GV.

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Andela funding round, January 2019
100,000,000
January 2019
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Jeremy Johnson

CEO

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Ingrid Lunden
July 1, 2020
TechCrunch
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working has become the name of the game for knowledge workers in the tech industry. Today, a startup that was an early mover on the opportunity of that model is announcing some news to double down on the concept. Andela, the New York startup that helps tech [...]
Jake Bright
June 1, 2020
TechCrunch
Events in May offered support to the thesis that Africa can incubate tech with global application. Two startups that developed their business models on the continent -- MallforAfrica and Zipline -- were tapped by international interests. DHL acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, a turn-key e-commerce company that grew out of MallforAfrica.com -- a [...]
Jake Bright
May 6, 2020
TechCrunch
Africa-focused tech talent accelerator Andela has let go 135 employees, CEO Jeremy Johnson confirmed to TechCrunch on a call. Senior staff at the company -- with offices in New York and five African countries -- will also take salary cuts of 10 to 30%. The compensation and staff reductions are a result of the economic [...]
Romain Dillet
November 11, 2019
TechCrunch
Over the past few years, Andela has built a simple yet powerful answer to the talent shortage in Silicon Valley and other overheating tech ecosystems. The company helps you hire some of the most talented software developers in a handful of African cities. That's why I'm excited to announce that Andela co-founder and CEO Jeremy [...]
Jake Bright
September 17, 2019
TechCrunch
Africa focused tech talent accelerator Andela will cut 400 junior engineers across Kenya, Uganda, and Nigeria, CEO Jeremy Johnson told TechCrunch. The layoffs come as the startup released first time income figures indicating it will surpass $50 million in annual revenues for 2019. Yes, the news seems a bit disjointed. Not everything moves in the [...]
August 5, 2019
BBC News
Christina Sass of software engineer recruitment firm Andela says that talent can be found anywhere.
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