Code Institute, an Irish edtech startup delivering full stack software coding education, secured €500k in funding.
Backers included Kernel Capital and Enterprise Ireland. Following the investment, Dr. Mícheál Ó Foghlú, CTO, Red Hat Mobile and former co-founder & CTO of Kernel Capital Investee FeedHenry, has joined Code Institute’s Advisory Council.
The company intends to use the funds to develop a suite of future courses and expand into international markets.
Founded in 2014 and led by Jim Cassidy, CEO, Code Institute delivers certified 3-month “Bootcamp style” education programs that provide graduates with job-ready coding skills that are applicable in the workplace. The Code Institute program, fully accredited and certified by Edinburgh Napier University, was developed in conjunction with their Industry Advisory Council, including experts from companies such as PayPal, Morgan McKinley, Ogilvy, Accenture and Dell. The programs, are available online and in the classroom.