Holberton Raises $20M in Series B Funding


Holberton, a San Francisco, CA-based software engineering education company, raised $20m in Series B funding.

The round was led by Redpoint eventures with new investor Pearson Ventures and participation by existing investors Daphni, Imaginable Futures, Reach Capital and Trinity Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach.

Led by Julien Barbier, CEO and co-founder, Holberton provides a portfolio of tools, auto-graded tailored curricula and teaching methods to help its customers – education institutions, universities, corporations and franchisees – train digital talent at scale. With its partners, the company has provided education to thousands of students around the world, creating new tools, processes, programs and methods needed to send students into high-paying jobs at top technology companies such as Amazon, Apple, Google, LinkedIn, Tesla and more. The offering includes a complete off-the-shelf franchise model, as well as tailored curricula, auto-graded projects, tools and methods.

Today, customers include franchise campuses, education providers like Pearson and universities like Honoris United Universities.