Company: Arukay Financing Status: Bootstrapped Interview with: Co-Founder & CEO Vicky Ricaurte Arukay, a Colombian edtech teaching K-12 students how to program, won the 2019 WeXchange Pitch Competition, an initiative founded…
Mariana Costa, Herman Marin, and Rodulfo Prieto founded Laboratoria, an organization to teach low-income women in Latin America programming and web development skills. More than 400 female developers from Peru, Chile, and Mexico have passed through Laboratoria’s program since 2014; 75% have found jobs, with a 3X average increase in their starting salary. In this interview we learn about Laboratoria’s mission to close the coding gender gap and graduate the best tech talent in Latin America.
KaszeK Ventures invested an undisclosed amount in Digital House, a Buenos Aires based coding school designed to train technology professionals in Latin America. (Press Release) Buenos Aires, January 31st, 2017…