Andela is a provider of integrated and trained software developers for companies. The company provides a technical leadership program for web developers and connects them with top employers.

Andela help companies build high-performing engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers.

Andela was founded in May 21, 2014 by Christina Sass, Ian Carnevale, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Jeremy Johnson, and Nadayar Enegesi. The company has offices in Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali, New York, San Francisco, and Austin. 


Andela connect brilliant global talent to meaningful opportunities to create sustainable, high-performing technology teams.


Andela specializes in helping our highly-skilled, global technology talent community in emerging markets, connect with hundreds of leading companies like InVision, Cloudflare, and ViacomCBS who leverage Andela to scale their technology teams quickly and cost-effectively.


Andela now has engineers in more than 80 countries today. It also boasts a client list of over 200 that includes GitHub, Cloudflare and ViacomCBS.


Andela is backed by Softbank Vision Fund 2, GV, Generation Investment Management, Spark Capital, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Whale Rock, and others. The company raised $200M in Series E round on Sep 29, 2021. This brings Andela's total funding to $381M to date. The latest round valued Andela at $1.5B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $381M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series E)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.5B as of Sep 29, 2021
  • City/Town: New York
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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