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After raising $100 million, this is what the future looks like for Andela

February 12, 2019 / Source: Pulse

In January 2019, Andela, a company that develops software engineering talent in Africa and outsources them to clients around, raised $100 million in Series D funding.

Generation Investment Management, an investment firm chaired by Al Gore, the former vice president of the US, led the round.

Omowale David-Ashiru, Country Director at Andela, says the new investment will help Andela “accelerate the development of Africa’s best tech talent in Nigeria and beyond.”

To go deeper into what this means and to find out more about the company’s plans for the future, Business Insider Sub-Saharan Africa talked to Seni Sulyman, Andela’s Vice President, Global Operations.

“We're building software that performs a competitive analysis of the quality of your code as soon as you submit it. It helps you determine how much of what you’re submitting is being used compared to what is being discarded, and ultimately, how good of a developer are you,” Seni tells me a few minutes into our conversation.

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