Blockchain/AI/IoT | February 9, 2017

The Holberton School raises $2.3 million to train techies

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The Holberton School raised $2.3 million to train more techies.

The two-year old San Francisco school helps meet demand for software engineers and programmers by training adult student for careers in tech.

Holberton raised new funds from Paris venture capital firm Daphni, Reach Capital and Jerry Murdock, co-founder of Insight Venture Partners.

At Holberton tuition is free but employed graduates must pay 17 percent of their gross incomes back to the school over three years.

Students range in age from 16 to 68 and more than half of those enrolled are women.

Photo credit: The Holberton School