According to Udemy's press release, the Romanian start-up Talentbuddy has been acquired "in order to accelerate the integration of coding exercises into the Udemy experience and strengthen our experiential learning capabilities".
Talentbuddy’s interactive learn-to-code platform:
- Founded by Octav Druta and Andrei Soare back in 2013, the interactive programming platform aimed to help students prepare for coding interviews, solve problems in over 14 programming languages, and learn by studying the solutions of their peers; the same approach was used to create new courses and mentorship programs focused on helping developers learn to create complex web applications with Node.js and Ember.js.
- Up until now, Talentbuddy has helped more than 45,000 developers to improve their ability to solve problems, build applications, advance their careers, and get new jobs;
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Udemy is the world’s leading online learning marketplace where over 10 million students are enrolled in more than 40,000 courses in 190 countries.
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It's official! Talentbuddy, the Romanian interactive learn-to-code platform start-up has been acquired by Udemy, the world’s leading online learning marketplace.
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