Andela, a startup that connects African software engineering talent to global companies has raised $200 million from investors led by SoftBank Group Corp., a Japanese tech investor.
The seven-year-old, New-York based Andela now valued at $1.5 billion, is the latest Nigerian startup to attain unicorn status -- a billion-dollar valuation for a private company -- this year, after Flutterwave and OPay.
“This new round of funding enables Andela to strengthen our already extensive network of incredible talent in Africa and across the world, as we systematically connect the best software engineers with global opportunities”, Agnes Muthoni, director of the Andela Learning Community said in a statement on Wednesday…
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