Ironhack, a Miami based company with 9 campuses in the US, Europe and LATAM, announced today an additional $4 million investment led by JME Venture Capital for the second time in two years, bringing Ironhack’s total funding to date to $7 million.
Among the investors for this round were All Iron Ventures and Brighteye Ventures. The investment will position Ironhack as the leading tech school worldwide and further increase their product offering as well as their expansion in Latin America. Additionally, this will allow for Ironhack to grow their workforce with open positions throughout the organization.
“JME has validated the investor excitement and the appetite for high-quality brands within the fast-growing coding industry,” said Ariel Quinones, Co-Founder of Ironhack. “Having their support for a second time is important to us because they believe in the value of the programs, and with their support, we continue to work toward making Ironhack the world’s top tech school.”
With more than 3,000 graduates and 700 partner companies such as Visa, Facebook and Uber, Ironhack’s vision is to offer the most up-to-date tech bootcamps to bring diversity to the tech industry and empower students to be employable straight after graduation. Ironhack’s approach to education focuses on helping students shape their own professional experience alongside with their personal goals as web developers, UX designers or Data Analysts.
With a placement rate of more than 85%, Ironhack is the most outcomes focus institution in the world.
“We have been supporting Ironhack since its first financing round and they have shown impressive execution and managerial skills,” said José María Hernanz from JME Venture Capital. “We are thrilled to participate in this round to continue supporting its vision of how education should be transformed. In addition, we are happy to welcome new partners like Brighteye that brings a lot of experience on the EdTech arena.”