PRESS RELEASE – MIAMI, FLORIDA — Ironhack, a Miami based tech school with nine campuses in the U.S., Europe, and LATAM, announced today an additional $4 million investment, led by JME Capital, who has now invested in Ironhack twice in two years. Additional investors in this round include All Iron Ventures and Brighteye Ventures and bring Ironhack’s total funding to date to $7 million. 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.
“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 world-renowned partner companies such as Visa, Facebook and Uber, and a global job placement rate of 85% students within 6 months of graduating, Ironhack is the most outcome focused institution in the world. 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 through an approach that focuses on helping students shape their own professional experience, along with their own personal goals as web developers, UX designers or Data Analysts.
“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 bring a lot of experience in the EdTech arena.”
Ironhack is one of the top-ranked Tech School offering 9-weeks intensive & immersive courses in Web Development, UX/UI Design, and Data Analytics and with campuses located in Madrid, Barcelona, Miami, Paris, Mexico, Berlin, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo, and Lisbon. Since 2013, Ironhack has graduated over +3000 students who are building their careers in companies like Google, Twitter, and ProductHunt.
About JME Venture Capital
Founded in 2009, JME is an early-stage venture capital firm. Centrally located in Madrid, Spain, JME Venture Capital invests in technology startups across Europe and the U.S. As early-stage investors, JME also focuses on larger Series A venture financing rounds, striving to support portfolio companies through their entire financing lifestyle early-stage investments, leveraging their expertise in scaling companies in the technology industry.
About All Iron Ventures
All Iron Ventures is a venture capital investor, based in Bilbao, Spain, focused on the fast-growing, capital-efficient marketplace. By combining the resources of a fund with the flexibility of a business angel, All Iron invests in the transformation of the real economy through automation, marketplaces, data, and related infrastructure.
About Brighteye Ventures
Brighteye Ventures is the first and largest vertical EdTech Venture Capital firm in Europe. Founded in 2017, the Paris based venture capital firm leverages deep experience and relationships in tech education, media, and VC. Investing at Seed and Series A stages, Brighteye Ventures helps portfolio companies refine the product, build partnerships and scale across geographies.