Kodland, an online school of programming for children, attracted $9 million in investment from Redseed Ventures, Baring Vostok, Kismet, Flyer One Venture, and I2BF Global Ventures partner Alexander Nevinsky. Kodland plans to use the proceeds to develop new products and support its international expansion, including into Spanish-speaking countries and Southeast Asia.
Kodland is an EdTech startup headquartered in London and founded by Higher School of Economics alumni Alexander Nosulich and Oleg Heifetz. Kodland teaches practical digital skills to children aged 6 to 17, including programming, blogging, computer literacy, website and game design, and more. The school's courses are available in 40 countries, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Canada, the CIS countries, Malaysia, Indonesia and Argentina. Today, Kodland has 16,000 students and about a thousand teachers.