Global Network Has Acquired The Leading Technical Skills Assessment Platform.
11:40 AM WAT, Fri March 10, 2023
Global network for remote technical talent, Andela, has acquired Qualified, the leading technical skills assessment platform to identify, qualify, and certify top engineers.
In a statement annoucing the acquisition, Jeremy Johnson, founder and CEO of Andela said the acquisition of Qualified expands and accelerates Andela’s ability to source and expertly assess talent.
“Labor marketplaces are constrained by inefficiencies between supply, demand and quality —Qualified allows us to address those inefficiencies by providing the certified right talent at the right time. Companies will continue to trust that talent sourced through Andela has the needed skills regardless of where they live and work," he said.
Co-founder and CEO of Qualified, Jake Hoffner said, “The tech industry has historically relied on hiring practices that have proven to be ineffective. The expanded platform will allow companies to create hiring processes for software engineers that are predictive of their on-the-job performance."
"In addition, we provide companies and our growing tech community a bigger, broader, and better opportunity to connect globally," he added.
Through the acquisition, Andela’s global talent community will also expand with the addition of more than 3.6M engineering users via Codewars, an online community powered by Qualified that enables technical talent to compete and improve their practical coding skills in gamified challenges.
Founded in 2016 by Nathan Doctor, co-founder and CEO and Jake Hoffner, Co-Founder & CTO, Qualified is the world's leading effective platform for assessing software engineers, and boasts of big time clients such as Facebook, Zoom, and Klarna.