Gebeya acquires Coders4Africa to expand African developer base

27 July 2018


Gebeya has announced that it has acquired Coders4Africa Inc. (C4A) to further accelerate its growth and fuel its developer talent pool into its marketplace.

Headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Gebeya which means “marketplace”, creates a new type of employee market, linking highly trained tech professionals with the companies and startups who seek them. With a presence in Kenya, US and UK, Gebeya is also a center of excellence for African software Engineers, has positioned itself as an organization that produces top talented African software Engineers that understand and are specialists in several sectors.

The acquisition is aimed and driving expansion across new African markets as it provides C4A’s 3,500 plus network of African developers in six countries and access to C4A’s global partners.

“The past few years, we have seen an incredible boost in terms of the growth of Tech hubs, Capital investment and Startups in Africa. However, for a robust and sustainable startup ecosystem, there needs to be three essential components: Entrepreneurs, Capital and Talent.” said Amadou Daffe, CEO of Gebeya.

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