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Platzi

Latin America's School of Technology

Platzi cracked online education. It teaches courses on design, marketing and programming with a 70% completion rate, to over one million students worldwide. The classes include real-time collaboration among students and industry leaders as teachers. It aims to be the professional home for lifelong learning of advanced skills.

Platzi
Founded:2014
Team Size:300
Location:San Francisco

Active Founders

Freddy Vega 💚, CEO

Platzi's CEO and cofounder (YC W15), the largest tech school in Latin America. Before, I built the largest Flash and Actionscript community in the web (Cristalab, Spanish only). I think we were the first company with a Latam market to be YC. Born in Colombia.

Freddy Vega 💚
Freddy Vega 💚
Platzi

Christian Van Der Henst

Co-founder and COO of Platzi. Teacher, angel-investor, proud Latino. Born and raised in Guatemala, currently living in San Francisco. Been woking in tech since 1997. Build a large community of web developers in Spanish: Maestros del Web. That community evolved into Platzi, the largest school of Technology in Latin America. Nunca pares de Aprender.

Christian Van Der Henst
Christian Van Der Henst
Platzi

YC W15 Demo Day Video