Talentbuddy, a Vancouver-based platform that assists and trains programmers using problem solving challenges and other techniques, has been acquired by Udemy, a San Francisco-based online learning platform that offers thousands of courses in a wide variety of topics and disciplines to millions of students around the world.
Talentbuddy, through its parent company Sunnytrail Insight Labs, had previously raised a seed round of capital from BDC Venture Capital, HIGHLINEvc, InitioGroup, and VersionOne Ventures after it was founded in 2013. Udemy, founded in 2010, has raised $113 million from a wide array of investors, including VCs such as Insight Venture Partners and Norwest Venture Partners. Despite this impressive sum, this is Udemy’s first acquisition to date. The financial details were not disclosed.
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