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Makers Academy exists to turn people who've never written a line of code into full-time junior web developers.

'Like Royal Marines meet OxBridge for Learning to Code' - Makers Academy is a highly selective and intensive 12 week course to turn people into skilled developers.

Ruben was part of Makers Academy before they taught their first cohort. He himself learnt to code and now is Maestro there, Heading Operations & Growth. Makers Academy has taught over 100 people in its first year aiming to double the numbers for 2014, having placed people in jobs earning £25k-£35k.

Previous to that, Ruben founded a Digital Marketing Agency and a Food Startup, was part of the first cohort of the London incubator Entrepreneur First, a Startup Loan Ambassador and part of Nexters. He also spent some time has an Entrepreneur in Residence at Forward Labs after having worked with Bla Bla Car, the Europe leader in ride sharing. Ruben loves good quality food.

Listen to Ruben explain what Makers Academy do and where they'll be in 5 years time in this short video. 


John Hunt

John Hunt


John is a serial entrepreneur who has helped to create companies worth several billion dollars. He has extensive experience acr...

Really enjoyed the meeting

John was open, interested and caring which is really positive!


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