• Formation raises $4M led by Andreessen Horowitz to train truly ‘exceptional' software engineers

    10 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Sophie Zhou Novati worked as a senior engineer at Facebook and then Nextdoor, where she struggled to hire great engineers for her team.
    Frustrated, she decided to try training engineers to meet her team's hiring standards by mentoring at a local coding bootcamp. After two and a half years of mentoring on nights and weekends, Novati decided to turn her passion into a career.
    She and her husband, Michael, founded Formation with a couple of goals in mind. For one, they wanted to offer personalized training to help people not just learn to code, but to become “exceptional” software engineers...
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