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2019.11.06
[IN] Online Programming Learning Platform ‘Progate’ Surpasses 1 Million Learners! Thank You Campaign with Anniversary Wallpaper for PC & Smartphone
Bangalore, India, 6 November 2019 - Progate, Japan's biggest online platform to learn modern programming skills, announced that it has surpassed 1 million learners worldwide. That is five times the figure of October 2017, when the company first expanded its business to the global market launching its web service “Progate” in English. The company launches a giveaway campaign of the special anniversary wallpaper and the icon data of its mascot character “Ken the Ninja” for download on desktops and smartphones.

 

Masa Kato, CEO of Progate commented that “1 million learners is a great accomplishment and we are proud of Progate’s huge growth. We have over 70K learners in India, and it is the largest market following our home market. We hope to keep expanding further next year, particularly in India where Computer Science education and online learning are increasingly in demand.”  

 

India is the first market where Progate has formed a local team. With an aim to upskill current workforces and prepare students for developer-focused careers, Progate has been engaging with educational institutions, many top tier engineering colleges, NGOs and coding bootcamps in the country through various learning programs. These programs aim at making students job-ready by equipping them with modern concepts and tools to learn and execute programming. The company currently offers special pricing for learners in India. 

 

Wallpapers for PC and Smartphone

The data can be downloaded using the links below. 

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Icon data

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*The data may not fit some screens depending on its sizes. 

 

About Progate

Progate was launched when its founders were inspired to empower others through programming in July 2014. Today, Progate has secured over 1 million individual learners worldwide while being Japan’s largest online education platform for programming. 

Progate’s vision is to “Be the gate to the exciting world of programming. Be the path to an independent coder.” by providing the best learning environment in which beginners can learn programming while having fun. Progate offers a full-fledged coding environment on browsers where one can learn and practice coding step-by-step without needing to set up their own development environment. Progate as a learning platform has been used for self-study, classroom teaching, and in-house corporate training which have contributed to success stories of many learners from around the world who have achieved their goals. 

CEO and Co-Founder Masa Kato was featured as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Entrepreneurs in March 2018. 

Masa Kato, CEO of Progate

Progate Web: https://progate.com/

App Store URL: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1335868128?mt=8

Google Play Store URL: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.progate