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Alpha
17/07/2019

Going from Gamer to Software Developer

Alexander Georgiev is a passionate gamer who used to work in the gaming industry, coaching others and commenting on tournaments. At the age of 23 and with no previous programming experience, Alexander joined Telerik Academy Alpha in order to pursue a new career - this time in IT. Just a month after successfully completing the program, he joined Experian as a Junior Software Developer.

Business
21/05/2019

Connecting top tech talent with amazing jobs in IT

Telerik Academy Alpha is an-depth practical training for a successful career start in IT. Our number one goal with every Alpha program and cohort is to prepare our students to land their first jobs in IT and help leading tech companies grow and scale by sourcing master junior talent.

Alpha
16/01/2019

Harvard graduate joins Telerik Academy Alpha to jumpstart successful career in IT

An alumnus of the Harvard University and the German Film Academy in Berlin, Ivan Ivanov had a film directing career. When he decided to come back to Bulgaria, however, he realized he needed to pursue a more steady occupation. With previous experience in tech but no real-world programming skills, Ivan joined Telerik Academy Alpha to bring his personal story to a happy end.

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Alpha
20/08/2018
The financier turned developer

Hristo was an entrepreneur and finance consultant with a focus on business models and equity trading before joining Telerik Academy. At 30, he decides to make a career switch. Graduates from Telerik Academy and soon after that joins Tick42.

Alpha
06/08/2018
From Telerik Academy to VMware and then Leanplum

After graduating from Telerik Academy, Valeri worked as a software engineer at VMware for a couple of years and in 2017 joined Leanplum’s team in Bulgaria. Today, he is responsible for data analysis and user experience recommendations that are part of the company’s leading mobile marketing platform.

Alpha
23/07/2018
Admission to Telerik Academy Alpha Java is now open

The admission to Telerik Academy Alpha Java is now open for online application. The program is 6 months long and starts in November. Everyone can prepare for the exam by using our free materials or by taking similar courses with a focus on programming fundamentals.

Alpha
05/07/2018
Bridge between business and tech talent

Telerik Academy connects established software companies and rapidly developing startups with top tech talent that has graduated from Telerik Academy Alpha - our professional program training junior software engineers.

Alpha
02/07/2018
Starting an IT career at twenty

At 20, Kiril Peyanski graduated from Telerik Academy and started his first job as a programmer. He decided to spend enough time and choose the company that would best fit him. So, after several job interviews he finally picked Progress and is now part of the Kendo UI for React team.

School
14/06/2018
More than 2000 students attended Telerik Academy School programs in the 2016-2017 academic year

During 2016-2017 academic year, over 2000 students in 1-12 grade took part in our free programming and digital skills trainings for students. With total of 36 cohorts in 11 towns across the country, nearly three-quarters of all participants, aged 7-12, made their first steps in the world of technologies.

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Alpha
30/08/2018
Companies train junior developers on their own

Ivan Parvanov, developer and Telerik Academy alumni: “I graduated from Telerik Academy two months ago. Within the first week I received 3 job offers with the help of the Academy. By the end of the second week, I had already signed a contract. The difference between the Academy and universities in general is that practice is core to all training programs at Telerik Academy.”

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Alpha
30/08/2018
Telerik Academy launches new course with Java

Telerik Academy’s new programming course aims to address the great need for talent in the tech sector. This is a 6-month course on Java – one of the most popular programming languages in the world. According Telerik Academy, 97% of their alumni work in the IT industry and 70% jumpstart their careers within just 2 months of graduation.

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Alpha
30/08/2018
IT education – too specialized or generic?

Since Telerik Academy’s launch eight years ago to-date around 12,000 people have been trained onsite. More than 45,000 have used the Academy’s online resources (including 3,800 video lessons with close to 6 million views). Telerik Academy’s results are impressive.

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School
30/08/2018
How important is it for children to learn to code

To prepare their children for their professional development, many parents invest in lessons on foreign languages and math. Although the mastery of both is a prerequisite for success in many professions, they are not sufficient to prepare students for the professions of the future.

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Business
30/08/2018
The new future of the building in Mladost

After leaving Progress in the end of 2016, Telerik’s four founders – Boyko Iaramov, Vassil Terziev, Svetozar Georgiev and Hristo Kosev, spun off the tech-ed organization they created in 2009 – Telerik Academy – into an independent company. Their idea is to transform the project into a self-sustaining business, grooming talent for all companies in the IT ecosystem, as well as to continue to train children and high school students for free. These plans include the current building.

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