Forbes – 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs to Watch

Posted: December 22, 2012 in Founders

James Whelton, 20

James Whelton, 20

Founder, CoderDojo has been named as one of the 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs to Watch:
Whelton, a coder nerd, founded Coder Dojo, free clubs where kids learn how to program, in his native Ireland in early 2011. Now there are 130 dojos across 22 countries, with 10,000 kids learning to code for free each week. One student, 13-year-old Harry Moran, developed Pizzabot, a game that debuted at the top of the iPhone paid download charts, beating out Angry Birds.

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