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Building a tech hub in the heart of Medellin.

Turning Colombia into the Silicon Valley of the South.

Colombia is well placed to become a tech hub in South America. By investing in digital skills, we are helping the city of Medellin harness its most valuable resource - their people.

Developing talent in Medellin

We’re working with the best local and international providers to train 250 Colombians into future-proof industries, connecting them to local industry and to nearshore jobs to attract investment into the country.

  • 250 Students

  • 7 Cohorts

  • 4 Training Providers

  • 5 x Fewer Withdrawals

  • 67% employment rate

Student demographics

  • 69% Youth

  • 35% Women

  • 46% Stratas 1 & 2

Areas of training

Full Stack Development

Learn the fundamental software engineer skills to build web applications on the job: computer science, collaboration tools, and the programming languages modern employers demand.

Data Analytics

Hands-on training to master SQL, Excel, Tableau, PowerBI, and Python – tools listed in virtually every data analytics job posting across industries.


Forte Graduates in Medellín

Student event in Medellín

Forte Graduates in Medellín

The support that Forte gave us was amazing. Forte helped us grow professionally and personally in a way that I can’t express. And today, thanks to Forte, I can say that I’m living the dream of changing my life and joining the IT industry.

Christian Velasquez

Data Science Graduate