Ola Ayeni
President, Claim Academy

In which sector is your company most closely aligned?


What does your company do?

Claim Academy takes someone who has little or no background in tech, trains that person and then connect that person to employers for a great paying career of an average of $75,000.

How long has your company had a presence in St. Louis?

8 years

What makes the St. Louis region an ideal home for your company/organization? Why do you choose to operate your business here?

St Louis has a unique community of people who support you and want you to succeed. Everything is better here and most especially the people.

What has been the most valuable resource (person, tool, organization) for helping your company grow? How did you find it? How do you utilize it?

I have outstanding support from various organizations and friends. Arch Grant for one, St Louis Mosiac Project is another one, and many more people.

What advice would you give new tech companies that are trying to navigate the current market?

Come over and ask for help. People are willing to help you.

What new practice or policy did you put into place over the pandemic that has positively impacted your company?

We created a hybrid work down. But we are back in house full time since we are a school

Tell us about the next big thing in your technology sector. How will this affect your business?

We are expanding our reach to doing adding more valuable programs

What is the accomplishment you are most proud to share from 2022?

We purchased our own first student housing building.

What exciting development is on the horizon for your company in 2023?

Growth and partnership

How can people learn more about your company or get involved in what you are doing?


Meet Claim Academy

Claim Academy the most awarded, premier, top-ranked developer bootcamp that offers immersive on-campus and online programs in software engineering, GIS, Data Science and Cybersecurity in St Louis region and US. Approved to issue Transcript and College Credits to it's graduates. Claim Academy has the largest employer partner of over 450 nationwide.

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