Arukay was founded at the Harvard University Innovation Lab and has reached more than 30,000 children in Colombia between the ages of 4 and 17. We have developed projects in 10 cities in Colombia reaching more than 150 schools, both public and private, providing STEAM education. We are currently opening operations in Ecuador, Peru, Mexico and Spain.


Arukay's mission is to transform education using exponential technologies by providing students with the tools they will need to succeed in the changing world of the future.


By 2025, we aim to help 100 million students become fully coding bilingual. In this way, we will be able to leverage the growth of a generation that is prepared to participate in the job market of the near future.

Ana Victoria Ricaurte - CEO

She has more than 19 years of experience leading teams in the financial, education and health industries. She has been Internet Director of the Colombian Stock Exchange and the Porvenir Pension Fund. She served as Vice President of Operations at Best Doctors, and was Founder of INNCUBATED (the first educational startup incubator in Colombia). She is a graduate of Universidad de Los Andes, CESA and Harvard University.

Marcelo Burbano - CEO

He has more than 19 years of experience in financial and strategic consulting, with 10 years dedicated exclusively to the education sector, guiding institutions, companies and business groups. He was in charge of the Latin American region for The Parthenon Group, one of the most recognized consulting firms in educational strategy based in Boston. He holds a degree in engineering from Universidad de Los Andes. He later graduated in business from the Wharton School (UPenn) and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School (HBS).

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