João Caxaria

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João started as a consultant in the advertisement, health, and financial services, working mostly in the UK. Since then, partnered with some startups to deliver products, and started a few others. He is the co-founder and CTO at Codacy. This startup has developed a tool to automatically revise programming code, hence helping programmers saving time and being more productive. Codacy already raised over 14 million dollars in different investment rounds…and keeps growing.

João holds a BSc in Mathematics from FCT NOVA.

Main Skills

  • Engineering
  • Team management

Areas of interest for mentoring

  • Tech-driven companies

Motivation to be a mentor

  • Giving back to the University
  • Pleased to support the development of innovative ideas and contribute to the success of new entrepreneurial initiatives
  • Personal satisfaction in sharing experiences and knowledge;
  • Accompany new technological developments and business models.


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Engineering | Programming