By Imogen Crispe
Last Updated December 29, 2016
Welcome to our last monthly coding bootcamp news roundup of 2016! Each month, we look at all the happenings from the coding bootcamp world from new bootcamps to fundraising announcements, to interesting trends we’re talking about in the office. This December, we heard about a bootcamp scholarship from Uber, employers who are happily hiring bootcamp grads, investments from New York State and a Tokyo-based staffing firm, diversity in tech, and as usual, new coding schools, courses, and campuses!
Employers Hiring Bootcampers
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Investments and Fundraising
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Related: Coding Bootcamp Acquisitions
Bootcamps Impacting Diversity
Related: How Women Navigate the Job Search at Hackbright Academy
New Programs and Campuses
NYC Data Science Academy is launching an online data science bootcamp, in addition to their existing in-person program.(via Data Center Journal)
Origin Code Academy in San Diego is launching an 18-week part-time bootcamp, in addition to its 12-week full time program (via Philly Purge).
Coding Dojo is opening new campuses in Berkeley and Orange County, California. The coding bootcamp already has campuses in Seattle, Dallas, San Jose, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and Chicago. (via Geekwire)
Revature has opened yet another coding bootcamp at a university, this time at the University of Florida. As with its other courses, they are free for university students and include an apprenticeship (via Education Dive).
Eleven Fifty Academy is thinking about where to teach people to code next - they are looking for an area which is particularly in need of developers to hold classes (via Indianapolis Business Journal).
Thinkful is opening an office in Washington DC so that they can hold meetups and information sessions in the city, as they do in New York where the HQ is located (via Technically DC).
- In 2017 The Software Guild will run online bootcamps for a number of universities, including Oregon State University, Wichita State University, Baker University and the University of Georgia (via Crain’s).
Flatiron School launched their new Community-Powered Bootcamp where people can learn through collaboration (via Forbes Opinion).
Coding Academy by Epitech, Paris, France
KeepCoding, Madrid, Spain
ASI Data Science, London, UK
The Coding Bootcamp at UCI Continuing Education, Irvine, CA
Upscale Academy, Los Angeles, CA and online
CodingNomads, Bali, Mexico City, and Thailand