Bootcamps

Coding Bootcamps Eye Universities to Extend Their Reach

The coding bootcamp market has seen major swings. Some of the largest programs have shut their doors in the past couple of years. Others have latched on to university brands and the students they attract.

Make School Looks to Add New York City Campus After $15M Series B Fundraise

Make School made headlines last fall when the coding bootcamp-turned college formed a unique partnership with a liberal arts college in northern California. Now, the San Francisco-based startup institution is eyeing the Big Apple for its first branch campus.

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2U’s ‘Third Chapter’ Begins With a $750M Acquisition of Trilogy Education

It’s a trilogy in the making, and for 2U’s third chapter, the online program management company wants in on bootcamps.That’s how 2U co-founder and CEO, Chip Paucek, framed its latest deal: acquiring Trilogy Education Services, an education company that helps set up and run short-term coding programs at university extension schools, for $750 million. The deal is expected to close in two months.

News from the Y: The Latest Edtech Startups in Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Class

What’s the latest from the Y? Over Monday and Tuesday earlier this week, entrepreneurs from 189 startups took the stage for Demo Day, the de-facto graduation ceremony for Y Combinator, one of the technology industry’s most recognizable startup accelerator programs.

Report Aims to Pin Down What the Coding Bootcamp Market Really Looks Like

There’s a not-so-secret issue with coding bootcamps: accurate data on the industry is sparse.“Despite the impact this emerging industry has made on higher education over the past 6 years, the size and scope of the sector and its impact remain unclear,” a new report published in RTI International finds. “Until now, the only data on these programs and outcomes of attendees have come from industry affiliated groups.”

DeVos Wants More Bootcamp-University Partnerships. Here’s a Look Inside One.

It came as a surprise to many last November when a for-profit coding school and a small liberal arts college announced that the two would join forces.Nestled in the green hills of Marin Country, Calif., Dominican University has been around for 129 years, and didn’t have many offerings available for students interested in technology or computer science. Less than 20 miles south in downtown San Francisco, Make School, a coding bootcamp, was looking into ways it could get its two-year program accredited to offer students a bachelor’s degree.

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