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Jan 19    Elisa Goldberg

It’s Goin’ Down at the gShowdown

Galvanize Austin is ecstatic to announce a first-of-its-kind event on February 22nd that will bring together the unique communities we unite on our campus. We call it gShowdown. So what is the gShowdown? This event…

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Jan 17    Roya Sabeti

3 Ways to Improve Your Company Culture Today: A Chat with the Co-Founder of 15Five

Today startups are synonymous with perks like ping pong, beer, and free lunches. In the race to attract the best talent startups have resorted, for better or worse, to a generic set of perks that…

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Jan 9    Daniel Beerman

Learning to Code: My Story as a Galvanize Web Dev Student, (Series) Part Five

This is a series written by former Galvanize employee Dan Beerman on his experience as a Galvanize student in WDI Cohort g70. Read Dan's first post in the series here. Happy 2018! All of 2017…

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Jan 9    Brady Campbell

Galvanize + Adobe Digital Academy: Cohort #1

In December 2016, we had the opportunity to connect with Liz Lowe and the inspiring Sustainability and Social Impact team at Adobe. They had been building the Adobe Digital Academy since 2016 and wanted Galvanize…

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Jan 3    Galvanize

New Year, New CEO, and New Growth at Galvanize

To kick off the New Year, we are pleased to announce that Al Rosabal has joined as CEO of Galvanize! Al is an authentic leader who brings to Galvanize proven strategic, operational and transformational skills.…

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Dec 13    Elisa Goldberg

Galvanize & Austin Hackathon: Using data for good!

City strategic initiatives drive policy creation and implementation for every city, including Austin. The City of Austin has been on the forefront of opening up their data to the community to create relevant and meaningful…

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Dec 8    Galvanize

Galvanize Holiday Gift Guide and Discount Codes for 2017!

Cyber Monday has come and gone, but we have you covered with both our member companies and portfolio companies for your tech shopping! Galvanize is very proud to highlight some great gifts, courtesy of the…

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Dec 7    Daniel Beerman

Learning to Code: My Story as a Galvanize Web Dev Student, (Series) Part Four

This is a series written by former Galvanize employee Dan Beerman on his experience as a Galvanize student in WDI Cohort g70. Read Dan's first post in the series here. Back From Break I’ve just…

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Dec 5    Galvanize

To Grow Talent, Don’t Move Fast and Break Things — Move Slow and Build Them

  Credit: Facebook This post originally appeared on Medium.com and Alida's personal website and has been republished with permission from its author, Alida Miranda-Wolff, Director of Platform, Hyde Park Angels as a Galvanize Guest Post. Please check out Alida's other…

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Nov 30    Roya Sabeti

Why “Inbox Zero” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be…

In the last few years everyone has become obsessed with the concept of Inbox Zero. Inbox Zero is exactly what it sounds like, to have zero emails in your inbox. As if somehow seeing the…

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Nov 16    Josh Wyatt

Galvanize and Lenda Team Up to Build a Cool New Product – Databraid!

As an instructor for the Web Development Immersive here at Galvanize in San Francisco, I'm always on the look out for opportunities for my students to stand out in the hiring market. We already have…

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Nov 15    Daniel Beerman

Learning to Code: My Story as a Galvanize Web Dev Student, (Series) Part Three

This is a series written by former Galvanize employee Dan Beerman on his experience as a Galvanize student in WDI Cohort g70. Read Dan's first post in the series here. Getting the Routine Four weeks…

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Nov 1    Daniel Beerman

Learning to Code: My Story as a Galvanize Web Dev Student, (Series) Part Two

This is a series written by former Galvanize employee Dan Beerman on his experience as a Galvanize student in WDI Cohort g70. Read Dan's first post in the series here. THIS. IS. NOT. COLLEGE. My Transition to…

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Nov 1    Galvanize

New York Campus to Offer Nights and Weekends for Data Science Immersive Program

Galvanize Announces Nights & Weekends Data Science Program in New York City The Galvanize curriculum is now tailored for aspiring Data Scientists and Analysts working with normal business hour commitments November 1, 2017 NEW YORK,…

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Oct 30    Galvanize

Results, Not Time Sheets – How Managers Can Make Better Teams

One of the biggest challenges faced by current business organizations is building teams and retaining the talents within while maintaining measurable results. The way employees work has changed drastically over the years. People no longer appreciate…

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Oct 24    Roya Sabeti

TaskRabbit and the Future of the Sharing Economy

“In the early days of TaskRabbit I would talk to ANYONE that would listen to me, like anyone. It didn’t matter if it was the guy sitting next to me on the bus, or a…

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Oct 19    Daniel Beerman

Learning to Code: My Story as a Galvanize Web Dev Student

This is a series written by former Galvanize employee Dan Beerman on his experience as a Galvanize student in WDI Cohort g70. Read the next post in the series here. Yep. This isn’t a Dream. I…

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Oct 17    Galvanize

Existing Investors Back Galvanize’s Continued Business Growth in Technology Workforce Development

Company’s Increasing Share of Enterprise Customers and Growing Consumer Sector Attracts $7 Million October 17, 2017 DENVER -- Galvanize, the learning community for technology that offers education skilling programs in key technical disciplines and entrepreneur-focused…

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Oct 12    Brady Campbell

Galvanize’s 5-Year Anniversary

Five years doesn’t really feel like that long ago. It was 2012. Facebook went public on the NYSE. Gagnam Style was playing (too much) on the radio . GIFs changed the way we communicate with…

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Oct 11    Roya Sabeti

To OKR, Or Not To OKR – That Is The Question

Setting goals is easy. Understanding and tracking your progress around those goals can be a bit more of a challenge. So where do you start? Thats where OKRs come into play. OKR stands for Objective…

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Sep 26    Elisa Goldberg

Austin Startup Week 2017

After much talk and planning, Austin Startup Week is only a few short days away! Last year, we had over 2,000 visitors join us for panels, investor speed dating, and networking. We can’t wait to…

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Sep 6    Galvanize

Merging Business and Tech into AI: A Conversation with Data Science Graduate Paulo Arantes

Galvanize alumni embody the diversity of thought, background, and career of our technical community, and we are proud to bring you advice, musings, and missives straight from the minds of our graduates… Paulo Arantes completed…

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Aug 30    Galvanize

A Message from the Galvanize Founders

Dear Galvanize Community, Yesterday, we restructured and streamlined our workforce, with 37 employees -- primarily at our headquarters -- being impacted. We are very grateful for each of these employees and their contributions, both to your…

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Aug 8    Adam Griffin

Politics Won’t Fix It: Empowering Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Solving the Startup Visa Problem

Can we solve the Startup Visa problem with rocket science? Not likely. But a former Caltech rocket engineer just might be able to. Craig Montuori is the brains and leadership behind Global EIR,  a nonprofit…

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Jul 31    Chris Outcalt

The B Side

Will Johnson walked away from a big time record label in New York City—and discovered he had a passion for data science. Will Johnson stumbled into the music business in his early 20s. On a…

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