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Feb 17    Matt Zwiebel

How Is Your Business Supporting Your Customers?

For much of the 20th century, businesses were focused on extracting resources, creating products, and providing services that simply met the needs of their customer. And yet, as they focused on what the customer was…

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Feb 16    Galvanize

My Unconventional Journey to Redfin

This post originally appeared on Redfin.com by Lissa Walzer, Software Developer at Redfin. Some in the tech industry may call me an “alternative candidate.” I don’t have a computer science degree, and I’ve never had…

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Feb 14    Galvanize

Coffee Coding

You’ve probably heard the term “coding.” But what does it mean? And what does a “web developer” do? Something with the web, sure, but what exactly? Wonder no more. Coffee Coding ‘splains it all. Over…

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Feb 7    Lisa Greim

Five Ways to Get the Skinny on Companies You Want to Work For

A leading candidate for a job opening sat across the table from the hiring manager and a few other team members. Her resume looked great, her cover letter was well-written and error-free, and her salary…

#Data Science  #Web Development






Feb 6    Galvanize

Expanding Opportunities in Tech with the Adobe Digital Academy

Our core mission at Galvanize is to provide access to the tech industry to anyone who has the aptitude and drive to build a career in the fields of entrepreneurship, web development, and data science.…

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Feb 2    Galvanize

5 Jobs in Big Data You’ve Never Heard Of

This post originally appeared on StudySoup.com Big data has been the "it" buzzword for most of the past decade, and it doesn't look like it's going away anytime soon. More companies are looking for ways…

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Feb 1    Galvanize

The Secret to His Success

Most people can’t say they launched one, let alone two profitable business ventures in their 20s. But like many of us, Ricky Padilla wanted more time with his family and less time being consumed by…

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Jan 31    Roya Sabeti

Product Managers, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

At Galvanize, we’re putting a whole new spin on Study Hall with monthly, members-only sessions. At every Study Hall, industry all-stars present on one of three topics –– growth, funding, or product –– and collaborate…

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Jan 26    Galvanize

A Couple of Dropouts

Slaying your goals means facing your fears. Like dropping out of college to pursue a career in data science. That’s what Juno & Tyler did. (Juno even walked away from a full ride scholarship!) Here's…

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Jan 20    Chris Outcalt

Coding For A Cause

Tim Chew came to Galvanize to nudge the universe, and he plans to start by working with a population that could use some help: refugees. “Well, there’s one other part of my story,” says Timothy…

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Jan 16    Galvanize

Elevate Your Startup with Galvanize

Originally published on Medium by Sridhar Kamma, Co-Founder & CEO, Apposphere, Inc.  There are many co-working spaces around, one that especially stands out the most from the rest is Galvanize. As an early stage entrepreneur,…

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Jan 12    Galvanize

Data Driven Success

Don’t let anyone tell you that you don’t belong in tech. Believing in yourself and leveling up your skills at Galvanize pays off. Just ask Tracy Lee.   Level Up

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Jan 10    Chris Outcalt

When Big Data Meets High Fashion

How one Galvanize student's final project led him to a full-time gig at Nordstrom. The capstone project that helped Aaron Lichtner land a job as data scientist at Nordstrom almost never happened. Last spring, when…

#Data Science






Jan 9    Adam Griffin

2016 Year in Review and Looking Ahead: Galvanize Membership

Contributions made by Adam Griffin, Director of Membership, Aaron Hohle,  Lead Membership Manager, and Manu Vasconcelos, Lead Member Success Manager.  Hello and Happy New Year, My name is Adam Griffin, and I’m the Director of…

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Jan 6    Kristen O'Neill

No Shoes, No Jacket…No Problem

One woman’s journey from law school to web developer (Hint: she’s happier now) On her first day of class at Galvanize’s Web Development Immersive course last spring, Erika Angarita was a little nervous. Not because…

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Jan 4    Galvanize

Take a Hike

What does a data scientist-in-training do when she’s not a big fan of hiking, but her boyfriend is super into it? If you’re Olivia Schow, you use real life as inspiration for your capstone project,…

#Data Science






Jan 3    Hannah Freitas

3 Inquiry Techniques to Address Confrontation within Your Startup

In collaboration with the Techstars Accelerator Program in Boulder, Galvanize is hosting a workshop series called Model Mondays, on business development, valuations, and market trends, for anyone interested in entrepreneurship. Galvanize had the honor of…

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Dec 29    Haley Gray

Are These Three Things Missing From Your Work Life?

If at this very moment you’re already dreading the sound of your alarm clock going off tomorrow morning, maybe it’s time to start thinking about finding a different gig. Intelligent, creative problem solvers who love…

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Dec 29    Galvanize

Where Galvanize Grads Got Hired in 2016

2016 was a doozy. Chock full of ups, downs and what-the-whats? Here at Galvanize, we're giving props to all of our students who worked their hearts out this year to level up and build careers…

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Dec 28    Galvanize

Galvanize Named One of SwitchUp’s 2016 Best Bootcamp

If you’re like us, you do your research. You want to know that putting your time, money and effort into something is going to pay off. That’s when a site like Switchup comes in handy.…

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Dec 28    Matt Zwiebel

A Puncher’s Chance

At Galvanize, we’re putting a whole new spin on Study Halls with monthly, members-only sessions. At every Study Hall, industry all-stars present on one of three topics –– growth, funding, or product –– and collaborate…

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Dec 27    Jessica Cox

4 Steps to Finding the Investors of Your Dreams

At Galvanize, we’re putting a whole new spin on Study Hall with monthly, members-only sessions. At every Study Hall, industry all-stars present on one of three topics –– growth, funding, or product –– and collaborate…

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Dec 26    Hannah Freitas

Disrupt the Industry by Riding the Wave

In collaboration with the Techstars Accelerator Program in Boulder, Galvanize is hosting a workshop series called Model Mondays, on business development, valuations, and market trends, for anyone interested in entrepreneurship. Galvanize had the honor of…

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Dec 22    Roya Sabeti

Fundraising for Your Startup? Ask Yourself These Questions

At Galvanize, we’re putting a whole new spin on Study Hall with monthly, members-only sessions. At every Study Hall, industry all-stars present on one of three topics – Growth, Funding, or Product –– and collaborate…

#Entrepreneurship






Dec 22    Tony Rehagen

Manual Transition

A fateful Uber ride gave this veteran new direction Two years ago, as fall turned to winter — or what passes for winter — in South Florida, Steve McLaughlin felt lost. He’d emerged from a…

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