Archives: Galvanize

Apr 27    Jim Deters

Women in Tech Should Be the Rule, Not the Exception

This post originally appeared on, by Jim Deters, CEO & Founder, Galvanize. We’ve all heard different versions of the same statistic: According to the Census, women make up 59 percent of the entire workforce in…


Apr 13    Jim Deters

Is Your Workforce DOA On The Oregon Trail?

This post originally appeared on by Jim Deters, CEO & Founder, Galvanize.  In today’s hyper-digital world, whether CEOs and top executives realize it or not, every company — from polished Fortune 500’s to nimble…


Mar 28    Chris Outcalt

Three Tips To Help You Negotiate The Salary You’ve Always Wanted

Recent Galvanize web development graduate Tosin Awofeso happened to be sitting in a workshop about salary negotiation when he got a call with a job offer. He says in that moment he had the confidence…


Mar 23    Galvanize

She Belongs Here

We’re inspired every day by the dynamic women who make our Galvanize community and the tech industry a smarter, more inclusive, more awesome place to be. #WeAreGalvanize   Level Up


Mar 20    Galvanize

How to Show Interviewees Your Culture: Tips from Women in Tech

This post originally appeared on by Kate Catlin, Founder of Flock.  “What was the worst job interviewing experience you’ve ever had?” That was the first question we asked of a group of women last…


Mar 17    Galvanize

Hacking for Refugees

All refugees face great hardship, but women and girls are among the most vulnerable. They are often victims of violence and discrimination. What’s more, two-thirds of all female asylum seekers are underage. Last week, timed…


Mar 8    Galvanize

Because Women

On this day one hundred years ago, women in America did not have the right to vote, let alone pursue the broad range of jobs and careers available to men. Today, American women are senators,…


Mar 6    Galvanize

The (Non-Technical) Value of a Whiteboard Interview

This post originally appeared on by Mukai Matsiga, Career Services and Partner Relations Manager, Galvanize. Ah...the dreaded whiteboard interview. For those of you in the tech industry who are unfamiliar, or just really lucky to…


Mar 2    Jim Deters

When It Comes to Tech Education, the Fox Should Not Set the Rules for the Hen House

This post originally appeared on by Jim Deters, CEO & Founder, Galvanize. Within the last couple of days, the tech press has reported that a group of coding boot camps and accelerated-learning programs have…


Dec 20    Galvanize

A More Flexible Way to Level Up Your Tech Skills

At Galvanize we are committed to making tech education and access to careers in tech available to everyone. This is why we are excited to introduce a brand new series of part-time courses to our…


Dec 16    Galvanize

Galvanize 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

When it comes to holiday gift giving, brick-and-mortar shopping is time-consuming and stress-inducing. (Ever tried to find a parking spot at the mall the week before Christmas? #yikes) Give yourself a break—and give your loved…


Nov 15    Galvanize

CNN is on the Money: How Galvanize is Innovating the Future of Tech

Jim Deters, CEO & Founder of Galvanize, talks innovation with CNN Tech. Level Up


Nov 11    Kristen O'Neill

Air Force Vet Turned Entrepreneur Takes Her Genius to a Boot Camp Unlike Any Other

“I did some really cool stuff in space,” Air Force veteran Krissa Watry says humbly. It’s not something most human beings can say. Then again, Watry is not most people. A graduate of the United…


Nov 10    Chris Outcalt

Patriot Boot Camp: Helping Veterans Innovate Their Futures

Etched into mindset of the American military, the warrior ethos of the U.S. Armed Forces is to leave no one behind. Inspired by that credo, a tightly knit band of veterans and their family members…


Nov 4    Galvanize

Veterans: Find Your Next Mission in Tech

Galvanize is committed to creating opportunities for Veterans to gain the skills and knowledge they need to enter the tech industry after service to their country. As Veterans Day approaches, we’ll be chronicling the stories…


Oct 5    Haley Gray

Galvanize Boulder Opens Doors to New Campus

The 26,000 square foot Galvanize Campus is officially open at 1023 Walnut Street in Boulder, Colorado in the heart of the West End dining and nightlife scene and just across the street from Twitter and…


Sep 9    Amelia Aaron

Beer, Swag, and Brilliant Minds: Denver Startup Week Breakdown

Denver Startup Week launches Monday, September 12, 2016, kicking off the largest gathering of startup power in the nation. With hundreds of free programs, from workshops and seminars to panels and pub crawls, this one-of-a-kind…


Aug 25    Galvanize

Upward Mobility for the Under-Employed: CEO Jim Deters’ Take

You’ve sent out dozens of carefully crafted cover letters, networked with everyone in a 100-mile radius and still ended up with a gig that isn’t quite what you want. We’ve all been there, and it…


Aug 15    Jim Deters

45 Million Ways to Transform Lives

I started Galvanize with my two co-founders, Chris and Lawrence, with a radical goal: Solve the innovation and talent gap by making opportunities in technology available to all those with the aptitude, drive and determination,…


Jul 20    Jim Deters

Galvanize CEO Jim Deters Shares A Word On Our Updated Placement Rates

Galvanize provides a learning community to train junior web developers and data scientists to succeed in our technology driven world. Every day we see the challenges that our members, startups, and established companies face, making…


Jun 28    Galvanize

Hillary Clinton Shares Tech Agenda at Galvanize Denver

Today, Galvanize was proud to host Hillary Clinton as she unveiled her comprehensive technology and innovation agenda with the aim of building an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top. "I…


Jun 28    Jim Deters

Galvanize Announces NYC Campus, Opening in 2017

Outside of Silicon Valley, New York City is the largest tech ecosystem in the country. Technology is among the fastest growing and highest paying sectors in New York City today, representing 291,000 jobs and $30…


Jun 19    Dynelle Abeyta

Did Someone Say, “Web Dev Giveaway?”

June and July are going to be amazing months for learning web development in the Bay Area. To celebrate, we’re giving away a seat in two upcoming classes (Learn React.js in 2 days and JavaScript…

#Galvanize  #Web Development

Jun 2    Galvanize

From the Source: Josh Silverman

I started my first business when I was 24. I suppose it could have been called lean, way before lean was a thing, but in 1997 it occurred to me that the network of independent…

#Entrepreneurship  #Galvanize

Jun 1    Galvanize

The Rise of Open Data Science. Join Us June 6th

By James Kobielus, IBM Data Science Evangelist Open-source approaches continue to disrupt established markets and foster amazing innovations. In the IT world, open source software is penetrating every pore of established vendor ecosystems and recrystallizing…

#Data Science  #Galvanize