April 28, 2014
A new coding school is coming to Miami, so for those looking to develop those skills, rejoice!
In a recent interview with The Starting Gate, Ironhack co-founder Ariel Quiñones had this to say:
“We founded Ironhack in Spain over a year ago to train software developers and tech entrepreneurs in the latest technologies with an obsessive focus on programming best practices. So far we’ve placed nearly 100 percent of our graduates that were seeking employment. This is particularly thrilling in the context of a country [Spain] that has almost 60 percent youth unemployment and a fairly young tech ecosystem. We think that we can produce the talent needed to close the tech skill gap and to fuel the growth of the emerging local startup ecosystem.”
Miami is a strategic move for Ironhack, which specializes in the Hispanic marketplace and plans to expand to Latin America.
Although Ironhack is still deciding on a Miami location, the first course is set to start in September. Students will have to go through a three- step selection process to asses their skills. Full cost of the program is US$8,000 — a bargain for the skills acquired and the connections students will be able to make.
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