Sioux Falls is hosting their 4th Startup Weekend November 10-12 at Zeal.
Sioux Falls Startup Weekend is back for their 4th installment! This year they’ll be at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, November 10-12. In just 48 hours you’ll receive the resources, connections, and knowledge to go from idea to execution. And as you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, entrepreneurs, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. Read more
The Results Junkies Road Tour is going to be here in three weeks! Some people have been asking me what to expect during the tour.
Paul and his team are going to be in Sioux Falls the entire week, but that doesn’t mean that you need to take 5-days off work and attend every single event. Instead, we are going to be planning different events for different groups throughout the week, and you should pick the ones that are in alignment with your interests. Read more
Leadership South Dakota has a goal to build the next generation of South Dakota leaders. As their second class kicked off earlier this month (September 10-13, 2015), a hand-selected group of 43 leaders descended on Pierre, South Dakota to embark on the first of seven sessions scheduled throughout our state in the coming months. Leadership South Dakota has set a big goal, but I am confident we will not let then down.
Code Bootcamp launched on May 26th with 9 students! We have been working hard, touring local technology businesses and starting our work projects. In the coming weeks we will be profiling each of our students, so keep an eye out for those. A quick insight into our students include three who have moved to Sioux Falls from out of state, three women and one high-school student! Read more
Help us build our community by being a sponsor
Code Bootcamp could not operate without our sponsors — Thank You Sponsors!
Our sponsors are also our customers. We are here to serve them with the correct curriculum and well-rounded graduates. We spent months talking with businesses about the skills that they are looking for in new candidates, and what is lacking in today’s applicants.
Building a strong foundation for new developers
When Josh Stroschein and I first started our discussions around launching Code Bootcamp, we both felt very passionate that every student needs to be paired with a senior developer as a mentor. Why did we both feel so strongly about this? One simple reason: it is hard getting started out as an entry level developer! And why doesn’t everyone, regardless of their career, have a mentor to help build their craft? We can fix that for our students, so we made it part of our core goals for Code Bootcamp.