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Flatiron School is a global school started in New York that trains students in 21st-century skills like software engineering, data science, and UX/UI design. Flatiron School's On-Campus and Online immersive courses have a proven track record of impressive job-placement results and include dedicated Career Coaching, employment support, and a Money-Back Guarantee

Since joining WeWork in 2017, Flatiron School has opened campuses around the world, and provided our online students free access to a dedicated WeWork workspace — which means whether students are learning online or in-person, they have access to a global campus of learners and tech professionals through WeWork membership. That real-life community helps keep students motivated and connected to one another, and drives powerful networking opportunities with employers. 

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WeWork’s Flatiron School Commits to Increasing Access to Education with $100 Million in Funding for Income Share Agreements

Flatiron’s Income Share Agreement Opens Pathways to Education and Underscores its Ongoing Commitment to its Students

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WeWork’s Flatiron School Brings Premier Tech Skills Training to San Francisco

Flatiron School joins WeWork’s expanding footprint in San Francisco to help locals launch and develop careers in tech.

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WeWork’s Flatiron School Launches in Austin

Coding school to up-skill Austin locals and increase access with income share agreements

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Mid-Career Professionals Look for a Reboot at Coding Boot Camps

Coding bootcamps—small technical schools that prepare adults for work as Andrew Fechner was unemployed nearly a year when he made a radical move: At age 42, with young twin boys to support, he borrowed $19,000 for tuition and enrolled in a 13-week Manhattan coding bootcamp. The former cable-television programming executive hoped to launch a new career as a software engineer.

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How Flatiron School makes new programmers — in just 12 weeks

With a new take on education that falls somewhere between self-taught prodigy and four-year computer science degree, the Flatiron School promises to turn coding bootcamp students with little programming experience into developers.

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WeWork's Flatiron School acquires Chicago design school Designation

WeWork’s Flatiron School, the coding boot camp purchased last year by the $40 billion co-working startup, has acquired Designation, a Chicago-based, for-profit design education school, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Flatiron School Takes a Softly, Softly Approach To London Launch

Established in the US in 2012 , Flatiron School runs coding training programs — often referred to as bootcamps — that make a point of recruiting a proportion of candidates from communities that are generally underrepresented in the digital economy workplace. 

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SeatGeek, Flatiron School want to help women pursue tech education

Kristi Riordan, COO of Flatiron School, joins Cheddar to discuss its partnership with SeatGeek to provide scholarships for women pursuing an education in technology.

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WeWork to open SF coding school — with refunds If students don’t get jobs

In June 2019, Flatiron School opened its doors in San Francisco to help anyone who wants to enter the tech industry in the world's most important tech hub.

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