LaunchCode Provides Tech Training for Coding JobsLaunchCode, the St. Louis-based organization helping companies fill their thousands of un-filled coding jobs, does that by both training people who've never done computer programming before and by placing people with some experience into apprenticeships.
Biden Cites Need for Technical Training in St. Louis VisitBiden said the middle class has been clobbered by the Great Recession, and high-tech jobs are the way the middle class can get back to normal.
V.P. Biden to Visit St. LouisVice President Joe Biden will be in St. Louis Friday to talk about education in the field of technology.
Need a Job? Get in on LaunchCode's 'Summer of Code'LaunchCode is launching what it's dubbed the 'Summer of Code' program, offering free computer programming classes.
LaunchCode Offers Harvard Computer Class, For FreeFive month coding class begins in mid-January.
STL-Based Tech Training Program Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Federal EffortThe $100 million federal TechHire initiative hopes to train more people for jobs in the technology field. TechHire is modeled in part on LaunchCode, a program that began in St. Louis.
Harvard Professors Get Rock Star Reception in St. Louis"I need at least a thousand new programmers right now to fill the jobs that we have," Square co-founder Jim McKelvey says
LaunchCode's Coding Course Forced to Bigger StageAspiring computer programmers living in St. Louis are jumping at the chance to take a free intro coding course being offered by LaunchCode and the nonprofit EdX.
LaunchCode Flooded With Applications From Aspiring Tech TalentLaunchCode aims to pair newbie, generally skilled programmers with experienced programmers at companies that would eventually want to hire the newbie full-time
Charlie Brennan - Tuesday, August 27th - Jim McKelvey, Co-Founder of Square, Talks about LaunchCodeThe 22nd in a series on growing innovative entrepreneurism with Square and 3rd Degree Glass Factory Founcer Jim McKelvey,who discusses LaunchCode.