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New York’s programming ed tech startup, General Assembly, sells to Adecco for $413 million

The European human resources services company Adecco Group said that is acquiring the New York-based, programming, design, and management training startup General Assembly for $413 million. With the a

The hiring game

With nearly 8 million Americans unemployed and looking for work while nearly 6 million jobs remain unfilled, it’s fair to say that technology has not disrupted the labor market in a good way.

Edie Windsor coding scholarship selects 40 LGBTQ women to learn how to code

There’s a shortage of people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer community in tech — not because they lack skill, but because they lack equal opportunity. Lesbians Who Tech, t

Climb Credit looks to transform student lending with a new business model based on graduate success

The U.S. is facing a crisis in higher education. Once the ticket to the middle class life at the center of the fabled "American Dream", the college and university experience is now under attack from a

3 signs you’ll soon be attending a coding bootcamp at your college

It all started as an alternative to the traditional college education. Now they’ve caught the eyes of deans across the country. Coding bootcamps have been a trending topic in higher education as the

General Assembly And Google Team Up To Crank Out An Army Of Android Developers

Education startup General Assembly, hot off raising a monster $70M round of funding, has partnered with Google to offer an immersive course on Android development. It’s 12 weeks, full-time and w

General Assembly Raises $70 Million, Closing In On 25,000 Alumni Worldwide

Today, educational startup General Assembly announced a series D round of funding of $70 million. Here’s what CEO Jake Schwartz had to say about the news, including the addition of a new board m

General Assembly And 500 Startups Partner For Accelerator Prep Program

General Assembly and 500 Startups are putting their collective heads together to provide an accelerator prep program designed for alumnae of the GA's curriculum. The month long program is taking a

McDonald’s Teams With General Assembly For Employee Training Pilot

McDonald’s announced a partnership with General Assembly today at South by Southwest. They are launching a pilot program in which a small subset of McDonald’s employees can take one of tw

[Update] General Assembly Partners With Businesses To Offer Credentialing Programs

General Assembly, the vocational training program provider for the white collar (and black turtlenecked) crowd, is now offering credentialed curricula with a consortium of industry partners. The New Y

General Assembly Raises $35M Led By New Investor IVP To Add More Tech Courses, New Campuses

<a target="_blank" href="">General Assembly</a>, the New York-based educational startup that offers tech courses in campuses across different cities, today announced that it h

General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies

As General Assembly moves <a href="">away from co-working</a> and focuses more heavily

General Assembly Shuts Down Co-Working Space In NYC To Focus On Education

After three years of offering co-working spaces to young startups and entrepreneurs, General Assembly has decided to shut down the co-working brand of its business in 2014, according to multiple sourc

Technology Education Startup General Assembly Raises $10 Million

<a target="_blank" href="">General Assembly</a>, the New York-based education startup that offers classes and mingling space to tech developers and entrepreneurs, has raised $1

General Assembly: Big Data On The Curriculum As Tech Ed Startup Opens London Branch

<a target="_blank" href="">General Assembly</a>, the New York-based education startup that offers classes and mingling space to tech developers and entrepreneurs, today offi

General Assembly Expands In New York, Has Sights Set On Educating The World

New York is an interesting place for startups. Not because they're technologically driven or that they're chasing after the Valley but because New York has something to offer everyone. It's a town fil