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More than 150 grads later: Outcomes and Statistics

CodeBoxx has recently surpassed the symbolic number of 150 graduates. This milestone is especially impressive given what the past 16 months has been with the global pandemic forcing us to deliver our cohorts remotely. What is also impressive is the diversity and variety of profiles we saw graduating and launching a career in tech over the past few months. There are amazing individual stories on our (brand new) website’s testimonials section you can read and watch, but we want to give you a high level overview of the graduates’ background. Our mission is to allow people from all walks of life to get a chance at a career in tech and the numbers below prove exactly that we are fulfilling our mission.

  • 67.1% of graduates had no programming experience prior to the bootcamp
  • 67.4% of graduates didn’t have college/university diplomas or experience
  • 79% of graduates are between 17 and 35 years old. 15.7% are between 36 and 45 years old.  
  • 13.5% of graduates are women
  • Starting salaries of graduates range from $35,000 to $67,000, with an average around $47,000

Wonderful numbers, right? Indeed!

These numbers should answer a few questions that we get a lot: “I have never programmed before, is it for me?” or “I only have a high school diploma, is it for me?”. YES and YES! CodeBoxx is open to everyone and is designed to remove as many barriers to entry as possible so anyone can give it a shot. No upfront tuition, laptop loan program, no prerequisite, etc. CodeBoxx is 100% different from any other education experience you might have had before! Anyone can succeed at CodeBoxx with the proper levels of commitment and effort and the numbers above prove it, but we want to be transparent as well: our accelerated approach and the bootcamp format might not be for everyone. In short, open to everyone doesn’t mean it suits everyone. That being said, this is why we created a 2-week program called Genesis to make sure interested candidates can validate their will and interest in becoming a developer and evaluate if the format fits their needs and learning capacity. If the fit is not right after Genesis, candidates can withdraw and will have enjoyed a great 2 weeks of programming for free! Here are some numbers from our past cohorts.

  • 67% of the Genesis program’s candidates move onto the 14-week Odyssey program. For the vast majority of those who don’t move on to Odyssey, they had the choice to move on, but they realized they didn’t like technology after all, they didn’t want to become a developer after trying it for 2 weeks or the accelerated format was simply not for them. For the minority who does not move on to Odyssey after Genesis, they have failed to reach the threshold of points that allow them to qualify for Odyssey. They are typically more than welcome to come back in a future cohort.
  • The graduation rate from the Odyssey Program is 73%.
  • CodeBoxx’s all-time placement rate is above 90%

The takeaway the statistics you just read is the following: CodeBoxx will offer you a risk-free opportunity to launch your career in technology in 4 months, but nothing is given, everything is earned at CodeBoxx. You must be ready to work hard and devote and dedicate 100% of yourself to the program for its full duration, but the reward at the end makes it worth it!

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CodeBoxx to open a new campus in Philadelphia

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.June 1st, 2021 / – CodeBoxx, the technology community that offers an ultra-accelerated 16-week coding and technology program to train people from all walks of life, is pleased to open the registrations for its next US location in the greater Philadelphia Area. Following a very successful expansion and HQ relocation in the Tampa Bay region in St. Petersburg, FL, CodeBoxx has identified Philadelphia as a high potential market for another US campus that is set to open in September 2021. The organization will be working with numerous local actors of the tech community, the economic development organizations, the employment centers and the local companies!

CodeBoxx has quickly demonstrated that its highly inclusive and accessible concept delivers on its promises in markets with various characteristics. The opportunities created by CodeBoxx for its participants have already allowed many individuals to jumpstart their careers. The success of more than 150 graduates is so obvious it allows tech-enabled organizations to grow and expand even where demand for business-ready technologists has become a problem. Moreover, the past several months have accelerated the digitization of jobs and reshaped the workplace dramatically. Within that changing landscape, demand for fast, effective and accessible upskilling and reskilling alternatives is growing.

About CodeBoxx

CodeBoxx, launched in 2018, is among the fastest growing technology bootcamps in North America and it is born to addresses the shortage of business-first software developers with a 16-week proprietary training designed by a CTO to meet the very real challenges of CTOs and help companies optimize return on their technology investment. The unique concept makes careers in technology accessible and possible to all. The exclusive transformational bootcamp is offered both in person and online. Employment is guaranteed to graduates through in-house placement services with world-class companies as well as within its Digital Workshop, a digital solutions division that is already working with eBay, Lucky Brand, the SPARC Group, MadaLuxe, Amsale, Vivino and many more. CodeBoxx currently has a 94% placement rate.

Link: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/codeboxx-to-open-a-new-campus-in-philadelphia-301302510.html

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CodeBoxx Tampa Bay: Ribbon Cutting Event on May 19th

CodeBoxx Technology is very proud to announce that a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony followed by a Champagne reception will be held on Wednesday, 19th of May @ 4pm to officially inaugurate its new headquarters.
This special event will bring together St. Pete Community Leaders, including Mayor Rick Kriseman, Chamber’s President Chris Steinocher and EDC’s president JP Dubuque, to celebrate the arrival of CodeBoxx in an already vibrant business community!
Registration details for the event are here: https://bit.ly/2QhAbzO
 
Hope to see you at the event! Please join us to celebrate a community ‘thriving’ together!
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Update: The May cohorts will be started remotely

As you may have read a few weeks ago, we were very happy to announce the resumption of face-to-face cohorts for our Quebec City and Montreal campuses on May 3rd. After more than a year operating remotely, we couldn’t wait to meet our candidates in person.

That being said, due to the most recent measures announced by government authorities and the continuation of them, we find ourselves obliged to modify our plans. Thus, we will continue to operate remotely for a few more weeks. This means that the cohorts starting on May 3rd in Quebec and Montreal will also start remotely. We cannot say at this point in which week we will be able to return to our premises, but please know that as soon as it is safe to do so, we will. Note that the computer loan program remains even under our remote format.

There are still a few days left to register for these cohorts or for the following cohorts which will start on August 30th.

 

 

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CodeBoxx Tampa Bay: Here’s where our HQ and new campus will be!

When we recently announced that the first in-person cohort of the new Tampa Bay Campus will be launched this summer, we told you we would disclose our official address very very soon! Well, it’s time! As you know, we have chosen St. Pete for our HQ and new campus, but we can now confirm we will be in the Thrive DTSP building located on 4th Street North right off downtown St. Pete, thanks to a great partnership with the St. Pete Chamber and St. Pete Greenhouse.

Just like for our other locations, CodeBoxx has not skimped on the quality of the facilities in which participants will be immersed intensely for 4 months, cohort after cohort. We give our participants all the tools they need to ensure and promote their success. In this way, we leave them no excuses that could explain a failure. Dining area, collaboration area, “workpods” for individual work, entertainment area, showers, rest rooms, etc., are available to participants at all times.

CodeBoxx truly wants to become a household name in the whole Tampa Bay region and is looking forward to bring its contribution! Stay tuned for more announcements in the upcoming weeks!