The Atlantic: Smaller-Town Startups: ‘Stopping the Brain Drain’ in South Carolina

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Some other time I’ll go into The Iron Yard’s whole business model, which is a combination of “code academy,” business incubators, kids’ classes, and other features. The code academy charges $10,000 for a three-month session, and offers a full refund if graduates can’t get an appropriate job. “We can guarantee an entry-level job, but entry level in this field might be $65,000 or $75,000,” Barth told us. So far they have not had to give any refunds. (More here andhere.)

 

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