By Toni Aliberti, Campus Director
Next week is the first annual Tampa Bay Startup Week, and we are thrilled to be organizing the computer coding track! We partnered with multiple, local organizations to host a variety of events to spark any tech lovers interest.
The Iron Yard Ventures, our startup accelerator program is even making the trip down! Code for Tampa Bay, The Tampa Ruby Brigade, and 83 Degrees Media are a few of the partnering organizations. We even incorporated kids classes into our track with the help of Suncoast Coders Kids, since they are the future of the startup world. Please explore the schedule below and find an event or multiple events that you would like to attend. Hope to see you there!
Monday, February 2 @ 6pm – Code for Tampa Bay Data Journey at the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center
Tuesday, February 3 @ 6:30pm – Kids Class for Intro to Game Development (ages 13-17) at The Iron Yard
Wednesday, February 4 @ 6pm – Kids Class for Hour of Code (ages 8-12) at The Iron Yard
Wednesday, February 4 @ 7pm – Weekly Hack with The Tampa Bay Ruby Brigade at The Iron Yard
Thursday, February 5 @ Noon – The Iron Yard Ventures Startup Accelerator Program at The Iron Yard. Please register here for this event! The information session will cover the accelerator process, how we run the program and what we look for when investing in startups
Thursday, February 5 @5:30pm 83 Degrees hosts the Not So Average Speakers Series at The Iron Yard with our own Ruby on Rails Instructor, Brian Burridge on the panel discussion about how to grow your own startup