Founded in 2012, Bloc was the first online coding bootcamp. Today, Bloc offers its flagship program, Full Stack Web Developer Track, as well as programs in web development, mobile development, and UX/UI design. Bloc's apprenticeship approach employs project-based learning and continuous mentoring from an experienced professional to help students launch new careers. In November 2014, Bloc closed a $6M Series A investment led by Shasta Ventures, and currently enjoys support from acclaimed seed investors Harrison Metal, Baseline Ventures, and First Round Capital.

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TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2011
Size (employees)125 (est)
Websitebloc.io
Bloc was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Bloc

Erin Rosenblatt

Erin Rosenblatt

Head of Student Success
Megan Marquardt

Megan Marquardt

Director of Engineering
Gina diMarcantonio

Gina diMarcantonio

Director of Mentor Operations
Chris Courtney

Chris Courtney

Program Director
Richard Newman

Richard Newman

Program Director
Riley End

Riley End

VP of Operations
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Bloc Office Locations

Bloc has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
110 Sutter St
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Bloc Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2011

Bloc total Funding

$10.3 m

Bloc latest funding size

$6 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Bloc investors

Bloc's latest funding round in November 2014 was reported to be $6 m. In total, Bloc has raised $10.3 m
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Bloc News and Updates

Forward Bloc to launch Netaji Idealism Yatra

The All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) Bengal unit would launch "Netaji Idealism Yatra" across the state to spread awareness against the rise of communalism in the state, a senior party functionary said Monday. The yatra will start from January 10 and continue till Jan 21. The tableau will travel acr…

EU to Rule Out ‘Managed No-Deal’ as Bloc Boosts Brexit Planning

EU to Rule Out ‘Managed No-Deal’ as Bloc Boosts Brexit Planning

EU to Step Up Plans for No-Deal Brexit as Bloc Plays Hardball With May

EU to Step Up Plans for No-Deal Brexit as Bloc Plays Hardball With May

South America Trade Bloc Members Want Overhaul, Argentina Says

South America Trade Bloc Members Want Overhaul, Argentina Says

Megacap FAANG Bloc Collapses as Growth Stocks Lead Sell-Off

Megacap FAANG Bloc Collapses as Growth Stocks Lead Sell-Off

EU Says Trump's Tough Trade Strategy Working But Bloc Is United

EU Says Trump's Tough Trade Strategy Working But Bloc Is United
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Bloc Blogs

A Marketing Director turned Designer

Cherie’s life as a marketing director no longer satisfied her ambitions. She wanted to help more people and knew that she could accomplish that by pursuing a career in UX/UI design. Eager to get started, Cherie enrolled in Bloc’s Designer Track.Tell us: what were you doing before Bloc?I was a Market…

Carlos was a Product Designer who was mesmerized by what could be created with code.

Carlos was a Product Designer who was mesmerized by what could be created with code. He picked up coding on his own, but realized he needed a more structured path to achieve his goal of becoming a professional web developer. This led him to enroll in Bloc’s mentor-based Web Developer Track.Tell us: …

From Business Analyst to Web Developer

After working as a Business Analyst and briefly attending medical school, Alex realized he was more passionate about technology. He enrolled in Bloc’s Web Developer Track to pursue the career he’s always wanted.Tell me: what were you doing before Bloc?Before Bloc, I was a Business Analyst and a very…

Alumni Spotlight: Making a Career Change for Meaningful Work

After struggling to see a future in his career path, Cody thought a lot about making a change. Once Cody discovered user experience, he decided to enroll in Bloc’s Designer Track to pursue a career that he felt would balance his analytical and creative interests.Tell me: what were you doing before B…

How Bloc Works

How long does the program take? How is the program structured? How will I be tested? These are just some of the questions students ask before deciding which program is right for them.By now, you’ve probably already checked out our two tracks- web development and design — and want to know more about …

A New Opportunity & Better Work-Life Balance

After nearly 20 years of running a small business, Erin was ready for a new challenge and a better work-life balance for her and her family. Living in the San Francisco Bay area, Erin decided to enroll in Bloc’s Web Developer Track to launch a career change into tech.Tell me: what were you doing bef…
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Bloc Company Life and Culture

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Bloc Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bloc founded?

    Bloc was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Bloc key executives?

    Bloc's key executives are Erin Rosenblatt, Megan Marquardt and Gina diMarcantonio.

  • How many employees does Bloc have?

    Bloc has 125 employees.

  • Who are Bloc competitors?

    Competitors of Bloc include Skillcrush, Code Chicago and Mindflash.

  • Where is Bloc headquarters?

    Bloc headquarters is located at 110 Sutter St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Bloc offices?

    Bloc has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Bloc have?

    Bloc has 1 office.