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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Parent CompanyThinkful
HQSan Francisco, US
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, San Francisco
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Bloc Financials and Metrics

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Total Funding

$10.3 m


In total, Bloc had raised $10.3 m. Bloc is a subsidiary of Thinkful

Bloc Online and Social Media Presence

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Bloc News and Updates

Euro-Area Economy Stays Near Stagnation as Germany Drags on Bloc

Euro-Area Economy Stays Near Stagnation as Germany Drags on Bloc

EU Finance Chief Says Bloc to Regulate Crypto Assets Like Libra

EU Finance Chief Says Bloc to Regulate Crypto Assets Like Libra

Bloc of WeWork board members planning to try to remove Neumann as CEO - WSJ

Some WeWork board members, including officials tied to SoftBank Group Corp, are planning to try to push Adam Neumann to step down as chief executive, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Serbs Ignore EU Warning Over Plan to Join Russian-Led Trade Bloc

Serbs Ignore EU Warning Over Plan to Join Russia-Led Trade Union

Oldest Thai Party Backs Pro-Military Bloc as Premier Vote Looms

Oldest Thai Party Backs Pro-Military Bloc as Premier Vote Looms

Poland's Pro-EU Opposition Bloc Splits Following Election Defeat

Poland's Pro-EU Opposition Bloc Splits Following Election Defeat
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Bloc Blogs

7 Reasons Why You Should Choose Bloc

Did you know that web development is considered the best job of 2019? According to US World News & Report, creating software tops the list for fulfilling and highly lucrative careers. And Robert Half revealed that UX design will be the top paying creative profession for 2020. Join the ranks of h…

From Program Specialist to Designer

Like many people in administrative jobs, Raven Best felt unfulfilled and unchallenged. After a brief excursion in art school, she joined Bloc’s Designer Track and hasn’t looked back. We recently asked Raven about her decision to join Bloc and what excites her most about the future.What led you to Bl…

Average Tech Salaries You Could Earn After Graduating From Bloc

So you’ve decided it’s time to change your life for the better. You’re tired of working an unfulfilling job. You’re neither challenged intellectually nor see a clear path for growing your soft and hard skills. At Bloc, we completely get what you’re going through. That’s why we’re eager to help you f…

From Teacher to Solutions Architect

Before Bloc, Matt taught 5th grade language arts, social studies, science, mathematics, and technology. No matter the subject, he was always determined to incorporate more technology education into the classroom. After a successful stint inspiring the next generation of techies, he realized that it …

3 Secrets Every Admissions Counselor Knows But Refuses to Tell

With the 2019 college admissions scandal giving the United States a little indigestion, it’s not a bad idea to take stock of what matters most when it comes to applying to an educational institution or program of your choosing. To get in, you better have good grades, awesome test scores and a robust…

From QC Analyst to Product Designer

Before Bloc, Fiona worked as a Quality Control Analyst in biochemical engineering. After a few years, she decided to take her career in a new direction — one that would marry her passion for design and problem-solving. She chose Bloc’s Designer Track for its hands-on, systematic approach to teaching…
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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.

  • Who are Bloc competitors?

    Competitors of Bloc include Skillcrush, DevPoint Labs and Makers Academy.

  • Where is Bloc headquarters?

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

  • Where are Bloc offices?

    Bloc has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Bloc have?

    Bloc has 1 office.