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.
TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2011
Size (employees)139 (est)-3%
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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Bloc News and Updates

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

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

57-nation Bloc OIC Convenes Global Leaders at UN General Assembly to Tackle Myanmar War Crimes and Rohingya Crisis

NEW YORK, September 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday (Sep 27th), the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the world's largest inter-governmental body after the United Nations, organised a high-level event at the UN General Assembly to address the Rohingya crisis and war crimes by...

Decomposed body found on Forward Bloc office premises

The body of an unidentified person was recovered Sunday from the premises of Forward Bloc office in the central part of the city, a police officer said. The decomposed body was spotted by a sweeper on the backside of the office building, close to the boundary wall, he said. "As soon as the sweep…

Sweden's Red-Greens Biggest Bloc in Skop Poll as Voting Starts

Sweden's Red-Greens Biggest Bloc in Skop Poll as Voting Starts

Senior Forward Bloc leader joins Trinamool

Senior All India Forward Bloc leader and former West Bengal Minister Mortaza Hossain on Thursday joined the states ruling Trinamool Congress along with his supporters.

Fortress Blockchain Corp. Announces Closing of Qualifying Transaction

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortress Blockchain Corp. (formerly Focused Capital II Corp.)(the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of its Qualifying Transaction, as defined under the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) pursuant to the business …
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Bloc Blogs

Meet Niki, Bloc’s Grading Team Lead

At Bloc, our grading team is essential to our student’s success. Throughout both the Designer Track and Web Developer Track, students have their projects and code reviewed by industry experts. These professionals provide detailed feedback and suggestions within 24 hours to help students improve thei…

From Operations Manager to UX/UI Designer

Misa wanted to change careers and focus on solving problems with design and technology while remaining in the fashion industry. She decided to take Bloc’s Designer Track to develop the skills she needed to go from an Operations Manager at Chanel to a UX/UI Designer at an innovative fashion company.T…

From Ancient Language Teacher to Ruby on Rails Developer

Sami went from teaching ancient languages to learning some of the most modern: programming languages! Through Bloc’s Web Development Track, he not only secured a great job but also a great work/life balance for his family.Tell me: What were you doing before Bloc?I was a teacher, teaching languages. …

Alumni Spotlight: Taking Control of Your Own Narrative

Jennifer felt her job was at a dead end. The role wasn’t desirable to her anymore and she had hit a wall in terms of salary. After facing a devastating job rejection, Jennifer enrolled in Bloc to learn in-demand skills and to take control of her own narrative. She was able to transition her career f…

From Customer Support to Junior Developer

Riley didn’t feel fulfilled by his career working in customer support. After spending time with free coding resources, he decided to take the plunge with Bloc’s Web Developer Track. Now, Riley is making more than any of his previous jobs as a Junior Developer in Tampa. Learn about what he has to say…

From Truck Driver to UX Designer

Prior to Bloc, Ian spent a year driving a semi truck around the country. Although a fun adventure, he knew he needed a more stable, long-term career. He discovered Bloc’s Designer Track and was enticed by the program’s structure which includes curricula around frontend development. Read more about h…
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Bloc Company Life and Culture

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