General Assembly

General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design. 

At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing. 

Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at nine campuses across three continents. 
Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
2,739 (est)+2%
General Assembly was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at General Assembly

Jake Schwartz

Jake Schwartz

CEO and Co-Founder
John Zdanowski

John Zdanowski

Matthew Brimer

Matthew Brimer

Adam Pritzker

Adam Pritzker

Executive Chairman | Co-founder
Jason Stoffer

Jason Stoffer

Board Director

General Assembly Office Locations

General Assembly has offices in New York, Atlanta, Austin, Boston and in 19 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
902 Broadway 4th Floor
Washington, US
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Sydney, AU
Level 5, 387 George St
Sydney, AU
Level M, 56-58 York St
Singapore, SG
113 Somerset Rd.
Melbourne, AU
Level 1, 20 Queen St
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General Assembly's latest funding round in September 2015 was reported to be $70 m. In total, General Assembly has raised $119.5 m

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