Grand Circus

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We're an inspired learning institute in the heart of downtown Detroit. We offer coding bootcamps that give people tech skills for today's job market. And we connect our graduates with local tech companies that are seeking top talent. We're one of seven Google for Entrepreneurs tech hubs in North America, serving as a platform for start-ups and established organizations to connect. We have also partnered with Microsoft Ventures and Amazon Web Services to provide entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they'll need to be successful and build world-class companies. Join a bootcamp. Become a hiring partner. Or stop in to have a look at our co-working space!
HQDetroit, US
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)104(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Grand Circus

Damien Rocchi

Damien Rocchi

CEO and Co-Founder
Peter Guenther

Peter Guenther

Director of Learning
Ian Washington

Ian Washington

Director of Admissions
Amanda Metes

Amanda Metes

Director of Marketing
John Rumery

John Rumery

Grand Rapids Campus Director
Tom Hanson

Tom Hanson

Director of Business Development
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Grand Circus Office Locations

Grand Circus has offices in Detroit and Grand Rapids
Detroit, US (HQ)
David Broderick Tower, 1570 Woodward Ave
Grand Rapids, US
40 Pearl St NW #200
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Grand Circus Financials and Metrics

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Grand Circus total Funding

$1.3 m

Grand Circus latest funding size

$1.25 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Grand Circus investors

Grand Circus's latest funding round in May 2013 was reported to be $1.3 m. In total, Grand Circus has raised $1.3 m
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Grand Circus Online and Social Media Presence

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Grand Circus Blogs

Grand News

Last Updated May 19, 2020 Who couldn’t use a little Grand News right now? During times like these, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and miss the grand things happening around us. As Fred Rogers so eloquently and simply said “Look for the helpers. You will always find people that are helping.”  The team…

From Snowboard Instructor to Full-Stack Software Developer, Meet Matthew Rhadigan

Technology is constantly changing. Even the most experienced software developers continue learning to stay updated on the latest programming techniques. At Grand Circus, one of the skills our bootcamps teach students is how to learn. Developers aren’t expected to have all the answers. What they do n…

From the Medical Industry to Tech, Meet Lauren Mooney

When you’re here, you’re family; it’s one of our core values here at Grand Circus. While it might be borrowed from a certain pasta place, it really is at the core of what we do. Each program that we offer is designed to create an amazing experience while connecting students with our community. Our f…

7 Questions to Ask When Picking a Remote Coding Bootcamp

Coding bootcamps have created an accelerated, affordable path for anyone looking to earn a career in tech. While a Computer Science degree requires four years of college, coding bootcamps can teach the technical skills necessary to work in the industry within a few months and at a fraction of the co…

Community First: [Remotely] Supporting You During This Time

Here at Grand Circus, we’ve creatively embraced chaos and change since our start. It’s one of our core values, and our dedication to doing that is even stronger in these unprecedented times. We want our community to know – we’re in this together.  We’re working alongside each of you to connect resou…

Press Release: Grand Circus Creates Scholarship Fund for Those Affected by COVID-19, Jumpstarts Instructor-led Remote Classes

Grand Circus Creates Scholarship Fund for Those Affected by COVID-19, Jumpstarts Instructor-led Remote Classes Community Relief Scholarship, which reduces tuition costs by 50%, offered to help those whose livelihoods are threatened by global pandemic Scheduled bootcamps will proceed online; will res…
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Grand Circus Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Grand Circus founded?

    Grand Circus was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Grand Circus key executives?

    Grand Circus's key executives are Damien Rocchi, Peter Guenther and Ian Washington.

  • How many employees does Grand Circus have?

    Grand Circus has 104 employees.

  • Who are Grand Circus competitors?

    Competitors of Grand Circus include Yandiki, PDX Code Guild and Nashville Software School.

  • Where is Grand Circus headquarters?

    Grand Circus headquarters is located at David Broderick Tower, 1570 Woodward Ave, Detroit.

  • Where are Grand Circus offices?

    Grand Circus has offices in Detroit and Grand Rapids.

  • How many offices does Grand Circus have?

    Grand Circus has 2 offices.