Recurse Center

Founded in 2011, the Recurse Center is a free, self-directed, educational retreat for people who want to get better at programming, whether they've been coding for three decades or three months. Participants come from around the world for 12-week batches in New York, where they write open source software and grow together as programmers in a friendly, intellectual, and energizing environment. With an alumni network of more than 700 people in dozens of countries, we have one of the most tightly-knit, diverse, and supportive programming communities in the world. Our retreat is free for everyone, and we offer need-based living-expense grants of up to $7,000 to women and people from groups traditionally underrepresented in programming. Prior to March of 2015, we were (confusingly) named Hacker School.
Type
Private
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2011
Employees
52 (est)+2%
Recurse Center was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Recurse Center

David Albert

David Albert

Co-Founder
Sonali Sridhar

Sonali Sridhar

Co-Founder
Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock

Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock

Co-Founder

Recurse Center Locations

New York, US

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Recurse Center Summary

Founding Date

2011

Total Funding

$217 K

Latest funding size

$200 K

Time since last funding

almost 5 years

Investors

Recurse Center's latest funding round of $200 K was in January 2012. In total, Recurse Center has raised $217 K.
31% of current employees of Recurse Center are female and 69% are male.

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