BloomTech to Launch New Backend Engineering Program, Jointly Developed with Amazon
Graduates will be prepared with the skills necessary to land an entry-level software engineering role at companies of all sizes.
Announcing the Release of Our H2 2019 Outcomes Report
We're excited to release our H2 2019 student outcomes. As part of our commitment to data transparency, we are proud to be working with The MFA Companies, an accounting, audit, and advisory firm, who performed an examination of our data.
Taking Baby Steps Toward Incentive-Aligned Higher Education and Job Training
Our goal from day one has been to create an education model where the incentives of the school and student are aligned. In addition to recent curriculum and job search initiatives, we remain committed to easing the financial burden our students face.
Announcing Job Search, Instruction, and Program Length Changes to the BloomTech Curriculum
Today we're announcing a series of upcoming curriculum changes at BloomTech, including additional leadership opportunities for students, more intentional instruction, better career prep, and a more efficient and flexible curriculum.
BloomTech Raises $74 million for Incentive-Aligned Education
Today we’re announcing that BloomTech has raised $74 million in a Series C funding round led by Gigafund. This new financing will support our continued mission to unlock student potential, regardless of circumstance.
BloomTech Approved by the BPPE in California
In order to achieve this important milestone, we are introducing the Retail Installment Contract (RIC) as a tuition financing option for incoming students in California. Unfortunately, we will not be able to offer ISAs to new students in CA for the foreseeable future.
Building an Inclusive Future: 2020 Diversity at BloomTech
Today we are releasing our first BloomTech Diversity Report. The purpose of this report is to establish a baseline understanding about our students and staff in order to start a dialogue about how we can better support diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at BloomTech.
An Update on BloomTech and ISAs in California [Updated]
Earlier this week, we learned our latest submission to the BPPE was not accepted. This is the latest step in a long process, and so while it’s not the decision we hoped for or expected, we’re committed to working directly with BPPE to solve the issues they raised
Being a Father Has Made me a Better Leader, and Vice Versa
To all of you balancing your own version of chicken nugget dinners, tea parties, and hours of Zoom calls, here are three ways I make my career and parenthood work together.
A Message of Support to Our Black Students, Staff, and Community
Last week the nation witnessed another innocent Black man murdered at the hands of the police. I need you to hear that we at BloomTech, and I specifically, strongly believe that Black Lives Matter.
BloomTech Welcomes Molly Graham, New Chief Operating Officer
Today I’m excited to share that Molly Graham is joining the BloomTech team as our first ever Chief Operating Officer. This is an exciting moment for the company, the team and our students.
Announcing the Release of Our H1 2019 Student Outcomes Report
This report is the first in a new process we're building to improve transparency, consistency, and accountability around outcomes reporting at BloomTech. We plan to release this report every six months, and we hope to continuously improve it, based on the feedback we receive. Until then, thank you for joining us on this journey.
Announcing Our New ISA Financing Blueprint and $100M in New Financing
A sustainable, incentive-aligned way to make ISAs work long-term.
2019: A Year Of Incredible Growth
Our one and only mission at BloomTech unlocking the potential of everyone, regardless of circumstance, and that work is paying off for our students. And we’re just getting started.
Expanding Educational Opportunities For Veterans: Announcing Our Partnership with Shift
This Veteran’s Day, we’re rolling out an all-new program to help veterans learn in-demand skills like coding, data science, mobile development.
Announcing New Mental Health Benefits for BloomTech Staff and Students
We're changing how we approach mental health at BloomTech because I know that we only succeed when all of us, students and staff, are at our best, physically, emotionally, and mentally
Parents – It’s Time to Expand How We Talk to Our Kids About Education
As a father of two, this time of year has me thinking how as parents, we need to update the advice we give our children when it comes to the choices they have for their futures.
Announcing BloomTech Labs — Our In-House Software Apprenticeship
We've added a full software engineering apprenticeship into the BloomTech curriculum. By graduation, every student will have built a real, production-ready app on a real team.
We’re Thrilled to Announce $4 Million in Seed Funding and Our First Graduating Class
This round of funding allows us to cover the cost of a world-class education for thousands of individuals who are looking for new opportunities, like our 20 new BloomTech graduates.
BloomTech Announces $14 Million Series A Led By GV
BloomTech, a computer science academy that trains students of all educational and financial backgrounds to become software engineers at no upfront cost, today announced $14 million in Series A funding.
Your Feedback and Making BloomTech Better
Student expectations of BloomTech continually go up, as they should. It’s our job as a school to continually live up to and exceed those expectations. We look forward to always striving to raise the bar.
Why We Started BloomTech
Today, I'll share why we started BloomTech – we needed to replace the current model of education with something that doesn’t leave people broke for the rest of their lives if it doesn’t work out.
Leif Partners With BloomTech, Allocates Up To $50 Million To Student ISAs
We are thrilled to announce that Leif has allocated up to $50 million in financing capacity to BloomTech to make the education students need to transform their careers available at no cost until they are making more than $50,000/year.
Ongoing efforts for equity: Releasing the Lambda School 2021 Diversity Report
Today, we release our 2021 Diversity Report. We are a young company, and we are dedicated to transparency as we grow in our DEI journey. We are proud of both our progress and our ongoing initiatives to improve diversity, equity and inclusion for both our staff and learners.
Announcing BloomTech's 2020 Outcomes Report
In dedication to transparency and accountability, we share our progress toward our goal of empowering people, regardless of their circumstance or background, to begin rewarding careers in technology.
Embracing a new identity as Bloom Institute of Technology
Lambda School has become Bloom Institute of Technology. We chose the name Bloom Institute of Technology, also called BloomTech, because of our steadfast belief that our learners can grow to meet their goals of a financially rewarding and personally fulfilling job.