Pitch Night at TurnToTech

Pitch Night is back– (These are how apps get discovered)!

TurnToTech is hosting a Pitch Night! If you have an idea for anything in the technology field... (think apps, software, hardware, etc.) and you would like to pitch it or would like to come see live demos from companies developing technology you should make your way to our campus on Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30 pm. So how does it work? Our pitch nights are in the style of the popular show Shark Tank. Five to ten ...
Read More
/

Offering financial solutions so you can take an iOS or Android course!

If you want to take one of our full-time courses at TurnToTech but money is an issue that's holding you back... Skills Fund is here to help! Skills Fund is a lending company that has partnered with TurnToTech to help students pay for tuition and cost of living while taking the course. Skills Fund is a company dedicated to lending only to bootcamp students They believe that students will benefit from having access to high-quality skills education and have developed options for ...
Read More
/

TurnToTech’s Diversity in Tech Job Fair

TurnToTech’s Diversity in Tech Job Fair was a huge success! Over 200 people attended the event that took place on Wednesday, March 1st at TurnToTech’s new space on 40 Rector Street in downtown Manhattan. The companies that were in attendance were VTS, Contently, BitxBit, Hackerati, Brooksource, Capital One, Give Lively, Lotame, Rackspace and the Simons Foundation. This Job Fair was quite unique because these companies all have diversity initiatives to find employees with a range of skills ...
Read More
/

Latest Meetup: Intro to iOS Development, Part of our DIY Series; Build an iOS App in 3 Hours

If you ask the Magic 8 ball “Can I Build an App in 3 hours?” It will definitely answer with “It is certain.” This past Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, TurnToTech hosted a Meetup event where attendees had the chance to build a fully-functional mobile Magic 8 Ball app. Patrick Sanders, one of our instructors here at TurnToTech and an iOS expert, led the 3-hour session of approximately 20 attendees. People who participated came from all different backgrounds, which made ...
Read More
/

Field trip to BuzzFeed

Field trips aren’t just for kids! TurnToTech’s students took a trip to the BuzzFeed office on East 118th Street to take a look around and hear what TurnToTech alumna Paola Mata and her co-workers do day-to-day. Paola has been an iOS developer at BuzzFeed for 2 years and is an active member of several organizations-- one of them being the NYC Tech Latinas, a community of female Latinas who are active in the tech community. She and Greg ...
Read More
/

Android Info Session event recap

TurnToTech had a very international crowd at the Android Info Session on Feb 1st that included countries across the globe (the U.S., Brazil, and Korea for example) that came together to learn more about our Android bootcamp. As diverse as it was, they all had one thing in common-- the interest in app building. TurnToTech often hosts Info Sessions as a way of providing a preview into what programs are offered and how TurnToTech is different from ...
Read More
/

Read about the latest hackathon at TurnToTech

Congrats to our students Alique, Bobby, Emiko and Juliana for winning TurnToTech’s hackathon last week! Their mobile app was called QuizMaster, a one person Jeopardy game that quizzes users Jeopardy-style. Julianna did UI and design for questions page and debugging. Bobby made game design decisions and coding the game engine. He also did some debugging. Alique made game design decisions, got the song, and formatted the data to what the game requirements were. He too did some ...
Read More
/