Today is a big day for our team. SlideRule is now Springboard. When we founded the company in 2013, our goal was to create tools to enable lifelong learners to build new skills and advance your careers. We started by organizing existing online courseware through search and curated learning paths. While these tools were popular, […]

The idea of online education is not new. Yet, 2012 marked the beginnings of a revolution that is arguably unparalleled in online education’s 50-year history. The “year of the MOOC (Massive Online Open Course)” took the world by storm, as educators from some of the world’s best universities launched three big initiatives – Udacity, Coursera […]

An estimated 250,000 veterans transition out of the military every year, and many struggle to re-enter civilian life. While some of their training is highly specialized, much of it is transferable to the civilian job market. After all, today’s veterans possess extraordinary technical acumen and thrive in challenging environments, making them world-class learners and valuable […]

Mentorship is a cornerstone of the Springboard experience—and for good reason. Research shows that learning with a mentor not only helps you build skills faster, but also enables career growth. And our own students’ experiences reflect that. Our mentors receive a monthly per-student honorarium, but some donate their pay to charities through Springboard. Last month, […]

Making high-quality, affordable education accessible in a flexible, mentor-led format is our primary mission at Springboard. That’s why we’re excited to share that Springboard has been named to SwitchUp’s 2019 lists of the world’s best online bootcamps, the best web design bootcamps, and the best data science bootcamps, a distinction we’ve received for three consecutive […]

Springboard Rise, our first data and design summit, brought together more than 250 students, alumni, and mentors for a full day of learning, networking, and fun at LinkedIn’s stunning San Francisco headquarters. The day began with a celebration of the Springboard community by co-founders Parul Gupta and Gautam Tambay, who shared the company’s story and […]

At Springboard, we’re on a mission to bridge the world’s skills gap by helping as many people as possible access high-quality, affordable education that they can translate into new-economy roles in fields like data science.  We understand that investing time and money in education is a big commitment—and one that not everyone can comfortably make. With […]

Building a human-centric approach to online learning is at the heart of what our team does here at Springboard. In the pursuit of that mission, we’ve grown from a handful of team members in San Francisco and Bangalore to a 40+ strong team with specialists in everything from product design to student services, mentorship to marketing, curriculum […]

We’re excited to announce that you can now track your progress within SlideRule’s Learning Paths! Over the past few months we’ve spoken with many of you, our users, to understand how we could improve the SlideRule experience. You told us how much you love our Learning Paths, and many of you asked for a way to […]