Lighthouse Labs

Lighthouse Labs

Lighthouse Labs is Canada’s developer bootcamp. They teach people to learn to code in 8 weeks, and do it in a way that truly prepares students for amazing careers.

Having become an integral part of the Vancouver tech community, they are now launching their groundbreaking program in Toronto! Operating out of HIGHLINE, Toronto's most dynamic tech hub, Lighthouse Labs combines a TA community of 40+ full-time developers with an agile curriculum that emphasizes building real software. This has allowed them to achieve the ultimate result for its students: 100% job placement rate

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Events Hosted by Lighthouse Labs

TechVancouver's Meetup brings together Vancouver’s tech leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts. + the crowd: Vancouver's smart, fun, creative tech community + the format: mingling & drinks demos &... more

News on Lighthouse Labs

Lighthouse Labs, Venture for Canada Partner to Foster Entrepreneurship in Canada
Lighthouse Labs and Venture for Canada are partnering. The partnership will aim to "provide more opportunities for recent graduates with entrepreneurial spirits, helping them gain the vital... more
Lighthouse Labs' Founders Urge Political Parties to Make Coding Literacy an Election Issue
Jeremy Shaki and Khurram Virani, the founders of Lighthouse Labs, say they want to see the Conservative, NDP, Liberal, and Green Party leader’s commit to kickstarting a discussion in... more
Code It Forward Connects Developers, Designers with Charities
Code It Forward is a social initiative by Lighthouse Labs where developers, designers, and ideators gather together for a weekend to solve tech problems for charities and non-profits. These... more
The State of Coding Bootcamps in Canada Today
In 2014, bootcamps across North America graduated roughly 6,700 students. This year, that number is expected to more than double to 16,000. To compare, there were approximately 48,000... more
Could This Hybrid Approach Be the Future of Coding Bootcamps in Canada?
Vancouver's Lighthouse Labs and the Yukon government are partnering to pilot an online coding bootcamp. The Canadian coding academy hopes its pilot program can deliver the same quality of... more
Regional Coding Bootcamps set their Sights on National Footprint
Vancouver's Lighthouse Labs announced today that it will become Canada’s "first national computer coding bootcamp school to expand in multiple locations across the country." According to... more
Introducing Student Talent to Local Startups to Boost Ecosystem a Growing Event Model
In today’s economy, employment opportunities for students and recent grads are sparse. Most of us, even if we do find a job, usually have to work outside our area of expertise on a lower... more
Lighthouse Labs Bridges Digital Literacy Gap with HTML500
Coding is a universal language; however, many find it daunting, confusing, or overwhelming. Like learning all new languages, the best way to become skilled is to engage with it socially. That is... more
Upcoming Canadian Tech Events You Should Check Out
    Looking for something tech-related to do in the next few weeks? We’ve chosen a few of our favourite upcoming tech events happening across Canada.   The 2nd Monthly... more
Wanna Learn to Code? Pick One of These Five Coding Academies
    Because the Canadian coding school or “bootcamp” sector is still in its infancy, it’s tough to decipher which programs will ultimately lead to the best education... more
Vancouver's Lighthouse Labs Launches Canada's First iOS Bootcamp Course
Vancouver-based coding bootcamp Lighthouse Labs announced the launch of a new course, an eight-week iOS bootcamp that claims to be the first of its kind in Canada when it commences in July. The... more
5 Things You Need To Know As A Canadian Entrepreneur Traveling to SXSW Interactive
SXSW holds a special place in my heart as it was the impetus to me deciding that I wanted to join the tech industry, and ultimately be part of creating Lighthouse Labs. It also happens to be the... more
Vancouver's HTML500 Event Attracts Lots of Women as Coding Becomes Mainstream, Sexy
Coding is sexy. Men deeply rooted in tech have known that for several years, if not decades, but now idea of coding being an appealing skill to learn is reaching people outside of the tech... more
Lighthouse Labs to Host First-ever HTML500 in Vancouver This February
On February 1, Vancouver-based developer bootcamp Lighthouse Labs is hosting "the HTML500," which it claims is the largest one-day open access education event in Vancouver, and one of the largest... more
Software Development Agency to Launch Lighthouse Labs, a Coding Bootcamp, in Vancouver
Toronto-based software development agency Functional Imperative has informed Techvibes that it plans to open a coding academy in Vancouver this fall. Called Lighthouse Labs, the program will... more

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