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Springboard

Springboard seeks to make 21st century skills accessible through mentor-led online courses.
location
San Francisco, California, United States
stage
Growth
size
51-200
About
We are redefining professional education for the 21st century through immersive, mentor-supported courses in cutting-edge fields like data science and design. Our self-paced, online offerings give anyone, anywhere access to world-class learning resources, with an emphasis on project-based learning, industry-relevant curriculum, and tangible outcomes. Through this hybrid approach, we’ve helped thousands of learners revamp their careers and, by extension, their lives.
Why Work With Us
At Springboard, you’ll be part of an energetic, rapidly growing team with incredible opportunities for influence, growth, and advancement. You’ll have the chance to make a lasting impact on the company and its students, all as part of a close-knit, collaborative group.
Here, we’re not just in the business of learning—it’s part of our DNA. That’s why we give our team members a generous learning budget to learn anything, from baking to origami. You can also take any of our courses—free.
As part of our team, you’ll experience a culture committed to inclusivity and transparency. We boast a female co-founder, are a majority-minority team, and collectively speak 20+ languages.
Tech Stack
Application & Data
jQuery
PHP
nginx
Python
CloudFlare
Bootstrap
Apache HTTP Server
Django
Amazon CloudFront
Rails
Google App Engine
Handlebars.js
Angular 2
OpenResty
Underscore
Play
Utilities
Google Analytics
Google Tag Manager
Mailgun
Optimizely
Crazy Egg
Visual Website Optimizer
jQuery Mobile
Heap
Ahoy
Business Tools
Google Fonts
Gmail
Font Awesome
G Suite
Medium
Unbounce
Olark
Culture
We believe
  • Education is no longer a one-time investment, but is instead a lifelong pursuit.
  • The current education system is unprepared to meet the talent demands of the 21st century.
  • We learn best by interacting with other humans.
  • Continual education gives us an unprecedented opportunity at career mobility.
  • Being able to study on one's own time with personalized guidance leads to the best learning outcomes.
  • Great mentors can play an invaluable role in finding and developing a fulfilling career.

culture
Founding Team
member

Parul Gupta

Co-founder
I was a technologist in my past life when I worked on problems spanning algorithms for wireless communication systems, cloud computing, and big data analytics. Till I was smitten by the revolution in online education and decided to start Springboard in 2013. It has been an absolutely thrilling journey - working with the most fantastic team on a mission that binds us together - helping people around the world grow in their careers.
member

Gautam Tambay

Co-Founder & CEO
Coming from a family of educators, Gautam is passionate about enabling people to realize their full potential through lifelong learning and mentorship. He is an avid traveler, an outdoors enthusiast, and an amateur mixologist.
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