MakerSquare Opens Coding School In LA

MakerSquare, which operates coding camps and classes to help students get software jobs, is setting up a new location in Los Angeles, according to the Hack Reactor collective. The two said that MakerSquare will launch its first class on June 29th. The Hack Reactor said that it identified Los Angeles area a key area with growing needs for software engineers, across technology, entertainment and media companies, and also cited the growth of such companies as Microsoft, YouTube, Facebook and Google in the region, along with startups such as Nasty Gal, Hulu, Dollar Shave Club, Tinder and Snapchat. San Francisco-based Hack Reactor acquired MakerSquare in January. Hack Reactor said that MakerSquare has three founders who are University of Southern California graduates.