Launch Academy w/ Dan Pickett

August 9, 2022

Dan Pickett comes on to discuss how he went from running a software consultancy to founding a code school that emulates the real-world environment.

Topics Discussed:

  • Dan Intro
  • Launch Academy founding
  • Flaws in the traditional education model
  • “Practice like you play”
  • The cost of hiring junior engineers
  • Measuring student success
  • Systems for progress tracking
  • Student Intervention

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Ish Baid, Founder & CEO of Virtually

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Ish is the Founder & CEO of Virtually (YC S20).