Startup Institute vs. Starter League

You either want to start a company or find a career at one you’ll love. Whichever path you want to take, you need awesome skills, resources and the network to get to a point of waking up in the morning and loving what you do. Luckily, there are some great resources to get you where you want to go.

Let’s compare two programs that will help you change the path of your career this year.

For Individuals who want to join a startup:

Startup Institute is a career accelerator to help individuals gain the skills, mindset and network to succeed in jobs at a startup. You will have the opportunity to choose between 4 core curriculum experiences from Product and Design, Sales and Account Management, Technical Marketing and Web Development to launch a career at a job you’ll love, and be a part of team that can impact the world.

An 8-week intensive program will help you align your passion with a profession you have been dreaming about. Startup Institute is bridging the gap between formal education and demands of new jobs.

For Individuals who want to gain technical skills to build a startup:

Starter League is a program that will give you the technical skills to build a startup idea from learning how to code and design applications. With a focus for those wanting to building their own applications and perhaps launch their own company, Starter League is a great place to start.

What path do you want to take? What dream job has been calling you?
This is the year to change the trajectory of your career and be a part of something great.

Startup InstituteStarter League


TypeIn classIn Class
FocusRuby on Rails
Digital Marketing
Web Design
Sales & Account Managemen
Ruby on Rails
Started in05/20122011


Length8 weeks11 weeks
Class size15 in Dev cohort
(up to 60 combined
with sales, marketing,
and design tracks)
20-28 people
Sessions per year34
Dedication per week60-80 hours48 hours
10h in class
25-40h outside
Minimum skill levelBasic computer skillsBasic computer skills
Placement test
Coding challenge
Prep work before classes startYesYes
In person


Total Cost

Exclusive discount to visitors
Refund (if accepted job through program)NoN/A
Financing / ScholarshipYesN/A
Payments1. Upfront
2. Split it (half now/ half later)
3. Finance it


JobAssistance only
Two additional months
of dedicated career support
from staff after graduation
Assistance /Placement
Student VisaNoAssistance

Phone #(888) 425-5557N/A
Address14th Floor
50 Milk Street
Boston, MA 02109
222 W Merchandise
Mart Plaza
CityBoston, MA
New York, NY
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL


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