B:Hive Bridgeport Partners with General Assembly to Offer Complimentary Online Education

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Coworking space teams up with New York educational institution to provide technology, business, and design classes to Connecticut entrepreneurs

“We are partnering with General Assembly to provide the Connecticut business community with another advantage in growing their businesses by accessing an extensive collection of online education free of charge,” said Marcella Kovac of B:Hive.

B:Hive, the first coworking space in Bridgeport, and General Assembly, the educational institution, have partnered to offer free access to online education courses through GA Front Row. The online library of classes covers a range of topics in technology, business and design, including product development, digital marketing and data analysis.

B:Hive is offering three months of access to GA Front Row’s live-stream courses, on-demand classes, and a video library. To register for access, visit the following link: https://generalassemb.ly/get/free-front-row-trial-bhive-bridgeport.

“We are partnering with General Assembly to provide the Connecticut business community with another advantage in growing their businesses by accessing an extensive collection of online education free of charge,” said Marcella Kovac of B:Hive. “These courses provide entrepreneurs with practical business tools and insights to transform companies and careers.”

B:Hive is a partner of CTNext, Connecticut’s innovation ecosystem managed by Connecticut Innovations, which equips startups and entrepreneurs with tools and resources to accelerate their growth.

“We are excited to announce General Assembly’s partnership with B:Hive Bridgeport, a leader in Connecticut's coworking movement and supporter of local entrepreneurship. We’re joining a network of organizations supporting Connecticut's local economy and building a better future for local business,” James McLaughlin of General Assembly.

About B:Hive:
The B:Hive was born from our passion for Bridgeport, for business and entrepreneurial spirit, and for each other. The 6 folks behind the Park City’s first coworking and retail space are a motley group, a hexagon-like Breakfast Club. B:Hive is a graphic designer, a programmer, a visual stylist, a copywriter, a teacher and a city planner. B:Hive is named after some of the planet’s best coworkers, who collaborate endlessly for the good of their own communities, and to the benefit of all mankind.

About General Assembly:
General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at eleven campuses across three continents. We are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to project management and digital marketing.

About CTNext:
CTNext is Connecticut’s innovation ecosystem, managed by Connecticut Innovations, that equips startups and entrepreneurs with guidance, resources, and networks to help accelerate their growth. The statewide network connects promising companies to mentors, collaborative work spaces, universities, vendors and suppliers, and other like-minded entrepreneurs to help facilitate the growth and scalability of their business. CTNext is staffed with engaging advisors, mentors and entrepreneurs that have demonstrated past success with the development, launch and growth of a business. The network offers seminars, training and other events that help to foster innovation and create jobs for people in Connecticut. CTNext was launched in 2012 and in its first year of operation, the network worked with more than 500 companies and advised more than 300 through its system of growth advisors.

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