At PARISOMA, we host hands-on workshops on vital new skills for the digital age.
Whether you're launching a new business or starting a new career, our classes are designed to prepare you for what’s next.
Classes are free for our members, but everyone is welcome.
From responsive design to user research, our design classes will provide you with a solid basis to bring your new product to life.See classes
Learning to code is a never-ending process. We offer hands-on training for the total newbie, the full-stack developer, and everyone in between.See classes
Entrepreneurship is the art of turning an idea into an invoice. These classes will prepare you for what’s next for your business, from growth marketing to fundraising.See classes
Our instructors come from the most innovative companies in the Bay Area. Come see who’s here.
Ready to learn to code but don’t know where to start? CodeHS will take you from the very basics of coding to writing your own programs. These courses teach abstract Computer Science concepts through concrete and accessible lessons and challenges.
Marketing and SEO
Cort Tafoya is a professional SEO and content marketing strategist. Most recently he worked for Hack Reactor, a coding bootcamp in San Francisco, where he increased student applications by over 50%. He currently consults for marketing agencies, design agencies and startups.
Design matters more than ever today in the tech industry. Whether you're a developer, marketer, or entrepreneur, Designlab will give you a basic knowledge of design skills — speak the language, communicate better with your teammates, and make amazing products.
Finance & Negotiations
Irene Hsieh is a structured finance specialist with over 15 years of experience within the banking and technical industries. She has experience with every stage of the financing process from origination, structuring, and negotiation to asset management post-financial close. She is also the founder of Blogmentaries, a website to help entrepreneurs.
Mapbox allows you to easily add fast and beautiful maps to your sites and apps. We build tools that give you complete design control over your maps and APIs to serve them in any environment you need.
Product Development & Service Design
Raphaelle Loren is an award-winning designer, entrepreneur, and consultant with 12 years of experience in brand marketing and product development. As the founder of the Innovation Management Institute, she thrives at the intersection of strategy, design and new media.
SNP works with today’s leading companies to build coherent cultural identities through strategic messaging, executive presence, and leadership style. In these classes, get ready for hands-on training to help you take your business to the next level.
Stamen Design was founded by Eric Rodenbeck in 2001. We have since developed a reputation for design and technical leadership in the emerging genre of interactive mapping and live data visualization. Building and contributing to open source software projects is a key part of Stamen’s practice. Our work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
Subir Kumedan is founder of UX for All. He is a practicing User Experience consultant with 15 years of experience with clients ranging from Fortune 5 to stealth Startups. His passion lies in understanding customer behavior that delivers business results.
Substantial is a full service development and design studio. We make world class technology experiences, from web and mobile apps to large-scale interactive products.
Productivity and Workflow Design
Tiago Forte runs Forte Labs, a professional training and consulting firm specializing in applying design thinking to productivity. He teaches classes on behavior design and workflow design for companies in the Bay Area and worldwide.
Zipfian Academy trains data scientists, data engineers, and analysts. Through immersive education and professional fellowships, our hands-on programs teach practical skills used in industry. Graduates of Zipfian Academy join data teams at Facebook, Tesla Motors, and many data-centric startups in Silicon Valley.