Code School

Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers that teaches through entertaining content. Each course is built around a creative theme and storyline so that it feels like you’re playing a game, not sitting in a classroom. We combine gaming mechanics with video instruction and in-browser coding challenges to make learning fun and memorable.


CodeHS (Coding High School) offers software coding lessons (by subscription) for individuals who want to learn at home, or for students learning in a high school teacher-led class. CodeHS is a comprehensive teaching platform for helping schools teach computer science.

Their mission

The mission of CodeHS aligns well with the mission of Cinch Academy.

Cognitive Class

To address the skills shortage in emerging technologies, including data science, AI, big data, and blockchain, Cognitive Class (aka Big Data University) covers Big Data analysis and data science via free and paid courses developed by teachers and professionals.


Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.


Craftsy is there for the millions of makers. They draw together people who need to create and perfect their craft: members, teachers, designers, contributors. Craftsy brings together the world's best instructors, most passionate enthusiasts and most inspiring ideas to help creative people everywhere do what they love best, even better.


CreativeLive is an online education platform that broadcasts live classes to an international audience for free. The company has dual headquarters in Seattle and San Francisco, with four in-house production studios. Since 2010, over two billion minutes of course instruction have been watched by millions of students. During that same timeframe the average number of students tuned in to each live broadcast ranged from 20,000 to 60,000 people, with the highest attended course being 150,000.


From the basecamp to the pinnacle of your journey, DataCamp is the first and foremost leader in Data Science Education, offering skill-based training, pioneering technical innovation, and courses from the world's best educators.