We are building a community of creative and technical professionals that will grow and evolve to meet the needs of clients and startups the world over.

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How We Build Community

We’re building a platform for incredible people to do incredible things: compelling spaces where our you can work and work together; incredible events and activities to help people connect into the fabric of this community; and a range of opportunities to help you hone your skills, grow your craft and build things the world needs.


Unique and creative workspaces where we work and play together.



A range of events to inspire and connect our community.

SOCO Connect


We combine the skills and talents of our community to turn good ideas into great products.

SOCO Build


Opportunities to hone your skills, grow your craft and do better work.

SOCO Learn

News & Notes

Artist vs. Scientist

Creative entrepreneurs are interesting. I tend to separate most of us into two groups. The Artist vs. The Scientist So, let me me explain. The Artist The artist entrepreneur approaches the business world like they approach their work. They are…  Read More

How to Track Your Google Rank

When I have a conversation with photographers about SEO, I usually find that their main goal is to get on the first page of Google. Then I ask, “What would someone be searching for in order to find your site on the first page?” Usually that gets me …  Read More

Upcoming Events

Iron Yard Open House

Interested in learning how to program, or think you might know someone that is? Come learn about The Iron Yard! This is an opportunity to meet others interested in our program, see where the magic happens, and learn about the two full-time courses…  Read More

Iron Yard Demo Day

The Iron Yard Columbia is hosting a Demo Day for our first cohort of 2016, as our Front End and Design classes present their final projects - the culmination of 12 weeks of intensive training at our Columbia campus. Presentations will be followed a…  Read More