District Data Labs Project Incubator Program

A crucial part of learning data science is applying the skills you learn to real world projects. Working on interesting projects keeps you motivated to continue learning and helps you sharpen your skills. Working in teams helps you learn from the different experiences of others and generate new ideas about learning avenues you can pursue in the future.

That’s why District Data Labs is starting a virtual incubator program for data science projects!

Data Science Project Incubator


The incubator program is:

  • Free (no cost to you)
  • Part-time (you can work on projects in your spare time)
  • Virtual (you don’t need to be located in the DC area)


The first class of the incubator is scheduled to run from May through October 2014.  This is a great way to learn by working on a project with other people and even potentially sharing in the rewards of a project that ends up being commercially viable.

For more info and to apply, you can go to http://bit.ly/1dqp11k.

Applications end soon, so get yours in today!

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Tony Ojeda

Manager, Data Analysis and Strategic Solutions at Follett Higher Education Group
Tony Ojeda is an accomplished data scientist and entrepreneur with expertise in business process optimization and over a decade of experience creating and implementing innovative data products and solutions. He has a Masters in Finance from Florida International University and an MBA with concentrations in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from DePaul University. He is the founder of District Data Labs, a co-founder of Data Community DC, and is actively involved in promoting data science education through both organizations.
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  • Harlan Harris

    It’s worth clarifying — District Data Labs is an independent organization with overlapping boards with Data Community DC. DDL currently runs weekend workshops with DC2, as well as its own activities.