Vote Mark Lassoff
Founder and President
City/Town where Organization Located
City/Town of Residence - this is for media placement
Company/organization description (<500 characters)
Framework Television has provided digital skills training for over 1,000,000 people online, and through streaming video. Dedicated to making skills like coding, web development, and digital design accessible, the company has certified over 10,000 new developers through its certification programs. Currently, in a period of expansion, Framework Television has five new tech education programs in various stages of development targeted for Roku, Amazon, and YouTube streaming video properties.
Tell us about the entrepreneurial milestones you accomplished in 2019 (<500 characters) e.g., patents received, growth rate, and successful MVP, trial, or exit, etc…
In 2019 Framework Television had over 1,000,000 individual video views and expanded its educational program enrollment over 200%. Recently a partnership was signed to help grow Framework Television into a 24/7 streaming educational network.
What type of entrepreneur are you? Scaling Company: regional, national, or global business focus and greater than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Scalable Venture: regional, national, or global business focus and less than $1,000,000 in revenue in 2019; Main Street: local business focus;Social Good: social enterprise or nonprofit focus
Student entrepreneur: Are you a student and younger than 25 as of December 31, 2019? YES or NO
What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources (spaces, programs, events, schools, etc.) have helped you succeed? (<500 characters)
The informal network of entrepreneurs here has been invaluable in helping me plan, expand and grow the business.
What people are saying about Mark Lassoff ...
Mark Lassoff is the founder of Framework Television, a post-cable television network providing training in web and mobile application development as well as digital design. Mark has worked for Fortune 500s Dell and Fidelity as well as started three companies. He has written 7 books on computer programming and is an in-demand speaker having been featured at SXSW, TechWeek and the Silicon Valley Code Camp. He has taught over 1,000,000 people coding through FrameworkTV.com and his other online properties.Mark currently produces and hosts the Amazon Prime Video series Coding Projects with Mark Lassoff. He is a 2017 winner of the prestigious eLearning Guild Guildmaster Award. Bill Kenney