About Qvault

Our mission is to provide an affordable, career-focused CS program that can be found in a single place. By strictly using in-house content creation, we put quality over quantity every time.

Our Story

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When my wife started learning computer science basics, she had many difficulties due to confusing platforms, not knowing where to start, and being too technically inexperienced for pure self-study with textbooks and free lectures.

As a traditional university computer science graduate, it took me longer than necessary to understand what she was going through, but once I could put myself in her shoes, we decided this was a problem worth solving.

It’s hard to keep going.​

40% of students drop out before they graduate, and we find these numbers unacceptable. We’ve spent a lot of time working on the motivation problem, and we’ve found that a game-based learning experience goes a long way toward helping our students graduate with a good degree.

We have developed an Achievement and Gem system that gives students in-app rewards for being engaged and doing their coursework well.

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Schools and bootcamps are too expensive.​

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The average total cost of public college in the U.S. ranges from $25,290 to $40,940, and even coding bootcamps that only last 12 weeks can cost almost half that amount. Qvault, on the other hand, aims to provide a complete computer science education for, at most, a few hundred dollars.

Students at Qvault spend less than 1% of what they would at a university, and the education they receive is so much more comprehensive and applicable than what is taught in bootcamps.

Our Team​

Lane Wagner Profile

Lane Wagner – Author and Founder​

I’m Lane! I’ve always been interested in technical education, but I’ve finally pulled the trigger and started working on it. I’ve been a part of quite a few software projects, from low-level hardware solutions up to highly scalable cloud architectures. I’ve been building Qvault and writing coding courses since May of 2020.​

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Zulie Rane – Author​

Hey, I’m Zulie! I’m a freelance writer and coding aficionado. I’ve had coding-related jobs in the past, but today I stick to writing about programming and coding the odd bot or script for fun. I’ve been writing blog posts on Qvault since November 2020.​

Breanna Wagner Profile

Breanna Wagner – First Student & QA​

I’m Breanna, and I happen to also be married to Lane! I’m (recently) a mom, a CS student, and an aspiring #WomenOfTech. I spend a lot of time in Qvault helping to build the roadmap for the product and regularly tests the application for bugs and issues. I enjoys fantasy novels, buying stuff for our new daughter, and jigsaw puzzles. Lots and lots of jigsaw puzzles.​