DigitalOcean Hyderabad Recapped

Last weekend we were in the land of Nizams, Charminar and Dum Biryani! This ecstatic city showed us a hoard of over 80 rocketeers who launched their ideas at the DigitalOcean Cloud Hack, Hyderabad. The hackers were asked to build anything that helps solve a specific problem for the community around you.  Next, they needed …

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Our Top 5 Hack Ideas Of 2016 – Winning submissions!

The year is nearing its end. And what a year this was! Over 150 momentous hacks and events with thousands of hackers creating magic. A great hack idea was what stood between the winners and losers. It was a year of IOT, AI, Chatbots, Machine Learning, Cloudtech, Android and what not. It was also a …

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Chatbots, Chatbots Everywhere at India’s 1st Botathon

Haptik, TLabs and Venturesity made large ripples in the coding world when they announced India’s 1st ever Chatbot Hackathon – the Botathon. Hosted at the expansive and comfortable TLabs office in Koramangala, over 100 keen coders, developers and programmers came with a simple objective in mind – blow the competition out of the water with …

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DigitalOcean Cloud Hack Recapped

26th November, a cold Delhi morning went hot and happening when a fleet of 110 hackers swarmed into the DigitalOcean Cloud Hack. The excitement and enthusiasm in the atmosphere were inexplicable. Not every day, the world’s second largest cloud services provider organizes a hack, do they? The 91 springboard co-working space was jam-packed and hackers huddled with their teams to …

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Why Take Part In Programming Contests?

Before I answer this question on programming contests, let me give you a bit of background about myself. I play pool and snooker as a hobby. And quite well, I might add. But I never got to the next level. Mainly because I didn’t put in the time needed. Sure, I practiced. However, to get …

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Bug-A-Sur Bugathon recapped – A Partner’s POV

TechHub Bangalore witnessed a unique event on October 22! The stage for the Bug-A-Sur Hack was set. And early startups had signed on to see testers take their newly-built apps apart. Vebbler, Reaching Soon, and HealthMonk brought along their apps to be tried and tested by a bunch of brilliant testers. At the start of …

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How Banyan Hack was an all-round success!

We, at Venturesity, truly believe that wisdom comes from innovative hacking. And to ensure wisdom spreads far and wide in the hacking community, we launched the Banyan Hack. It’s an annual event that’s targeted at students and concentrates on the theme of Machine Learning. After all, the world produces tonnes of data every minute and it …

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Some encouraging words from our past Amazon Hack Winners

Amazon has been looking high and low for great talent in the past few months. They have traveled across cities, in India, in search for awesome talent to join their top-notch engineering, digital marketing, and other kick-ass teams. And after successfully finding talent, during their first hack there, they are right back to where they …

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How Mast Global Unearthed Mobile Technologists At A Mega Hack

A Secret hack it may have been but the Mast Global event still managed to attract plenty of participation. Early on July 16, 2016, 62 participants walked in through the gates at Mast Global’s offices at Bengaluru’s Manyata Tech Park. There were three positions up for grab across the iOS (developer and lead) and Android …

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Meet the Winners of “The Corona Labs Game Hack”!

“Gamers don’t die, they respawn.” For a country obsessed with software developers and programmers, this quote is quite appropriate. The new breed of game developers has been successful in bringing quick turnarounds. The game development industry has become much more promising today than it used to be. The great combination: imagination, graphics and of course …

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5 Tips To Pick A Winning Team For A Hackathon

Almost every weekend, when we are about to kickstart an exciting hackathon, we find a handful of lost souls wandering around the event. And since we have hosted plenty of hacks in the past three years, we know exactly what these wanderers are in search of. They are on the lookout for a team! Most …

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