How to Build A Great Team

You want to build a great team. Fantastic. We all want that. But how do you go about it? That’s the billion dollar question. And I have the answer. Before I reveal all, think about what you’d look for in an amazing team. Do you want a team of individual superstars? But who do not …

Continue reading

Behaviour of non-tech hackathons

When you hear the word hackathon, all that comes to your mind is a room full of coders! With the rising popularity of hackathon culture, one thing that has been realized is that building transformative products requires more than the coding skills alone. With time, hackathons are becoming events open to anyone willing to build …

Continue reading

What Makes Challenge-Based Hiring So Attractive?

The year 2017 is a year of employees. With over 60% millennials and genZ taking over the workplaces by storm, recruiters have been making certain amendments to their traditional ways of finding talent. Employers have to compete harder with one another to attract talent. Not to mention they also need to devise ways to attract …

Continue reading

Becoming ixigo.com’s next ixigem at ixicode!

Enter India’s leading travel search marketplace, connecting over 80 million travelers with content & deals from over 25,000 online & offline travel & hospitality businesses. Guess who? ixigo.com of course! And with them marched a hoard of over 50 developers with dreams to be the next ixigem. Amidst the glorious burst of energy and exhilaration, the …

Continue reading

Unleashing bitcoin’s potential at Cryptothon 2017!

Recent laws passed in India marked demonetization as a nationwide event that had the public seeking out new sources of e-payments, online wallets and payment gateways. Bitcoin suddenly appeared on everyone’s radar being a relative source of income that appreciated like stocks did. India’s leading bitcoin bitcoin service provider, Unocoin, jumped at the opportunity presented to …

Continue reading

Get ixified with ixigo!

One of the biggest reasons to work at a startup is getting a chance to make a difference in the world. Every idea is acknowledged, every voice is heard. The non-existence of bureaucracy in the system makes it easier for your ideas to traverse from its inception to execution. The life, as they say, is …

Continue reading

What You Missed At HaCareem – Careem’s 1st India-based Hackathon

The most awaited hack of the season, HaCareem drove its way through Bangalore last weekend! This Dubai-based ride-hailing app company had a massive opening with over 130 attendees at the hackathon. Their vision was modest: build an inspiring world-class organization that aims to simplify people’s lives. HaCareem was a callout to the brightest tech magicians …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading