Yes! Every Company Needs to Host Internal Hackathons

In the past couple of years, the idea of hackathons has caught on like wildfire in India. Big and small companies are all looking to unearth new, exciting talent through hacks and are doing away with age-old hiring methods. Hackathons are also being recognized as sure-shot ways to discover and encourage new ideas floating around …

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Come Hack at the Amaz-ing Hack!

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you think about Amazon? It depends, I suppose. For people like me who’ve been on the internet for the past 20 years, I guess it would be e-commerce. But Amazon is more than just an e-commerce platform. They do so many things and keep reinventing themselves. …

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Here’s A Rewind And Replay of the Jumbotail Hackathon

An up and coming startup, Jumbotail is on its way to becoming the next big thing in the online grocery marketplace space that’s targeted at wholesale buyers. They’ve spent the past months busy building the platform and also building a mindblowing team that will help deliver a great product. Turns out, they were on the …

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Build An Invincible GitHub Profile by Participating in Hacks

These days, the difference between a great coder and the rest of the crowd is a brilliant GitHub profile. A widely-used repository service, GitHub is loved by the coding world and many professionals use it to showcase their skills and proudly display their achievements in the field. And why not? After all the hard work …

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How To Slay A Data Monster And Other Lessons From The Indix Hack

A sizzling Chennai welcomed the Venturesity on the morning of the April 2 hack. In hindsight, we think that this was just an indicator of the sizzling action that would unfold at the Indix offices. As the three-member Venturesity team set up the registration desk, the data monster slayers, who had prepared themselves for a …

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All Ye Game Warriors! Here’s A Challenge From Corona Labs

The battle lines have been drawn. The players have donned their war paints and the war is in full swing. Want to get in on the virtual action? Don’t worry! There’s plenty of room on the battlefield for you to shine and conquer the title of a true, blue ‘Game Warrior’. Before you (wrongly) assume …

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Why you should bring your friend to a hackathon

With the hackathon season on ahead, a number of you are there who are brooding or thinking of attending one or not. But, it is usually  on the weekend, and you probably want to enjoy it with your friends over some drinks. But we think you should attend one. And bring a friend too! Here’s …

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A Roundup of all the Kookoo Challenges that Went Down

Since November of last year, Kookoo has kept Venturesity and thousands of professionals from around India on their tippy toes. The cloud telephony specialists have been throwing challenge after challenge. And the series that kicked off in November has ended in late March, after six brilliant challenges. From social media specialists to gaming enthusiasts, women …

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Fashion A Big Win with the Mega Roposo Challenge

If the scorching summer sun wasn’t enough, Roposo is here to turn on the heat with its challenge this April. The online challenge is all set start off on April 1, 2016, and you will surely be a fool not to participate in it. Let’s not waste time and get to the details, shall we? …

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Get Your Pieces in Place for the Jigsaw Hackathon

All ye coders of the world, it’s time to fill your goody bags again! The Jigsaw hack is chugging into town this weekend and has a fun challenge planned for you. Slotted for 12 hours, the hack aims to celebrate, sharpen, and encourage your coding skills while having a whole lot of fun! Jigsaw Academy …

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The Furlencode Hiring Hackathon: A Review

Another weekend, another exciting hackathon on the cards. This time around, it was Furlenco, an up and coming furniture and home furnishing rental brand, that was throwing opening its doors for a 24-hour long hackathon. Yes, Furlenco was on the lookout for kickass talent to join their product engineering team and they knew that teaming …

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A Guide to Venturesity’s Challenges and Hackathons

Venturesity is a just a couple of years old. And yet, in this short span of time we have packed in decades of experience in crafting and executing challenges for all kinds of companies and all sorts of participants. If you are thinking, this is a ‘pat on the back’ or a ‘blowing our trumpet’ …

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Hiring DevOps Engineers: The Ultimate Challenge

A hallowed lot, DevOps Engineers have emerged as the in-demand talent of the IT industry. And why not? The DevOps Engineer performs a critical role in setting up the IT infrastructure and is the one who strikes the delicate balance between feasibility and sellability. So, obviously, hiring DevOps Engineers to craft your products is no …

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Here’s What Went Down at the Instavans Hack

The stage was set. The curtains drawn. The first week of March was witness to an epic battle of skills. There was plenty at stake – pride, glory, and of course, prizes worth over a lakh. Yes, the Instavans Hack promised to be a thriller of a challenge. And, boy, did it live up to …

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5 (+1) Reasons You Should Participate in the Furlencode!

You can almost feel the excitement in the air as Furlenco partners with Venturesity for a mind blowing 24-hour hackathon that begins on March 12, 2016. Furlenco, a Bangalore-based startup, specialises in home furnishings and furniture rentals. And they are on the lookout for some ace coding talent. So, naturally, they decide to take the …

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#headout to HEADOUT

It was a sunny, lazy Saturday afternoon outside but with cool, enthusiastic people inside. This was the scenario inside the HEADOUT office where people had head out to participate in a hackathon. It was an afternoon hack, and was nearly 4 when people started showing up. Registrations didn’t end until 5:30 in the evening. Huff!! …

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College students, all you need is a Venture Hack!

So what’s so cool about Venture Hack? Every hackathon is the same. A Problem statement, some code and caffeine. Win some crappy goodies and take home some cash. Go back to your bunker, drink some beer and sleep. End of the story! Yes? No! Welcome to Venture Hack. We’ll tell you why it’s so special. …

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