Stayzilla “Data-to-product” Hackathon

Picture this scenario: you are in the middle of nowhere on your cross-country road trip and decide to take a pit stop to freshen up. You attempt to check in to the nearest hotel but…all available rooms are taken! So, you spend a horrible night in your car cursing your luck. Sounds familiar? Well, in …

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Knowlarity Hackathon Rewind

If you were not at Knowlarity’s Hackathon this past weekend (the weekend of January 17th and 18th, 2015 for those reading in the far future), you missed out on one of the most happening events of the year so far.  But (yes you knew there was going to be a but), for those of you …

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Knowlarity API Hackathon

At the time of going to press as it were, our Knowlarity hackathon is in full swing.  The curtain was raised at 10:00 a.m. but some diehard developers were literally banging at the door even earlier.  At 10:30 a.m. the participants were introduced to Knowlarity and given the details of the problem statement, which was …

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Hackathon meets auction

Both companies and potential hires have realized that the traditional means of hiring simply does not work. Hitherto, the process generally goes something like this: Candidates post their resumes on job portal sites and hope that their profile catches a potential employer’s eye. If the company is interested in the candidate, they conduct a series …

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VentureHack Success Diaries

Our innovative online hiring event, Venturehack Online Challenge took place on Thursday, November 13, 2014. with 45 students from IIIT Allahabad participating. This 24 hour event was quite challenging, and those students who came through were extremely talented coders. We had 17 submissions, and we graded them based on predefined criteria such as code quality, …

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Zivame Hackathon Rewind

On the weekend of 15th and 16th November, we organized a Hackathon for our client: Zivame.com. This 24 hour event was a great success and we thought of doing a quick rewind. 90 participants, half in person and half online took part in the event, which was conducted in order to recruit new employees for …

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VentureHack III Success diaries

Venturesity’s periodic hiring event VentureHack III took place on Sunday, November 9th of this year. Aspiring job seekers, some all the way from Vellore and Mysore, went through a two stage screening process before they got to meet the startups. The first stage consisted of potential hires going through a 90 minute, 30 question MCQ …

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Changing the World, One App at a time

This blog was originally published in Knowlarity Blog They were everywhere. In groups of all sizes, claiming every corner of the meeting room at the Microsoft R&D Centre in Bangalore. Some had spilled out into the adjacent cafeteria, either typing away in complete oblivion, or hunched in deep conversation. A few others stared into nothing, fingers …

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Mood Nation App from Team Indifferent takes the first position

Our Android hackathon successfully brought together innovators and thinkers under one roof on 29th and 30th March, 2014 at Microsoft Accelerator. With elections round the corner and the theme revolving around mobilizing voters, hackers got together for 24 hours and put forth their creative best. In Pic: Team Indifferent with Nikhil from Nokia(extreme right) We …

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Android Hackathon- Rewind

As we pulled down the curtains on 30th March 2014 for our Android Hackathon, we thought of doing a quick rewind. Least to say, we have come across great partners with whom we wish to collaborate in the future and of course enthusiastic hackers who stayed up all night to create apps that can bring …

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Why should you opt for a career in Android Development

Android and Apple have been rivals since day one. There is always a struggle going on as to who takes the lead. iOS 7.1 released in March 2014 has been widely regarded as not meeting user expectations when complains like “killing the phone battery” and such surfaced. Thus, the mobile platform equation still remains same …

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Updates from the upcoming Android Hackathon

Hello folks, Less than a month to go for Venturesity’s Android Hackathon , we have been working overtime to get a great group of partners on-board for the event. Guest speakers, mentors, judges and of course hiring partners, all from our ecosystem, will converge during the 2 day extravaganza. We are excited to announce our association …

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