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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16 things to look forward to at Venturesity in 2016

It’s that time of the year again. (How quickly does time pass?). This is when we look back at the previous year with nostalgia. And look ahead with widened eyes at the prospects of the year ahead. At Venturesity, we are no different. In our usual New Year’s spirit, here is a list of 16 …

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Arun Kumar’s Experience at Venturesity

The following blog post is written by Arun Kumar, an enthusiastic participant in many of our hackathons. He has also won several of our online competitions, mostly our weekly Need for Code challenges, and our ongoing KooKoo challenges. He is extremely thankful to Venturesity for providing him a platform on which to show his skills. …

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The Myriad Shades of an Android Developer

It was at the start of the 16th century, and the maestro put the finishing touches on what was to become the Mona Lisa. The maestro, was, of course, Leonardo da Vinci. Fast forward a hundred years or so to the middle of the 19th century when the post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh painted his …

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Geeks and Games: A Hack Out of this World!

On Saturday, October 17th, members of Team Venturesity hopped on over to the Moonfrog office at the “otherworldly” hour of 8:15 a.m. With the aid of the Moonfrog team, the team set up the registration desk at the reception to welcome the hackers. And it was a good thing that the team got there that …

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Why should you take part in online challenges?

You’ve either signed up, or thinking of signing up for one of our online challenges. But you are not yet convinced of the outcome. After all, it’s not quite like a hackathon is it? Where, you know, you can have fun and stuff? And the reasons for attending one are kinda obvious? Here is why …

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The Ama-zing Hack Review

The weekend of September 19th and 20th was amazing as The Ama-zing Hack kicked off. This was a hackathon we conducted for Amazon.in. It took place at the Amazon Development Centre in Chennai. The hackathon was under the purview of the Kindle Digital Content Platform Team (“DCP”). They were looking for Software Development Engineers with …

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What the heck is a DevOps engineer anyway?

If you mention that you are a DevOps engineer to a layperson, chances are you might get a glazed look. Mention that you are a DevOps guy to a developer, you might get a glance that borders on hero worship. So, what have DevOps engineers done to elicit such a respectful reaction? Good, nay, great …

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Curing the Great Bad Email Plague

Red alert! Red alert! There has been an outbreak of a major plague. It’s highly contagious and is not so easy to contain. We are, of course, referring to the Great Bad Email Plague. We’ve all been afflicted by it. Some have a more serious case of it than others. But there is a cure. …

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How to get hired through a hackathon

In this competitive era of hiring, scouting for your dream job is becoming a bit like a lottery. Hitherto, the main strategy was to pad up your resume with all kinds of “useless” degrees. This almost seemed to be a must in order for you to stand out. But all this has changed since we …

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How to optimize your Venturesity Hackathon Experience

So after hearing excellent reviews about our hackathons, you have decided to take the plunge and attend a hack. But unsure of exactly how to get the most of the experience, you are stuck. But don’t worry! If this is your first time ever attending a hackathon (or otherwise), here are our tips of what …

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How to Create an Eye Catching Resume

In our opinion, the importance of a resume is overrated since how can one adequately assess the skill set of candidates for a particular job position from his or her resume? But however, the old adage “First impressions make lasting impressions” has a great deal of truth to it. Resumes do provide the recruiter a …

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Venturehack, Event I- Rewind

Venturesity conducted a speedy hiring event- VentureHack, on Sunday, June 22nd. Team Venturesity gave a shout out to job seekers and startups looking for talents two days prior to the event via blogs and online communities. Around 150 applicants had appeared for the three-rounds of interview. The event was initiated with a written test for …

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