The Essential Guide to Organizing a Hackathon

  Have you always wanted to host your own hackathon? Want to separate the truly talented from your community? Got a problem that needs solving? Want a close-knit atmosphere of drive and positive energy to market a new product? If yes, then a hackathon may be the right solution for you.   But how does …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 service provider, Unocoin, jumped at the opportunity presented to create …

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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 …

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The Benefits of Being a #BlumeFellow

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” such great words of wisdom by Benjamin Franklin. The methodology of learning by doing is by far the best-proven technique to shape up a person. When we’re in college we drown into the books to pass our semesters, mug …

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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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Evaluating ‘good’ content from a programming POV

Evaluation is a difficult task and when it bundles up with having a set perspective, it may blow your brains out. Rating a piece of code/content on the no of lines the coder writes will not establish the skillfulness of a programmer. For instance, writing a complicated algorithm might require a lot of time and …

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The Venturesity Diaries 2016 – Our Eventful Year!

From a rookie software developer to a coding veteran, Venturesity hacks are a jam-pad for a talent pool of over 40K hackers. Besides networking, hackathons give you an opportunity to meet new code buddies, potential employers and even make some serious headway on a prototype. And if you win, you have bragging rights, a resume …

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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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Internet of Things: Present and Future

The Internet of Things has been pinned as the next Industrial Revolution by the industry experts – we agree 100% ! From a hairpin to an aeroplane, everything is on its way to becoming the next smartest thing up for grab! The Internet of things is redefining our present and future. The 2016’s essential IOT checklist was …

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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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Join us, learn with us, hack with us. #Beindemand.

Online education has been a buzz word for a while now. And the list of online education sites goes on and on … Coursera, Udacity, Udemy etc. Also, the advantages and disadvantages of online education are fairly well known. But I think that you will agree, the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. And now, online …

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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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