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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15 things we unlearned at Venturesity in 2015

You know how most people, at the end of the year, make a list of things they learned throughout the year? But we here at Venturesity are not like most people. In fact, just like the Mad Hatter says, “we are all mad here.” Here is our mad list of 15 things that we’ve unlearned …

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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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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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A learnup? What’s that?

So, you’ve heard about hackathons. You might even know somebody who has attended one. But you still hold reservations. Can you work through the weekend? Are the problem statements interesting? Can you really learn from them? To answer these questions and more, we’ve introduced a new concept: the learnup. At learnups, you will find the …

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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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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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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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