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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3 Major Reasons to NOT become a Venturesity Student Ambassador

Becoming a student ambassador might be a kickass opportunity to get rewarded both at a personal and at your career level. Venturesity has already launched its Campus Ambassador program but why should one be interested? I mean duh! What’s so new? I will give you further reasons to not roll up as our student ambassador. …

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Venturesity Turns Three!!

Wow! What a journey it has been! A blink of an eye, and boom! 3 years have passed since the birth of Venturesity. Yes. Venturesity turned 3 recently. And with enough twists and turns in our story to keep audiences entertained for the next 300 years! I must admit that I was not privy to …

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Fantastic Growth Hacks that Everyone Should Know

So what is this hacker thing that is running around the globe and turning heads? For me, hackers are ones whose true north is growth and innovation, and I am here to tell you that EVERYBODY CAN HACK! Hacking can be as simple as tucking a safety pin to cover up that broken button or … …

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If your startup is an animal, what would it be?

Unicorns, waterbears, cockroaches … everyone is comparing startups to these animals. A silly thing to do, isn’t it? And besides, I don’t think these comparisons are quite correct. But let’s have some fun this, shall we? What if startups were really animals? What kind of animals would they be? Here is our view: The Phoenix …

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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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A Techy Tuesday evening at DATA NERDS LEARNUP

Informative talks, a few questions, some pepping pizza slices, some chilling out with drinks and voila! We have a perfect recipe for a perfect learnup camp.Who knew even after a tiring Tuesday’s work the masses would make a learnup camp so happening! AppLift, an international team of dedicated technology enthusiasts, passionate about mobile and advertising …

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My Talk at Barcamp

On the morning of Sunday, November 1st, 2015, I got up at an ungodly hour of 7:30 a.m. Why? I had to attend a Barcamp session all the way at CMRIT. This was just about a zillion kilometers away from my place; hence, I was an early bird. For those who are not in the …

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Quikr API Hackathon | Winners display board

We take this opportunity to salute the spirit of hacking that was on display in Quikr API online Hackathon. Held on 11th September, it was a great success with 110 teams participating from top colleges across India. Following is the final list of winners. dataWitz: Mohsin Vindhani & Vinay Kale of IIT Madras won the top prize …

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MMX Droid Fest : Review

Lights, Camera, Action – The MMX DROID FEST! (A feature on CNBC about Venturesity’s hackathon – coming soon!) Hacker, hackers and hackers everywhere! Yes, that pretty much sums up the scene at our Micromax Droid Fest. Micromax is one of the leading mobile phone  company in India and the 10th largest mobile phone player in the …

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Learnup Review

What were you doing this past weekend? Hanging out with friends at some mall? Or doing something more productive like hanging out with new friends at our learnup? On Saturday, 13th June (Thank god it was not Friday the 13th!), we kicked off our new innovation: the learnup. In three cities. Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune. …

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Perk Up: Our review of Perk Appsaholic

Rain. It seems to follow RCB everywhere they go this IPL season. Similarly, rain threatens to be a dampener in almost every hackathon we’ve conducted these past two months. But, just as the rain does not seem to stop the fans from turning out in large numbers, our hackathons do draw in the most dedicated …

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Why should college students attend hackathons?

Hackathons are a competition for designers and developers typically lasting from a day to a week. Although most hackathons are used as a hiring platform,  many such contests are intended as educational or social tools. If you are a college student looking to improve your skills, you could do no better than sharpen your teeth …

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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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