Venturesity

basic info

http://www.venturesity.com5 Years Old
Bangalore, Karnataka, IndiaOther
11-50 EmployeesPrivate company

Venturesity impact

1.89crore INR
Funding raised till date
40
Hackathons conducted
200
Companies hiring through Venturesity

about Venturesity

Venturesity’s solution is an industry vetted curriculum that is taught by top industry practitioners. Each course includes hands-on project work where one needs to create an app or website. The students who are talent-ready are then connected to the hiring partners for jobs, internship and freelancing opportunities.

Venturesity story

May-2013
THE START
Venturesity was founded by Subhendu Panigrahi & Prashant Koirala in 2013.
Dec-2014
VENTURESITY HOSTED 14 HACKATHONS
Venturesity hosted 14 hackathons in the year 2014. The auction feature of Venturesity’s approach allowed multiple employers to bid on candidates based on the candidates’ performance over the course of a hackathon.
Jan-2015
Helped Ola and Stayzilla recruit PRODUCT MANAGEMENT TEAMs
Cab aggregator service Ola and real-estate portal Stayzilla had their product management teams put in place by Venturesity, which planed to introduce an auction-meets-hackathon model, where multiple companies can offer a job to a candidate with a good profile.
Mar-2015
ORACLE ORGANIZED A HACKATHON IN ASSOCIATION WITH VENTURESITY
Oracle in association with Venturesity hosted a Hackathon to engage experienced developers and c++ enthusiasts to build innovative applications.
Mar-2015
HIKE PARTNERED WITH VENTURESITY
Hike a popular instant messaging app partnered with Venturesity to host Hike's offline hack fest 2015.
Apr-2015
VENTURESITY HOSTED MS HACKERS
Venturesity, launched Ms. Hackers, a program that promoted women in technology. Through Ms.Hackers, women who were interested in working in technology areas got access to free courses, participate in unique challenges and get connected to hiring partners.
May-2015
FUNDING - $250K
Venturesity raised $250K in angel funding.
May-2015
HACK FOR NEPAL
After the Nepal earthquakes, Venturesity started a hackathon for disaster management, fundraising, alert system and other ways to avoid disaster or help affected communities.

Venturesity products & services

Unique Challenges

Offers various online/offline challenges that you can solve to add to your credibility.

Learning Resources

Provides pre-challenge learning material to get you started.

Showcase Portfolio

All challenge submissions add to your existing portfolio of projects.

Job Opportunities

Profiles are showcased to hiring partners, once candidates complete the challenges successfully.

Learning Management System + Video Delivery Platform

Enables subject matter experts and industry practitioners to deliver courses in areas of technology and business.

Venturesity team

Co-Founder

Prashant Koirala

Past: Director- Acuitas Partners, Business Development- Focus Investment Banking, Principal- Lexbridge International, Director- Entrepreneurial Partnership of Greater Washington, Analyst- American Capital Strategies, Associate- New Markets Venture PartnersEducation : BS- Robert H. Smith School of BusinessLocation: Bangalore
Co-Founder

Subhendu Panigrahi

Past: Co-Founder and Startup Curator- Innovation Angels, Shelf Life Engineer- Infratab, Coordinator- Entrepreneurship CellEducation : BTech- IIT KharagpurLocation: Bangalore

Venturesity office photos

Venturesity Bangalore Office photos

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Venturesity office locations

Bengaluru Office
VentureHire, 46,Ground Floor,11th Cross, Indira Nagar,1st Stage
Bengaluru
Karnataka 560034
097398 35921

Venturesity amusing facts

Venturesity competes with big names like Coursera, Udacity and Udemy quite surprising to come from a young Indian startup.It even boasts about better statistics of successful course completion than these larger MOOCs.
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      Venturesity competes with big names like Coursera, Udacity and Udemy quite surprising to come from a young Indian startup.It even boasts about better statistics of successful course completion than these larger MOOCs.
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      More than 200 companies like NewsHunt, Oracle ,PayUMoney, Microsoft amd fast growing internet companies like Housing, Ola, NewsHunt, Hike, MoveinSync , Craftsvilla and even many US-based companies like Perk use Venturesity hackathons for hiring.
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      The company grew from finding talent for tech startups to training people and creating the talent .That was how VentureHire morphed into Venturesity!
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      Venturesity has partnered with technology giant Microsoft to curate learning materials for the hackathons.
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      Subhendu Panigrahi (Venturesity founder) is also called “ Chalta Phirta LinkedIn” –translated as wandering two legged linkedin.He is the ultimate connector in the startup circle,thanks to his networking skills.
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      The firm pays a whopping US$10 to US$50 per hour to its instructors, depending on their domain and experience.
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      Subhendu Panigrahi (Venturesity founder) is also the admin of the popular Facebook group "Bangalore Startups" considered as one of the best platform for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs .

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