Home > AIRS Training Updates > #Hiring a #Programmer? Host a #Hackathon

#Hiring a #Programmer? Host a #Hackathon

Interview Street, the startup that helps companies recruit by holding programming contests called CodeSprints, is doing something a little different this week — it’s holding a CodeSprint for 13 different startups, all backed by Sequoia Capital.

The CodeSprints started out as big events with a long list of recruiting companies, but while there are still plans for more comprehensive CodeSprints in the future, Interview Street started holding smaller, more frequent events, usually tied to a specific company or technology. It even did a CodeSprint with the White House, and it’s working on a second.

So why go with a single CodeSprint for a bunch of Sequoia companies? Co-founder Vivek Ravisankar says, “They have funded some of the best tech startups. So instead of doing it individually for each startup, it’s a single gate.” The participating employers include Inkling, Natera, BubbleMotion, EventBrite, TuneIn, Outright, PocketGems, Birst, Barracuda Networks, Tokbox, Sugar Inc., Backplane, and Synapsense.

You can read more details about the Sequoia CodeSprint here. It’s going to be held on Saturday, April 14, from 3pm to 8pm Pacific.

Full TechCrunch article can be found here

Advertisements
Categories: AIRS Training Updates
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: