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Music Is the Backdrop of a Hackathon, Rock Out To These Playlists

Jul 8, 2018 1:11:03 AM / by Sonora Scheven posted in The Whole Developer

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The best music (and Spotify playlists) to get you through a hackathon

When it comes to listening to music at a hackathon, it can actually make a pretty big impact on how you perform. Hackathons are fast-paced and a filled with learning about new things; so why would you be playing some classical music that could put you to sleep?

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Technology Innovations Driving Change in Transaction Banking

Jul 2, 2018 5:59:13 PM / by Guest Post posted in Tech News

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Technology Innovations Driving Change in Transaction Banking

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How to Empower and Engage Entry-Level Coders

Jun 27, 2018 11:27:37 AM / by Jessica Thiefels posted in The Whole Developer

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Recruiting and onboarding for a coder position is, not surprisingly, an intense and competitive process; yet employee retention can prove to be even more daunting. Turn over rates are notoriously high for coder and developer positions—and replacing them is costly. Re-hiring for a developer earning $130,000/year could cost the company between $65,000 and $95,000 in recruiting and training costs, according to the 2018 Developer Learning Survey Report.

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5 Steps To Grow Your Community

May 29, 2018 4:41:55 AM / by Troy Petrunoff posted in "Innovation Management"

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Lessons learned from growing AngelHack’s community to 150,000+ members

Building a community for your brand is big. For your personal life, your community is pretty obvious. Your friends, family, coworkers, SoulCycle group, you’re likely part of tons of small communities. But your company has a community too. Are you fostering it and taking advantage of it?

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8 Investment Funding Tips to get Investors

Apr 6, 2018 9:05:29 AM / by Tosin posted in Accelerators

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When it comes to funding your startup, there are a lot of choices. From investors to crowd-funding to incubators and accelerators. The landscape of startup funding can be overwhelming, not to speak of successfully gaining financing once you’ve made your decision on which choice to go with. If you’ve managed to save enough money to self-fund your startup then your choice may be a little more straightforward. However, you still may need a reliable and knowledgeable investor to help build your business.

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The Blockchain Players You Need to Know About in 2018

Jan 22, 2018 11:11:16 AM / by Jessica Thiefels posted in Blockchain

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Blockchain is not a new technology, but the world is just beginning to discover it’s value in our evolving digital world. If you’re interested in what’s up and coming in the world of blockchain, keep an eye on the following companies. Each one is disrupting the way we work,  share and secure the digital world we live in; one big idea at a time.

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Meet The HACKcelerator’s 37 New Startups

Sep 27, 2017 10:37:04 AM / by Troy Petrunoff posted in Accelerators

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Early-stage startups from around the globe seeking seed funding

Every year, our Global Hackathon Series grows bigger and better with amazing sponsors and opportunities to innovate to entrepreneurs just waiting for their tech potential to be unearthed. The winning teams from the 55 hackathons we held this Summer all received an invite into our pre-accelerator program, and 37 of them are now in the early-stages of becoming a real startup.

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5 Ways to Reduce Coder Burnout in a Digital World

May 25, 2017 7:19:20 AM / by Jessica Thiefels

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You never quite know when it will strike. After weeks of working tirelessly to troubleshoot bugs or build a new website feature, it just hits. You have no desire to go to work, little motivation to jump on your computer—you feel tired and lost.

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Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Aims to Give Startups the Tools to Go to Market

Apr 6, 2017 9:53:59 AM / by Ricardo Navarro posted in Sponsored Content

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Finalists will be able to pitch their idea to Visa’s Major Clients at an upcoming Visa event this May in Orlando, Florida.

Three Challenges. One big prize pool.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev's Hack the World Bangalore Recap

Apr 3, 2017 1:15:48 PM / by Rachel Katz

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Hackers from across India convened last month at The Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) Hack the World hackathon In Bangalore, powered by AngelHack. The event took place at the brand new AB InBev Growth Analytics Center (GAC), where 115 hackers created 26 projects, taking on the challenge of using the images and data provided to creates solutions for AB InBev to gain better insights into the effectiveness of their investment toward driving sales.

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