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?
Technology Innovations Driving Change in Transaction Banking
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.