2018 has proven to be a great year for developers. According to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of best jobs, software development is the best job in the country. With so many emerging tech developments, the opportunities for developers are seemingly limitless. However, keeping up with the current trends and the abilities most valued at the moment is crucial for staying competitive in this growing field. Here’s a look at a few of the top need-to-know trends for developers.
Meet The HACKcelerator Finalists Pitching at Global Demo Day 2018
These startups won their local AngelHack hackathon, went through the HACKcelerator program and are coming to wow the Bay Area startup community.
Bostjan Bregar, CEO of The Loop, gives his thoughts
The short answer to this question is that it has really never been more important for businesses to invest into ways for employing young people. Why? Simply put, young people are the number one secret ingredient to building a successful business.
Meet The HACKcelerator's Newest Batch of 2018
As our Global Hackathon Series continues to evolve and get bigger and better, so do the winning projects that enter into our HACKcelerator program!
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.