Bangalore, January 28, 2015– Stayzilla, the largest online marketplace for stays in India announced that it will host its ‘Data-to-product’ coding hackathon, on January 31 in Bangalore to engage new age developers and technology enthusiasts. Aimed at identifying and hiring the brightest minds in the industry, the hackathon is a 24-hour coding event that will require developers to build innovative web based as well as mobile applications from raw data, thereby presenting a pre-screened, qualified talent-pool for selection.
“Stayzilla being a data driven organization aims to recruit people who carry a similar DNA and we are therefore hosting this challenge to attract the best engineering talent in the country. Hackathons are increasingly being used as a platform to hire fresh talent across technology firms and start-ups. We have adopted the data-to-product approach to give candidates a view of real life problems that they would encounter on their job in order to make them job ready when they join the firm”, stated Yogendra Vasupal, Founder and CEO, Stayzilla. “Today, the levels of creativity at hackathons are phenomenal and we want to use this potential for our growing business. We are focusing on a new class of technology enthusiasts who belong to a mobile generation and we expect to see some wonderful ideas come up at the event”, he added.
Prashant Koirala, Co-founder, Venturesity said, “It is an exciting opportunity for developers to showcase their skills and learn more about the exciting travel industry from one of the fastest growing online stay booking start-ups like Stayzilla. The participants will innovate as they like and will win prizes.”
Stayzilla aims to bring together energetic developers and engage them in a technology driven business mind-set in order to create specializations in the ‘Stay’ market. The positions offered will be based out of Bangalore and Chennai.