[hcs-d] Fwd: Interviewstreet builds HackerRank and launching at your school. Interested?

Saagar Deshpande sdeshpande at college.harvard.edu
Mon Jul 23 23:45:20 EDT 2012


yea i'd be interested! seems like a very fun idea!
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*Saagar Deshpande* | Class of 2014 | Harvard University
*sdeshpande at college.harvard.edu*



On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Salvatore Rinchiera <
srinchiera at college.harvard.edu> wrote:

> Hi HCS,
>
> Check out this contest hosted by HackerRank.
>
> Is this something anybody would be interested in getting involved with?
>
> Salvatore
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: vivek at interviewstreet.com <vivek at interviewstreet.com>
> Date: Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 10:25 PM
> Subject: Interviewstreet builds HackerRank and launching at your school.
> Interested?
> To: srinchiera at college.harvard.edu
> Cc: m.ali at hackerrank.com
>
>
> Hello,
>
> Hope you're doing well. I'm Vivek, one of the founders at HackerRank<http://hackerrank.com/>
> .
> We're the team behind SummerGames and Interviewstreet, now building
> something very ambitious and big<http://blog.hackerrank.com/post/27495441781/join>
> .
>
> We're a young startup (5 people) in Mountain View, CA building a place
> where hackers hang out for fun solving interesting
> challenges with real-world
> data sets, build quick hacks, etc with an interesting social component to
> it.
>
> We are currently working on bringing Hackerrank to your campus. This
> fall, Hackerrank will host a virtual intercollegiate programing contest
> which
> will have 10 different levels covering various skills/technologies.
> Levels
>
> will range from hacking a server to building a game bot and coding in
> Brainfuck <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brainfuck>,
>
> just to name a few.
>
> *Invite only:*
> This is being open only for a select few schools and we'd love to get
> Harvard on board. We are looking for students to represent and
> lead your team at the Hackerrank contest, and help us spread the word.
>
> *Prizes:*
> Apart from a $10k prize money pot, the winners will have a chance to have
> office hours with one of Y-Combinator <http://ycombinator.com/> partners,
> the legendary Vinod Khosla <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinod_Khosla>
> and Jawed Karim <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jawed_Karim> (founder of
> Youtube).
>
> *Talk:*
> The winning school will also have Mark Jung<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Jung> (former
> CEO of IGN and ex-COO
> of Fox Studios) visit the campus to give a talk on entrepreneurship. He
> will also
>
> be open to hear a few startup pitches from interested students on campus.
>
> *Fun:*
>
> More than being a great opportunity, we think it's a fun contest. Please
> let
>
> us know if you are interested in working with us as a campus rep to bring
>
> Hackerrank to your campus. Feel free to share this email with others on
>
> campus that might be interested.
>
>
> Thanks
> --
> Vivek Ravisankar
> Co-founder, Interviewstreet.com
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/rvivek
> Blog: rvivek.com
>
>
>
>
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