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Hackerrank ufl

  1. 1. hackerRank
  2. 2. Aug ‘09 $4000
  3. 3. Dec ‘09 $3000lukewarm response
  4. 4. Mar ‘10 $1500few success stories
  5. 5. Jun ‘10 $1000masters preparation
  6. 6. Dec ‘10 $500
  7. 7. Dec ‘10 $250Pizza & Pepsi for 10 days
  8. 8. Jan ‘11 $250
  9. 9. Apr ‘11 $5000
  10. 10. Apr ‘11 $5000
  11. 11. Aug ‘11 Demo day
  12. 12. Nov ‘11 Investors Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures Jawed Karim, Youtube
  13. 13. Jan ‘12 CodeSprint-2 5500 programmers 500 interviews 50+ job offers
  14. 14. Feb ‘12 Everyone quit
  15. 15. Things I learnt• Absolutely great co-founder• Love for the idea• Persistence outweighs brilliance (Tim Westergren)
  16. 16. Apr ‘12 More job offers
  17. 17. Apr ‘12 More job offers
  18. 18. May ‘12 Bill Gates
  19. 19. June ‘12 HackerRank
  20. 20. Sep ‘12 HackerGames
  21. 21. EVERY PROBLEM SOLVERIN THE WORLD
  22. 22. BRAIN OF THE WORLD
  23. 23. POWERFUL THING ONTHE INTERNET
  24. 24. Nov ‘12 Join us YOU?

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