What is news?

A quick must read before crafting a Press Release by Julien Newman- Founder of Mayvin, a Jaaga Startup. Points to remember : WHAT IS NEWS? – Happening today and won’t happen tomorrow. -Locally relevant. (Publish multiple press releases if necessary) – Hasn’t been said/done before. – Isn’t common knowledge. – Ties into something that is news. – Matters to the audience. – Spokespeople can be the news. WHAT IS NOT NEWS? – Promotion for your startup. – Recurring. Happening over…

Raghuvir Kasturi talks about React + Flux

Facebook’s Flux is changing client-side apps How is Facebook’s Flux architecture changing the way we build rich client-side applications? What problems do React + Flux solve? How do they compare to the competition, Angular.js in particular? Is React + Flux ready for production? If any of these questions keep you awake at night, this session at  Jaaga, held on 24th April at 5:00pm was the solution to it all! Here’s a peek at what was spoken about at the talk:…

OnePlus India at Jaaga Startup

We were ecstatic to have Mr. Miguel Martin Romero, Chief Evangelist at OnePlus conduct a talk at Jaaga Startup penthouse. A sneak at what Miguel spoke about, ‘OnePlus was born in Dec. 2013. Founded by our CEO, Pete Lau, the company announced its first device on April 23rd, the One. Lau has spent his entire career in the technology industry. Tired of the expensive yet low quality phones on the market, OnePlus tries to make the best choices for its users…

Mobhe, a Jaaga startup conducts a ‘Preventive Dental checkup’ Camp

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Mobhe healthcare, a startup at Jaaga recently conducted a ‘Dental check-up’ drive for employees at Jaaga and Babajobs. It was a successful drive with employees of 10 companies signing up with 35 checkups and 12 treatments. The drive was facilitated by 3 doctors and 2 assistants who did a great job with quality dental treatment service. Everyone, who availed the service had a broad-shiny teeth smile on their faces all through-out-the-day. The general feedback was very positive, enthusiastic and encouraging….

LetsVenture’s Press Conference at Jaaga Startup Penthouse.

Jaaga was very delighted to host LetsVenture’s Press Conference, where they announced the launch of LetsIgnite – an initiative that aims to connect startups to the angel ecosystem. About LetsVenture:  LetsVenture is an online platform for startups and investors to facilitate angel and seed investments. Founded by Shanti Mohan and Sanjay Jha in 2013, LetsVenture connects startups with investors and startup programs as well. Last year, $6.5 million was raised on LetsVenture’s platform across 23 deals and 4900+ connections were…

Artist Talk by Cynthia Pachikara + Introduction to the Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan | 24th February ’15, 7:30pm

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Heads up artists and designer friends of Jaaga: Cynthia Pachikara, an installation artist, is giving a talk about her shadow work at Jaaga’s Penthouse on 24th February 2015. Cynthia Pachikara has been teaching video-based sculpture and installation art courses since 1997, she uses cinematic projections and theatre lighting techniques to fill her spectators’ shadows with moving images.  Her work visualizes the notion of body-as-screen and addresses the social contingency of gazing in a space. Pachikara has exhibited internationally in venues that include…

Code For India – Bangalore Meetup

At different stages in people’s lives they have varying degrees of responsibility that affect the amount of time they are able to dedicate to social service. As a volunteer organization we need to respect these boundaries and work to make diverse teams that collectively have the skills and availability to complete substantial meaningful projects. We need senior software developers to champion the projects. They define the requirements, the tools, and the approach to take. They recruit jr. fellows to work…

Jaaga Study – Dialogue

Past Sunday, we hosted Jaaga Study : Dialogue a day full of stories, Q&As and conversations between students of Jaaga Study and experts. The day started with experts sharing stories on how they became programmers. Dheeraj shared how ‘cheat programs’ in games got him interested in programming. Each expert then formed a ‘station’ where students could interact personally. Each station focused on a particular web framework. Nikhil explaining various nuances of the Django Framework. Febin answered questions on Javascript and…