● FloBiz announces its first-ever nationwide Hackathon, Build for Bharat, to recruit dynamic individuals as Android Developers into their team and build software for MSMEs
● Registrations for the challenge began from October 3 on the hackathon HackerEarth website
● Selected participants stand a chance to win attractive rewards, including job opportunities at FloBiz
INDIA, October 05, 2021: FloBiz, the neobank for growing Indian SMBs, has announced the launch of “Build for Bharat Challenge'' in association with HackerEarth. FloBiz, which offers a popular GST billing & accounting software called myBillBook, has designed the challenge exclusively for the talented Android developers across the country to solve profound challenges for the Indian small businesses. The participants stand a chance to win attractive prizes and rewards, along with the opportunity to work with the FloBiz team directly. The participants of this hackathon challenge will be expected to solve Android application development questions using Kotlin & native Android. While registrations are already on, the hackathon challenge will commence from October 22.
Participants will get a range of questions around Android application development which will need to be solved within a duration of 8 hours. Performance in the challenge will be judged based on the preset parameters of quality, scalability and robustness of the code written. Top 10 finalists will receive exciting hampers, and all the participants will receive certificates of participation. Shortlisted participants will jump ahead of the queue and interview with FloBiz for a full-time job opportunity.
On the announcement of Build for Bharat Challenge, Founder and CEO of FloBiz, Rahul Raj, said, “At FloBiz, we strive to solve the problems for our valued SMB partners with the help of technology. We're very excited about this nationwide Android challenge which aims to not only foster the ecosystem of technology development in the country but also intends to extend open invitation to the talented Android developers to join our team and build for our mission. Our flagship product myBillBook has already transformed tens of lakhs of small businesses by offering easy to use and affordable billing, inventory management and accounting solutions on our mobile and desktop applications. As we continue our journey of building a neobank for growing SMBs, we strongly believe that the addition of these smart, talented & energetic developers will immensely contribute to our growth momentum”.
With over 50 lakh downloads across the country, myBillBook is the flagship product by FloBiz with a strong presence in regions like Maharashtra, Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu, which account for more than half of its total user base. FloBiz aims to triple its engineering, product & data teams within the next 6 months to continue to develop user-friendly and reliable solutions to cater to wider SMB audience. FloBiz has recently raised $31 million in Series B from Sequoia Capital, Think Investments, and its existing investors Elevation Capital and Beenext in September 2021.
FloBiz is a neobank for small & medium businesses that aims to accelerate the growth of their enterprises through technology. Founded in 2019 by IIT & BITS alumni, FloBiz is a fintech backed by renowned investors like Sequoia Capital India, Elevation Capital, Greenoaks Capital, Beenext, and Think Investments. The startup is chasing the mission of digitisation to contribute the building an Aatmanirbhar Bharat by solving the most pressing problems of the Indian SMB sector. FloBiz launched its flagship product, myBillBook, in early 2020, and it has become one of the highest-rated business apps in India on the Google Play Store.