HackerEarth helps connect smart programmers and great companies. Founded in November 2012, HackerEarth is the brainchild of IIT Roorkee alumni Sachin Gupta and Vivek Prakash. While Gupta worked at Google prior to starting HackerEarth, Prakash was a student developer at Google Summer of Code and Amazon.
The startup has three products or follows a three-pronged business model. The first is HackerEarth Source, which helps companies source candidates through hiring challenges. The second product is HackerEarth Recruit. A SaaS-based application and a B2B product, it is used by companies to screen potential candidates.The third product is HackerEarth Campus, a SaaS application to conduct campus placement and filter potential candidates.
The startups is powering campus placements for Hindustan Times, Pearson, Innoz, etc., while its other clients include companies like InMobi, Capillary Technologies, CareerNet, IndiaMart, Freshdesk, CommonFloor and LiveText.
HackerEarth gets support from GSF Superangels
GSF Superangels, the angel investment network behind the tech accelerator programme, GSF Accelerator, have announced seed round investments in five Indian startups – Little Eye Labs, Tushky, ZAPR, HackerEarth, and WeAreHolidays.