Join us to celebrate Hacktoberfest and the chance to win some goodies! Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean and DEV. It is open to everyone and aims at driving growth of open-source technology and encouraging positive contributions to this community.
10:00 - Registration
10:30 - What’s open source? Why is it important?
10:45 - Nikhita Raghunath on how to contribute to an open source project
11:15 - Pick a project, find a team and start coding!
1:30 pm - Lunch
2:00-7:00 pm - Stay back and continue working for those who want to
This event is open to everyone - whether you’ve been contributing to for a while or this will be your first time. It is a place for new and seasoned Open Source enthusiasts to come together, write some great code and contribute to the wonderful open source community. If you’re new - don’t worry! There will be mentors and team members to guide you throughout the process.
If you'd like to be a mentor, please fill this form: https://forms.gle/vi2j1rZCh7crbevq7
About the speaker:
Nikhita is a core contributor to Kubernetes and a member of the Kubernetes Steering Committee. She is also a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Ambassador and the Technical Lead for SIG Contributor Experience. She works as a software engineer at Loodse remotely from Mumbai.
Social Media Links:
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheNikhita
- GitHub: https://github.com/nikhita
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikinath/
About our host:
FlexiLoans.com is one of the leading Digital Lending platforms started with a vision to provide "Loans at a click" to SMEs while solving their problem of accessing quick, flexible and adequate funds. They use a proprietary technology and risk models that focus on surrogate methods for scoring customers. It has disbursed loans worth Rs.500+ Crores to about 15,000 MSMEs across 1000+ cities without having a single branch; within a span of 3 years of their operations, with a team size of 230+ employees. Having over 100 partnerships with known players such as Flipkart, Amazon, PayTM, PineLabs, Mswipe, etc., it has access to over 2mn businesses. It has been founded by 4 ISB/ IIT alumni with combined financial services experience of 45+ years.