Summer Codin’

As part of the Wellington tech scene, we’re pleased to be involved in the Summer of Code 2.0 internship programme.

Summer of Code is based on a Google initiative where top IT university students are placed into IT start-ups and established businesses to work for the summer holidays.

It’s the second year that the Summer or Code has been run in New Zealand, and is organised by John Clegg from ProjectX.

The 20 host companies this year include Xero, Mindscape, Plan HQ, Trade Me and YouDo.

Our two interns are Ryan Chard and Balsam Al-Dabbagh. Both are final year undergrads at Victoria University – Ryan is completing a Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science and Balsam is finishing a Bachelor of Information Technology. Balsam is working in our product team in testing and business analysis, while Ryan is working as a junior developer.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Xero scoops Company of the Year at annual Hi-Tech Awards

I’m proud to announce that on Friday night, Xero was awarded Hi-Tech Company of the Year at the annual Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner. The event was attended by more than 700 guests and held at TSB Arena in Wellington, New Zealand. Xero took out tough competition from other finalists in the category, including ARANZ Geo, Serko and ...

Xero ranked #1 Forbes Most Innovative Growth Company 2015

We’re extremely proud to announce that once again Xero has placed top on the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies list. This is our second straight year in the number one spot. The Forbes list recognises firms that investors expect to be innovative both now and in the future. It’s wonderful for Xero’s current innovation ...