Launch Party

October 16, 2017

With the launch of our new branch and the success of the old one, we realized it was time for a celebration! We decided to have a small party at our Koramangala branch with our close friends, family and the hackpacker community staying with us. It was a great night of good food (Yes! The well-known Construkt chips and dips was there too), good alcohol and some amazing conversations. We had a fun time catching up with all of you folk who have supported us from the start of our journey. Read More

New Branch in Koramangala

October 16, 2017

For any of you who have not heard yet, we have opened up a new branch in Koramangala! It was our little gift to ourselves after the success of our branch in Indiranagar. This branch has a beautiful open common area for dining and working. The common space is also open to other groups to organize small meetups, events and workshops. The hostel can house 26 guests altogether in the three rooms i.e., 8 bed mixed dorm, 10 bed mixed dorm and 8 bed women's dorm. With the branch being located in Koramangala, we are surrounded by co-working spaces, accelerators & ev...

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A hackpacker’s way of achieving everything he/she wants in 2018

January 3, 2018

 

Are you a hackpacker?
 
Ok! before asking you this, let me describe who a hackpacker is. A person who is always on the move, in a philosophical sense, and never tires before he reaches his destination. An artist, an entrepreneur, freelancer or a digital nomad, who has taken upon himself/herself to make this world a better place brick by brick. And also, a hackpacker never repeats same ideas over and over and continuously learn and grows with his/her experiences. Gettit?
 
So, are you a hackpacker?
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5 Reasons why you should stay in a community space in Bangalore.

December 15, 2017

Whenever you are travelling to a new city, the first option which comes up to your mind is hotels. There are so many options of hotels in Bangalore to select from. Apart from traditional hotel bookings, platforms like OYO at Trivago are on the surge. But what is changing is more and more people, especially millennial are seeking experiences rather than the comfort of a hotel. When you stay in a hotel, you are comfortable but alone and locked up in your room. Guests in a hotel don’t tend to talk to each other as well. But millennials seek networking, collaboration and community, which a hotel...

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Construkt Main Festival – Design Tent (Day 4) Summary – CC 1

March 26, 2014

The day started with a workshop conducted by WishBerry’s Anshulika Dubey with Go Fund Yourself. She started the session by introducing crowd funding, pitching for their idea so that they get funded. Crowd will fund an idea if it is deserving, and interesting. To be crowd funded one needs to connect with and understand the audience. Then Tune into the Future (Music Business) talked about music as an art, so it should be respected. People need to value music. Well, this event is about music and the current market of musicians and their art. Manojna...

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Construkt Main Festival – Technology Tent (Day 4) Summary – CC 3

March 26, 2014

  1. Session: Maker Futures
Speakers: Sugathri Kolluru and Jabali Searcot of Ludo Designs In a time when innovation is the need of the hour, Sugathri Kolluru and Jabali Searcot have only just begun to come up with exciting and useful product ideas at their start up called Ludo Designs. From a clock that has a heart rate monitor and can tell you how healthy you are, to a projector built out of the parts found in a cheap phone, targeted at schools, Ludo designs have come up with a number of innovative ideas. Now, 3D printing is taking over the world, with a number of ...

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Construkt Main Festival – Social Impact Tent (Day 4) Summary – CC 2

March 26, 2014

MOTORCYCLE AS MEDIUM: TALK + DCUMENTARY SCREENING One of the much awaited sessions at the Social impact tent, Motorcycle as medium though was just a 20 minutes session it kept the audience gripped and enthralled. Designer, photographer and storyteller Arvind Prabhakar narrated his first-hand experience on how he makes a journey unforgettable when he is on the road. As a part of indusrider, Arvind gave a little insight on what exactly they do when they hit the road. Not just motorcycle rides but they cover and report on various stories and incidents that they come across in the jo...

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Construkt Main Festival – Culinary Tent (Day 3) Summary – CC 2

March 26, 2014

March 22- The Culinary Stage The Construkt festival on 22nd March 2014 kicked off with “The Daily Dump” – Turn things around Triathon that was packed with information and created awareness among the crowd. The volunteers demonstrated the types of wastes, their segregation techniques and how it can dealt better with our little effort. It was a fun episode with games of waste management that won people prizes. The next session was by Sandesh Reddy, who inspired the audience with his story of how his commitment got him to where he wanted.  How he got into his dream of baki...

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Construkt Main Festival – Design Tent (Day 3) Summary – CC 1

March 26, 2014

1)      Construkt Studio – Storyfying Design By Jacob Mathew, Damjan Obal, Shriya Kariappa Have you ever thought of designing your story idea with right innovation and inspiration? Well, we learnt that here today. To design a story one needs to have a proper theme, with a theory that can be projected to the world. The speakers with this thought divided the participants into groups with a briefing of what to do, how to do, & why to do it. Each group worked on their briefs and designed theirs plans while brainstorming ideas with constant help from the speakers/mentors. After desig...

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Construkt Main Festival – Technology Tent (Day 3) Summary – CC 3

March 26, 2014

1. Construkt Studio – How to Pitch to an Accelerator by Microsoft Ventures Speakers – Ravi Narayanan and Avinash Menon, Microsoft Ventures Micrososft Ventures is dedicated to helping small business models reach their potential through their accelerator program. The event saw a lot of talented and creative audience members who had come up with their own business ideas attending the session. To begin with, speakers Ravi Narayanan and Avinash Menon explained what exactly an accelerator is – and how important it is to have a viable business model...

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