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Archive for August, 2011.

Pune Startup YourNextLeap.com get Series A Funding

Pune based startup, YourNextLeap.com, whom we covered last November as a company to watch, has just announced that they have received Series A funding from Nirvana Venture Advisors. YourNextLeap is a website targeting students and provides guidance on what university they can/should apply to after engineering, or after 12th std. They have online tools like […]

POCC Event: Exploring North American Market for Indian IT SMEs – 20 Aug

Parag Khair, an IT consultant with experience in IT offshoring who lives in Toronto is visiting Pune and will give a talk on how small and medium IT companies from India can target the North American market, at 4pm on Saturday, 20th August, at 7th floor, SICSR, (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, near […]

IPMA Event: PM Journey – From Startup to Billion Dollar Co by Amit Paranjape

IPMA Pune, the Pune Chapter of the Indian Product Manager’s Association, presents a talk by Amit Paranjape, this Friday, from 4pm to 7pm, at BMC Software, Tower A, ICC Tech Park, SB Road. Amit will talk about his Product Management Journey – from a startup to a billion dollar company Abstract – Product Management Journey […]

Call for Presentations – ClubHack Security Conference – Dec 2011

ClubHack is one of India’s foremost conferences on Security and is now in its 5th year. As usual, it will be on the first weekend of December (3rd & 4th) in Pune. Last year, [ClubHack ] had Security Guru Bruce Schneier as the keynote speaker. The call for presentations is out, and if you’re working […]

Mini DebConf – Conference for Linux Enthusiasts – 13 Aug

Mini DebConf is a developer conference for those interested in Debian Linux (which is also the Linux Distribution on which Ubuntu is based). The purpose of the conference is: Introduce the Debian Project to new users and potential contributors. Introduce some of the technologies that Debian uses which could benefit new contributors. Hands on sessions […]

News of Druva’s funding was inaccurate and premature

On Friday, based on an Economic Times report, we reported that Pune-based enterprise backup software provider Druva has received $10 million in funding from Nexus VP. Unfortunately this news appears to be inaccurate. Here is a comment from Jaspreet Singh, CEO of Druva: Thanks Navin, but this news is not very accurate. This was unethically […]

Backup Software Provider Druva.com get $10 million funding from Nexus

Update: It appears that the report in ET, on which this article is based, was inaccurate. Please see this update. Pune-based startup Druva, which sells enterprise backup software, has just closed a second round of funding worth $10 million from Nexus Venture Partners, reports Economic Times. In April 2010, Druva had raised $5 million from […]

ReliScore Tech Talk: Introduction to HTML5 & CSS3 – 6 Aug

MCUG and ReliScore.com present “Introduction to and HTML5/CSS3″ by Vikrant Labde, CTO of CueLogic Technologies, to be held at MIT, Pune, at 3:45pm, on Saturday, August 6th. This talk the first in a series of technical talks targeted towards 3rd and 4th year students of engineering and other computer science degrees that will be organized […]

Write Tech Articles for PING – PICT’s Student Newsletter

PICT’s IEEE Student Branch publishes a tech newsletter, called PING, that is distributed to various students and faculty of engineering colleges all over Pune. In the interest of increasing industry-student connections, we would like to encourage industry professionals to write some articles to be published in PING. Pune Institute of Computer Technology (PICT), which is […]

Pune Startup launches Vaultize – Cloud-Based Enterprise Backup & DR

Pune Startup Anoosmar Technologies, has just come out of stealth mode, and announced the public beta of Vaultize, which they describe as: Vaultize is next generation data protection: cloud-based backup and disaster recovery that also enables collaboration between users, synchronization of devices and sharing over web. Vaultize turns your zero-returns investment in backup into an […]