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Archive for April, 2013.

The end of the Indian IT Industry as we know it? -by @akkiman

(This article by Akshay Damle was first published on his blog and is reproduced here with permission for the benefit of PuneTech readers.) Over the past couple few weeks, I have been reading & thinking about the salary hikes that the companies are doling out. This year, it has been challenging to provide “good” pay […]

Event Report: What markets to do a startup in India – by @dkhare (Lightspeed Ventures)

(This is essentially a live-blog of Dev Khare’s talk on the Fund Raising Environment in India at the Pune Open Coffee Club. This is essentially a list of bullet points and notes jotted down during the talk, so please excuse the lack of organization and coherence (the fault is mine, not Dev’s). The article is […]

Pune Becoming an Innovation Hub – Financial Times

Financial Times thinks that Pune is becoming an innovation hub. The city’s economy (and real estate market) is now driven by the presence of two large and growing sectors: automotive manufacturing and information technology. Why is the Pune story so compelling? First is the ecosystem already in place: Willy Praet, a Belgian expat who moved […]

Global Windows Azure Bootcamp – 27th April

On April 27th, 2013, you’ll have the ability to join a free Windows Azure Bootcamp at Persistent on SB Road. This is a one day deep dive class that will get you up to speed on developing for Windows Azure. The class includes trainers with deep real world experience with Windows Azure: Agenda Session 01: […]

Building world-class technology companies – Helion VC – 24 April

Helion VC, TiE Pune, POCC, and YourStory.in have organized a panel discussion on “Building world-class technology companies” on 24th April, from 5pm-8pm at Le Meridien Pune. A panel discussion on Scaling Technology Companies will have these panelists: Sanjeev Aggarwal, Co-Founder Helion and Daksh Nitin Kulkarni, COO, Persistent Sanjay Katkar, Co-founder & CTO, Quick Heal Rajeev […]

Fund-raising Environment in India: by Dev Khare, Lightspeed Ventures – 24 April

The Pune Open Coffee Club has organized a talk by Dev Khare of Lightspeed Venture Partners on Wednesday, 24th April where he will talk about the areas of interest for venture investors and the current fund-raising environment in India at the seed, early-stage and growth stages. He will also discuss key challenges that he sees […]