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Archive for June, 2014.

Overview of Function Space (@fspace314), Pune’s “Facebook for Science”

FirstPost has an good overview of Function Space – Pune’s Science Social Network, the startup founded by Pune’s Adit Gupta, Sakshi Majumdar, and Sumit Maniyar, and that was recently funded by Nexus Venture Partners. How did Function Space get started? The venture, started in April 2013, was conceived as a sort of Facebook for science […]

Event: Applications of Machine Learning – with @BMCSoftware, @Helpshift, @Sokrati, @Pubmatic – 5 July

HasGeek has arranged a day-long set of talks on the Applications of Machine Learning on 5th July, in Pune. This should be a great event, and a must attend for anyone in Pune who has even a passing interest in machine learning and advanced technologies. Not only are the talks from a very diverse set […]

Overview of Helpshift: Pune-based Mobile Customer Service Software Product Company

Helpshift, the Pune-based company that builds customer service software solutions for mobile app developers has recently raised $10 million in funding from Intel Capital, Visionnaire Ventures, True Investors, and the VC most active in Pune, Nexus Venture Partners. This funding is in addition to the $3.2 million it had raised earlier. We decided to take […]

Tech Events this Week: GoogleIO, AngularJS, Leslie Lamport, SMAC Skilling, WebGL and more

Here is a list of technology events happening in Pune over the next few days. To be informed of these events in advance, you should subscribe to get the PuneTech calendar event announcements by email. Click here to subscribe. [Wed] Pune Google Developers Group: Google IO Extended [Thu] SPIN Pune & @CSIPune Event: HIPAA Security […]

Turing100 Lecture: Leslie Lamport by Madhavan Mukund; Skilling for SMAC by Anand Deshpande

Persistent System presents a talk on the life and work of Turing Award Winner Leslie Lamport, on 28 June, 2pm to 5pm, at the Dewang Mehta Auditorium, Persistent, SB Road. In March 2014, Leslie Lamport was named the 2013 winner of the Alan Turing Award of the Association for Computing Machinery(ACM), widely regarded as the […]

Pubmatic well positioned to take advantage of the growth of digital advertising

Business Standard has a good overview of Pune-based Pubmatic which sells products and services targeted towards the online advertising market. Here are some excerpts: Excerpt: In less than the time it took to type the first word of this sentence, advertisers are bidding for and placing advertisements on websites, thanks to the power of real-time […]

Call for Papers/Tutorials: CMG India Conference on Computer Performance Engineering

CMG India (Computer Measurement Group) is a group of performance management and capacity management professionals and students in the software industry. The first annual conference of CMG India will be held in Pune on December 12 and 13. Last year, CMG India had a half day conference in Pune and that was quite successful. The […]

Tech Events this Week: iOS & Android in C#; Arduino Girls; PHP OOPS; Amazon Cloud

Here is a list of technology events happening in Pune over the next few days. To be informed of these events in advance, you should subscribe to get the PuneTech calendar event announcements by email. Click here to subscribe. [Fri] (Paid) Working with the Amazon Cloud Program – Developer Edition [Revised Edition] 2-day workshop [Sat] […]

Pune based AdSparx gets Rs 3.5cr Angel Funding From @IANetwork (@manish_saarthi @sharads)

DealCurry is reporting that Pune based AdSparx, a company that allows video publishers to seamlessly and automatically insert ads into their videos at runtime has received Rs 3.5cr in angel funding from Indian Angel Network, Mumbai Angels, and GrowX Ventures Excerpts from the announcement: LetsVenture CEO Manish Singhal and Indian Angel Network’s Sharad Sharma acted […]

Job Mela 2014 for final year Engineering Students by @PuneStartups/@CSIPune

It’s back! The Pune Open Coffee Club and The Computer Society of India, Pune are organizing a job mela for final year engineering students on Saturday, 14th June, at Cummins College Pune, from 9:30am to 4:30pm. This event is free for students, as well as for startups. Startups who wish to be part of this, […]