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Overview of KPIT: A Tech Company With An Auto Focus – via Forbes

Forbes has an interesting overview of Pune services company, KPIT. Some excerpts: The company, founded in 1990, soon evolved into one of the fastest-growing IT enterprises in the country. Revenues went from $10 million in 2002 to $100 million in 2007 to $444 million in 2014. Profits have more than tripled to $42 million in […]

Call for Papers: Computer Society of India’s Advances in Cloud Computing Conference – ACC 2014

The Pune Chapter of the Computer Society of India is organizing Advances in Cloud Computing (ACC 2014), an international conference targeting researchers, professionals, and industrial practitioners to share their knowledge in the rapidly growing area of Cloud Computing. This is the 3rd edition of ACC. The first two were held in Bangalore (2012 and 2013), […]

Overview of TripHobo (Formerly JoGuru), Pune-based travel itinerary planning portal

TripHobo (which was earlier called JoGuru), is a Pune-based online travel/itinerary planning portal that has recently raised Series A funding from Kalaari Capital (the same folks who have also funded Pune-based tablet maker Swipe Telecom). Trak.in reports: TripHobo, a Pune based online travel planning portal announced their series A funding from Kalaari Capital. TripHobo has […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Call for Proposals: Deccan Ruby Conference July 2014

The Deccan Ruby Conference, the first of its name, will be held in Pune on 19 July 2014, at the Hyatt Regency in Pune. The call for talk proposals is now open, and will remain open until 5th June. Submitting a talk proposal is the first step towards making this conference a big success, and […]