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CMG Pune Meet: Scalable Data Streaming; Mobile Tracking & Analytics; Benchmarking OpenStack – 12 Sept

CMG India, a professionals’ forum for measurement and quantitative analysis in IT enterprises, invites performance engineering and capacity management professionals to their fourth half-day event in Pune, on September 12th, 2014, 2:30pm, BMC Software (near Pune Golf Course). This event is free for anyone to attend. See here for details on how to register. Agenda […]

Scala University: A free continuous learning initiative for the Scala Programming Language by ThoughtWorks Pune

Scala University is an initiative of Scala practitioners from Pune – who want to drive continuous learning/teaching of Scala in the form of free public workshops. It was started by developers at ThoughtWorks who are passionate Scala users for many years. As of now, Scala University is specifically interested in helping communities in and around […]

“What High Tech Marketing is … and isn’t” excerpts from book published by Pune’s @AbhijitAthavale

(Recently, Pune-based Abhijit Athavale, Founder of Markonix, a technology marketing and learning development company with deep roots in Silicon Valley, wrote a book called “The Edge of Zero: High Tech Marketing in the Age of Falling Growth”, with co-author Peter Gasperini. We invited Abhijit to give us a short write-up about the book and an […]

Druva, Pune-based backup software startup, gets $25M in Series D Funding

Techcrunch reports that Druva, the Pune-based backup software startup, has just received $25MM In Series D Funding from Sequoia, along with Nexus Venture Partners and Tenaya capital, bringing their total funding to $92MM. Usually, online backup providers get compared with Dropbox and Box.com and other, famous consumer oriented backup providers, but in keeping with Pune’s […]

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 […]