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Pune’s Pubmatic gets $13MM funding; preparing for a $1B IPO?

Pubmatic, a software product company with solutions in the cloud and mobile advertising space, which is fully developed out of Pune, has just received $13 million in funding from Nokia Growth Partners, along with existing investors. This takes the total amount of funding raised by Pubmatic to $76 million. Excerpt: The company plans to use […]

@PersistentSys acquires @CloudSquads – Pune/California based enterprise social media startup

Pune’s Persistent Systems has just acquired CloudSquads, a Pune and San Francisco based startup that builds social apps for the enterprise market. After cloud-computing and mobile, the new hottest trend in the industry is SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud), and CloudSquads is smack in the middle of this trend. CloudSquads builds products that help […]

Pune based enterprise security firm Uniken raises investment from Nexus Venture Partners

Pune-based enterprise security software company, Uniken, has just raised a round of funding from Nexus Venture Partners, reports the Economic Times. The amount of funding has not been disclosed, but the internet is claiming that it is around $4.8 million. This is Nexus’ second major investment Uniken’s main product is the REL-ID platform which allows […]

Baby products e-commerce retailer, Pune’s FirstCry.com raises Rs. 82cr funding

Pune’s FirstCry.com, a baby-products online retail store, has just raised Rs. 82 cr from Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, and existing investors IDG Ventures, and Saif Partners, reports the Economic Times. This is FirstCry’s third round of funding. Previously FirstCry had raised $4 million in 2011, and $14 million in 2012. Excerpts: FirstCry, which has tied up […]

Pune’s LinguaNext, a localization software company, raises Series A funding from Helion

LinguaNext, a Pune-based company that provides a “langauge management platform” for software products, has raised a round of funding form Helion Venture Partners, reports VCCircle. LinguaNext creates software products that allow enterprise software to be “localized” to one or more languages without requiring any change in the source code of the software. What is Localization? […]

University of Pune prepares a Math textbook, and puts it online for free download

In a heartening display of moving forward with the times, the University of Pune has not only published a new textbook to match the recently updated syllabus for first year Maths for B.Sc. and B.A., but they have made the entire textbook available online as a free download, reports Pune Mirror. This is a great […]

Don’t miss tech events: Subscribe to the PuneTech Calendar

You are probably missing many, many interesting technology events that are happening in Pune. (In spite of the fact that you’re subscribed to PuneTech – because you are not subscribed to the PuneTech calendar) Every week, there are at least 5-7 technology events in Pune. And they are all listed in the PuneTech Calendar. However, […]

Pune’s @SuhasKelkar, Pradeep Kulkarni, @Amdocs, @Allscripts win awards at Confluence 2013

Pune had a strong showing at the excellence awards given out at the recently held globalization conference, Confluence 2013, held in Bangalore by Zinnov (a globalization and market expansion advisory firm), with Punekars winning 2 individual awards (3 if you look closely), and 4 company awards. At the conference – whose theme this year was […]

Interview with Vaultize: Pune based Enterprise File Sharing and Sync Service

PuneTech has just learnt that Pune-based Enterprise file sharing and sync (EFSS) startup Vaultize has just received funding from Tata Capital Innovations Fund. Vaultize builds cloud-based solutions for enterprise endpoint (i.e. laptop/desktop/mobile devices) sync, backup, encryption, security, and anytime/anywhere access to corporate file servers – all of this in a way that is visible to, […]

Founders of @firstcryindia @dhingana @sokrati to talk at @SAIFPartners Ignition Event

SAIF Ignition is a startup event by Venture Capital firm Saif Partners. The event is divided into two sessions: Session 1 will have some startups sharing their learnings on go-to-market strategies on sales and customer acquisition. In addition, we will have Supam Maheshwari from FirstCry, Swapnil Shinde from Dhingana and Ashish Mehta from Sokrati share […]