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Interview with Anup Sable: KPIT Cummins/Bharat Forge develop hybrid car technology in Pune

Ever since Toyota introduced the Prius in the 1990s, hybrid vehicles have become an exciting new development area in the Auto Industry. With ever increasing fuel prices and environment concerns, hybrid technology will increasingly play an important role in the automobile of the 21st century. Hybrid vehicles use a combination of power from an internal […]

ShopSocial.ly – A Pune-based startup that marries Facebook to shopping

ShopSocial.ly is a Pune-based startup that launched a couple of weeks back and immediately got coverage from both TechCrunch and GigaOm – which is a major achievement for any startup. To give PuneTech readers some insights into what it takes to build and launch a startup like this out of Pune, we talked to a […]

Interview with Dr. Chitra Lele: Pharma and Biotech outsourcing in Pune

This interview of Dr. Chitra Lele, Chief Scientific Officer of Sciformix Corp, gives an idea of some of the areas of outsourcing in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, as well as some of the challenges of doing this out of Pune.

Interview with Nitin Sonawane – co-founder of Tap ‘n Tap

Tap ‘n Tap a Boston based startup with a Pune dev. team, recently raised series A funding. PuneTech interviews co-founder Nitin Sonawane and talks about his experience setting a team in Pune.

Intervew with Chetan Deshmukh: Hollywood Animator who returned to start-up in Pune

(In recent years, Pune is emerging as a hub for animation studios. Chetan Deshmukh, who was working in the top animation studios in Hollywood, returned to Pune a few years ago to set up his own studio, Toolbox Studios. PuneTech caught up with him at his lovely office on S.B. Road, which combines the old […]

Interview with Mukul Kumar, Co-founder & VP at Pubmatic

Yesterday, Pubmatic.com announced that it had raised $7.5 million in funding from Helion Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Nexus Venture Partners. This is the third round of funding, and in all they have raised $18 million. Pubmatic, whose development team is entirely in Pune, is an Ad Optimization Platform that helps websites increase their […]

“World-class software products can come out of India” – Interview with CEO of Druva

We now have in our midst a startup success story that will hopefully inspire a 100 new software product startups in Pune. PuneTech and the Pune Open Coffee Club both started about 2 years ago, and the steadily increasing memberships and vitality of these communities points to a very strong startup community in Pune. However, […]

Interview with Arun Prabhudesai of trak.in and hover.in (via BlogAdda)

Interview with Arun Prabhudesai, the blogger behind trak.in, and the CEO of hover.in.

“Don’t develop any software until you have a customer” – Interview of serial entrepreneur Anand Soman

As a part of the new, experimental PuneTech video series, we interviewed Anand Soman, CEO of Pune-based startup Infinishare, and serial entrepreneur. Infinishare provides software for a host of internet enabled devices, including digital photoframe devices, digital displays, home internet devices. They provide a full software stack for such devices, but their core IP is […]

Druvaa: From proto.in presenter to proto.in sponsor in 18 months

Pune based backup software startup Druvaa has gone from being a 3-person startup that presented at proto.in 18 months back, to a 16-person company that is profitable, and sponsored proto.in this weekend. We caught up with Jaspreet Singh of Druvaa during proto and had a conversation with him about how they are doing. Note: Please […]