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Pune’s Anil Paranjape joins cleantech fund Infuse as Venture Partner

Anil Paranjape, an active member of the Pune Tech community, one of the driving forces behind PuneCleanTech, director at FusionTech Ventures, (and owner of Grubshup Restaurant) is joining a new cleantech fund, Infuse, as a Venture Partner. Here are details of the announcement in his own words: I am happy to announce my association with […]

PuneTech Video: Basics of REST

A few weeks ago, the TechNext group, which holds fortnightly talks on advanced tech topics in Pune had an event titled Indepth – RestFul Web Service, Cross Site Scripting and Web Security hacks. Vivek Shrinivasan and Meher Ranjan who attended the talk interviewed the speakers to get a quick overview of the talk. The interview, […]

Interview with Mahendra Palsule – Editor at TechMeme

(Mahendra Palsule is one of Pune’s most well-known people in the technology news / social web space in the world today due to his role as Editor at TechMeme, which is one of the most influential technology news websites. BlogAdda has a great interview of Mahendra where they cover his blogging, his work, personal life […]

Interview with Vikas Joshi – CEO of Harbinger, Pune-based e-learning products company

(The Harbinger Group is a Pune-based software company that has products in the e-Learning space (http://harbingerknowledge.com), and also provides software outsourcing services (http://harbinger-systems.com) to software product companies all over the world. As an example of a successful product company out of Pune, as an example of a company that managed to do both, products and […]

Profile: Harshad Oak – Conferences, Tech Portals, and bringing technology to NGOs

(In this article, Nina Mukherji profiles Harshad Oak, who is very active in the tech community in Pune, who has done many things rather different from what most software technologists usually do, and who has started a number of interesting initiatives. Specifically, we would like to draw our readers’ attention to the TechNoProfits initiative, and […]

Ajit Shelat, 1 Sept 2010

Pune based serial entrepreneur, Ajit Shelat, passed away yesterday (1st Sept 2010), in a car crash on the Bombay-Pune expressway.

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.