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Pune’s Cuelogic acquires California based mobile apps development company

Pune based services company Cuelogic Technologies has just acquired the services arm of California based company Evolutionate, Inc. Excerpts from their press release: The acquisition came out through a prior strategic partnership between the two companies in which Cuelogic offered Evolutionate and its customers, mobile application development services, cloud computing services and advanced testing services […]

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 […]

Startup Showcase PuneConnect on 23 November – Apply Now

PuneConnect 2013 invites all startups from Pune or nearby areas to apply for a chance to showcase their products at to larger companies in Pune, on 23rd November 2013, at Hyatt (Ista) Pune. This event is free for all participants. If you are unsure of whether this event is appropriate for you or not, please […]

TiE Pune Chapter wins the “Best Turnaround” award at TiE Global Retreat

TiE Pune, the Pune Chapter of TiE the worldwide community of entrepreneurs, has just won the “Best Turnaround” award at the TiE Annual Global Retreat in Athens Greek. They competed with 61 chapters globally, and were selected from 5 finalists. 5 years ago, when PuneTech and the Pune Open Coffee Club started, TiE Pune was […]

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 […]

Tech companies in Pune that have recently raised funding

Here is a list of technology companies that are fully, or mostly based in Pune, and have raised angel, seed, or venture capital in recent times. If you know of any company missing from this list, please leave a comment below so we can update the list. Companies that raised Series A or better in […]

Pune’s Ayojak (Online Ticketing & Event Management) raises funding

Online Ticketing and Event Management startup, http://Ayojak.com has just secured funding from HBS Alumni Angels, Blume Ventures, and Srijan Capital. The majority of the investment will be used to launch new products to serve segments such as training & educational institutions, seminars, workshops, lifestyle activities, last minute tickets, adventurous trips and social activities. Also, part […]

PuneConnect 2012 application date extended to 19 Nov

Since this is Diwali Week, and people are on vacation, we have received a number of requests to extend the deadline for submission. The deadline has now been extended until end of day, Monday, 19th November. For details of how and what to submit, see the Submit A Proposal page at PuneConnect.com. For more information […]

Pune’s HelpShift (Infinitely Beta) gets $3.25 million funding

Pune company Helpshift (previously known as Infinitely Beta), which is focusing on helping mobile app developers do better customer service, has received $3.25 million in funding from True Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners. According to TechCrunch Last year, Abinash Tripathy and Baishampayan Ghose founded Helpshift to address what they perceived to be a significantly underserved […]