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Pune’s @EZMove_in raises Rs 1 crore in angel funding from HNIs

The Economic Times is reporting that Pune-based EZMove has raised Rs 1 crore in angel funding from HNIs. Excerpts from the article: Online home relocation service aggregator EZMove raised angel investment of Rs 1 crore from seven high networth individuals, including industrialist Hemant Bharatram, and Chicago-based Purvi Capital cofounder Ravi Srivastava, who have all invested […]

Tech Events this Week: DB2, SEO/SEM, Flight.js, RxJava, BigData, Social Entrepreneurship

Here is a list of technology events happening in Pune over the next few days. To be informed of these events in advance, you should subscribe to get the PuneTech calendar event announcements by email. Click here to subscribe. [Fri] TiE Pune Social Entrepreneur Talk: Abhishek Sen of Biosense [Sat] Pune DB2 Meetup: Inaugural Meet […]

Tech Events this Week: Cleantech, Amazon Cloud, Ruby, SEO/SEM, Mobile Dev, Robotics

Here is a list of technology events happening in Pune over the next few days. To be informed of these events in advance, you should subscribe to get the PuneTech calendar event announcements by email. Click here to subscribe. [Fri] Opportunities in Cleantech (IT/analytics/internet-of-things) – with Infuse Ventures (Cleantech VC) [Sat] (Paid) 2-Day Workshop – […]

Pubmatic well positioned to take advantage of the growth of digital advertising

Business Standard has a good overview of Pune-based Pubmatic which sells products and services targeted towards the online advertising market. Here are some excerpts: Excerpt: In less than the time it took to type the first word of this sentence, advertisers are bidding for and placing advertisements on websites, thanks to the power of real-time […]

Rdio acquires Pune’s Dhingana to Enter India Market

MediaNama is reporting that international streaming music startup Rdio has acquired Dhingana in a bid to enter the India market. This is really less of an “acquisition” and more of a “fire sale” (or an aquihire): Sources also told MediaNama that the amount being offered to Dhingana is lower than the amount of funding they […]

Pune’s @TastyKhana get’s $5 million strategic investment from @DeliveryHeroCom

Pune’s TastyKhana, an online food ordering service, has just received $5 million in strategic investment from global online food ordering and take-out service DeliveryHero. TastyKhana, which started in Pune as an online table booking service and then pivoted to food delivery, and is now mainly a food ordering service (the delivery is mostly handled by […]

The Net Neutrality Debate – A Supply/Demand Perspective – V. Sridhar, Sasken

(This is a liveblog of a lecture on Network Neutrality by V. Sridhar, a Fellow at Sasken. This talk was delivered as a part of the Turing100@Persistent Lecture Series in Pune. Since it is being typed as the event is happening, it is not really well structured, but should rather be viewed as a collection […]

Event Report: The Work and Impact of Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf

(This is a liveblog of the Turing100@Persistent Lecture on Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf by R. Venkateswaran, CTO of Persistent Systems. Since it is being typed as the event is happening, it is not really well structured, but should rather be viewed as a collection of bullet points of interesting things said during the talk.) […]

Turing100 Lecture: Vint Cerf + Bob Kahn – “Fathers of the Internet” – 8 Sept

Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn invented TCP and IP, the two protocols at the heart of the internet, and are hence considered the “Fathers of the Internet”. For this and other fundamental contributions, they were awarded the Turing award in 2004. On 8th September, R. Venkateswaran, CTO of Persistent Systems, will give a talk on […]

Fab.com (co-founded & developed in Pune) raises $40 million

Fab.com, an online ‘deals’ website specifically targeting ‘design’ items, and co-founded by True Sparrow Systems, has just closed a $40 million round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. Fab.com started off as Fabulis, a social network for the gay community, but pivoted to a daily design deals site. This is the second Pune-startup by Jason […]