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>@PersistentSys acquires Pune-based Mobile Search and Ad firm @HoopzPlanetInfo

Persistent Systems has announced that it has acquired Pune-based Hoopz. What does Hoopz do? It allows users of mobile to see “interesting” information without having to specifically search for it. Based on whatever keywords happen to be in the content you’re currently viewing on the mobile, whether it is in an app, or a document, […]

Overview of TripHobo (Formerly JoGuru), Pune-based travel itinerary planning portal

TripHobo (which was earlier called JoGuru), is a Pune-based online travel/itinerary planning portal that has recently raised Series A funding from Kalaari Capital (the same folks who have also funded Pune-based tablet maker Swipe Telecom). Trak.in reports: TripHobo, a Pune based online travel planning portal announced their series A funding from Kalaari Capital. TripHobo has […]

Overview of Helpshift: Pune-based Mobile Customer Service Software Product Company

Helpshift, the Pune-based company that builds customer service software solutions for mobile app developers has recently raised $10 million in funding from Intel Capital, Visionnaire Ventures, True Investors, and the VC most active in Pune, Nexus Venture Partners. This funding is in addition to the $3.2 million it had raised earlier. We decided to take […]

Pune based AdSparx gets Rs 3.5cr Angel Funding From @IANetwork (@manish_saarthi @sharads)

DealCurry is reporting that Pune based AdSparx, a company that allows video publishers to seamlessly and automatically insert ads into their videos at runtime has received Rs 3.5cr in angel funding from Indian Angel Network, Mumbai Angels, and GrowX Ventures Excerpts from the announcement: LetsVenture CEO Manish Singhal and Indian Angel Network’s Sharad Sharma acted […]

Uber (mobile based p2p cab company) Launches in Pune (offer: 2 rides free)

Uber, the mobile app based taxi cab / ride sharing company, which allows you to get cheap car rides using your smartphone, and which is extremely popular in the US, has just launched in Pune yesterday, according to their blog. So, here’s the breathless launch announcement: From the bustling streets of Koregaon Park to the […]

Pune’s Swipe Telecom gets further funding from Kalaari Capital (30cr)

(Sorry, this news is being posted here a little late; I was on vacation when this news broke, and decided that a late update is better than no update at all.) Pune based Swipe Telecom, which has been selling low-priced tablets in the Indian market for the last 2 years has received Rs. 30 crore […]

Interview with @KevinHenrikson of @Acompli, hot mobile startup with Pune connections

Mobile email startup Acompli has been in the news recently for raising $7.3 million in funding. Kevin Henrikson, co-founder Acompli, has a long history with Pune, and Acompli has a 4-person team in Pune which is expected to grow. Kevin is visiting Pune this week, and we took the opportunity to interview him for the […]

LiveBlog: Intelligence at the Edge

This is a live-blog of the event organized by @NexusVP, with the CTOs of @DruvaInc, @Helpshift, and @Uniken_Inc, talking about “Intelligence at the Edge” – i.e. the increasing amount of enterprise data that is now found in mobiles, laptops, and other devices of their employees, and how that is changing the world of enterprise software. […]

Tech Events this Week: @NexusVP, @GNUnify, Mobile Apps, @SpotZot, Cocoa, OpenStack

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. [Thu] Panel Discussion: Intelligence at the Edge with @DruvaInc @Helpshift @Uniken_Inc and @nexusvp [Fri] (Paid) Android […]

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 […]