Archive for the ‘pune-shining’ tag.
Financial Times thinks that Pune is becoming an innovation hub. The city’s economy (and real estate market) is now driven by the presence of two large and growing sectors: automotive manufacturing and information technology. Why is the Pune story so compelling? First is the ecosystem already in place: Willy Praet, a Belgian expat who moved [...]
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 [...]
These are a few quick ‘n dirty notes captured during a Panel Discussion that was held as a part of the “Global Conclave: Advantage Pune” event held in Pune yesterday, organized by Zinnov and Software Exporters Association of Pune (SEAP). The panel discussion was on the topic “Opportunities and Challenges for Pune to become an [...]
Pune based startup, InnovizeTech software, which makes productivity measurement software, has just announced that it has closed a Series-A investment of Rs. 4.5 crores from Seed Enterprise. Seed Enterprise is a newly established fund focusing on software products in emerging markets. It has been started by Mitesh Bohra, Avinash Sethi, and Siddharth Sethi (previously co-founders [...]
Online ad optimization platform maker, PubMatic, which is developed wholly out of Pune, has just hired Steve Pantelick, a CFO who specializes in preparing companies for an IPO, reports VC Circle. Earlier, Business Insider ran a story claiming that Pubmatic had gotten an offer of $300 million from Amazon, but turned it down in favor [...]
(This is an email that Anil Paranjape sent to the PuneStartups. It is reproduced here with permission.) Two emerging cleantech companies with very strong links to Pune have made us proud recently. Pune based ‘First Energy’, one of the pioneers in the clean burning stoves business, was recently chosen as one of the ‘Technology Pioneers [...]