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Pune-based Sci/Math Learning Platform @FunctionSpace get funding from @NexusVP

(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 Function Space, an online “social” platform for learning science and maths has recently raised seed funding from Nexus Venture Partners. Function Space is […]

Tech Events this Week: Robots; Scrum; Monish Darda; Cocoa; KnockoutJS; Mompreneurs

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] (Paid) Building Advanced Aerial Robots using Open Source Tools [Fri] Pune Scrum Meetup: Discussion on […]

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 […]

Startup Conference TiECON Pune 2014 – 12 April; with keynote by Rajiv Bajaj

TiECON Pune 2014, the second TiE Pune conference aims to bring together entrepreneurs, investors and industry, foster generation and discussion of entrepreneuri al ideas, and develop a sustainable entrepreneurial infrastructure within Pune. TiECON Pune will be held in Westin Pune, from 9am to 6pm on 12th April. Click here to register – before tomorrow 15th […]

Interview with @NexusVP, the most active tech Venture Capitalists in Pune

Venture Capital firm Nexus VP, with 8 investments in Pune, is not only the VC firm with the largest presence in Pune, but conversely, they also seem to love Pune, with more investments here than any other city, including everyone else’s darling Bangalore. Recently, Sandeep Singhal wrote this in a tweet: Pune has the most […]

GSF is looking for an EIR: Good opportunity for some Pune Techie

@thinkSantosh (Santosh Dawara) points out that the GSF (Global Superangels Forum) is looking for an Entrepreneur in Residence, and hopes people from Pune will take this opportunity to increase their network, increase their exposure, and help improve Pune’s presence in the Indian and Global startup ecosystem. More information about the EIR@GSF program is here. What […]

Pune’s Pubmatic gets $13MM funding; preparing for a $1B IPO?

Pubmatic, a software product company with solutions in the cloud and mobile advertising space, which is fully developed out of Pune, has just received $13 million in funding from Nokia Growth Partners, along with existing investors. This takes the total amount of funding raised by Pubmatic to $76 million. Excerpt: The company plans to use […]

@PersistentSys acquires @CloudSquads – Pune/California based enterprise social media startup

Pune’s Persistent Systems has just acquired CloudSquads, a Pune and San Francisco based startup that builds social apps for the enterprise market. After cloud-computing and mobile, the new hottest trend in the industry is SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud), and CloudSquads is smack in the middle of this trend. CloudSquads builds products that help […]

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 […]