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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Event Report: What markets to do a startup in India – by @dkhare (Lightspeed Ventures)

(This is essentially a live-blog of Dev Khare’s talk on the Fund Raising Environment in India at the Pune Open Coffee Club. This is essentially a list of bullet points and notes jotted down during the talk, so please excuse the lack of organization and coherence (the fault is mine, not Dev’s). The article is […]

Building world-class technology companies – Helion VC – 24 April

Helion VC, TiE Pune, POCC, and YourStory.in have organized a panel discussion on “Building world-class technology companies” on 24th April, from 5pm-8pm at Le Meridien Pune. A panel discussion on Scaling Technology Companies will have these panelists: Sanjeev Aggarwal, Co-Founder Helion and Daksh Nitin Kulkarni, COO, Persistent Sanjay Katkar, Co-founder & CTO, Quick Heal Rajeev […]

Fund-raising Environment in India: by Dev Khare, Lightspeed Ventures – 24 April

The Pune Open Coffee Club has organized a talk by Dev Khare of Lightspeed Venture Partners on Wednesday, 24th April where he will talk about the areas of interest for venture investors and the current fund-raising environment in India at the seed, early-stage and growth stages. He will also discuss key challenges that he sees […]

“Building Tech Companies out of India” – with VC Naren Gupta co-founder of Nexus – 12 July

Dr. Naren Gupta, co-founder of Nexus Venture Partners, is visiting India and will be in Pune on July 12th. An event for Pune’s entrepreneurs has been arranged where Naren will chat with Abinash Tripathy about “Building Tech Companies out of India”, and this will be followed by networking. The event will be from 2pm to […]

Meet the Investors – Nexus Venture Partners

Team Nexus Venture Partners Invites you to ‘Coffee with Nexus’ (Networking event for entrepreneurs, investment bankers and start-ups to connect with Nexus team) On Friday, November 26, 2010 3 to 5pm Venue: Pubmatic India Pvt Ltd, 8th Floor, Amar Apex Next to Food Bazaar Baner Road Pune 411045 Agenda 3 – 3.30pm – Networking over […]

Pune Incubator body ISBA launches Rs. 55cr venture capital fund

The VC Circle blog has just posted information about a new venture capital fund launched by a Pune based association – Indian STEP and Business Incubators Association (ISBA). ISBA is an association of startup/business incubators, incubatee startups, and other people interested in this ecosystem. The fund will focus on sector-agnostic investments in companies with no […]