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Early-stage investment up to Rs. 25L available from Venture Center, Pune

The Venture Center, a Pune-based Government of India Initiative that helps technology innovators and startups, has instituted a Rs. 1 crore seed fund that they plan on investing in early stage technology startups (or even innovators with just a science & technology idea). Investment proposals are being accepted upto 30 November 2011. Here are more […]

PuneChips Event: An Overview of RFID – 16 April

PuneChips, the community for all those interested in semiconductor design and applications presents an Overview of RFID by Ashim Patil, on 16th April, at Venture Center, NCL, Pashan Road, from 10:30am to 12-noon. Abstract of the talk – Radio Frequency Identification Product, people and document identification is now a huge challenge. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) […]

Workshop on commercialization of science & technology ideas

Venture Center, Pune's science & technology business incubator, in association with U. Cambridge, UK, presents a workshop for entrepreneurs who want to commercialize a science & technology idea.

Venture Center Event – Technology opportunities in the Water Industry

Venture Center and NCL Innovations invite you to an informative and interactive discussion on the Water industry – specifically the opportunities available for impact in India. Date: Saturday, November 13, 2010 Venue: Training Room, Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pune (Address/directions: http://www.venturecenter.co.in/contact_mailinglists.php) Time: 11am – 12.30pmRegistration: The event is free and does not require RSVP, however […]

Should businesses in India innovate, imitate of adapt technology?

Kaushik Gala points out that tech entrepreneurs need to think beyond hi-tech. Innovative business models based on adoption of existing technology and sheer imitation offer much larger opportunities.

Technology Development Opportunities in Orthopedic Products in Indian Market – NCL talk – 4 Aug

What: NCL & Venture Center Presentation on Technology Development Opportunities for Orthopedic Products in the Indian Market, by Dr. Vijay Panchanadikar, Orthopedic Surgeon. When: Wednesday, 4th August, 3:30pm-5pm Where: Chemical Engineering Hall, NCL, Pashan Road. Map (CE is Hall #10) Registration and Fees: This event is free for all to attend. No registration required The […]

“What The Heck is CleanTech?” with Dr. Balu Sarma, CTO Praj Matrix – April 17

Under the newly announced PuneCleanTech banner, we’re happy to announce the kickoff presentation by Dr. Balu Sarma (President and CTO of Praj Matrix, the world-class R&D initiative of Praj Industries) on Saturday, 17th April at 10am. We are indeed very fortunate to have an eminent technocrat like Dr. Sarma kickoff this new forum, enlightening us […]

How many innovative small businesses are there in India?

(This essay was written by Kaushik Gala, is taken from his website, where you can find more such essays by him, and is reproduced here with permission. Kaushik is a Business Development Manager at Pune-based startup incubator Venture Center. Please send any comments to galatime@gmail.com) I want to estimate the number of innovative enterprises in […]

Pune engineer’s solar-powered crop irrigator covered by MIT Technology Review

Pune-based Padmakar Kelkar has developed a solar-powered crop irrigator that can be a huge boon for farmers in these times of failing monsoons and 14-hour rural power cuts. I had no idea what pivot irrigation is, so I looked it up in wikipedia, and to save you the trouble, I’ve copied the relevant paragraph here: […]

How to build a ‘sustainable’ startup: by Samir Patel – Nov 28

What are the characteristics of a startup that will ultimately become an enduring company. Pune Open Coffee Club & Venture Center present a talk by Samir Patel