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Archive for December, 2008.

Win two entry passes to Innovations 2009 – PuneTech Exclusive

Image via Wikipedia Update: Yogesh Pathak and Ravi are the winners. Congratulations, instructions have been sent to you by email. Every year, the IIT-Bombay Alumni Association of Pune holds their flagship event, Innovations, which showcases 16 of the most interesting innovations from across India. This year, Innovations 2009, will he held on January 10 and […]

Govt. of India’s Technopreneur Promotion Programme

Yesterday, Dr. A.S. Rao, of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) was in Pune, to meet with innovators of Pune and talk to them about DSIR’s Technopreneur Promotion Programme. This was immediately after NASSCOM’s innovation awards roadshow (liveblogged by Manas Garg (part 1, part 2)). The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) […]

Nickhil Jakatdar’s advice for entrepreneurs

Last Saturday, the Pune OpenCoffee Club invited 4-time entrepreneur Nickhil Jakatdar to give advice to Pune’s entrepreneurs on the DOs and DONTs for startups. Shashikant Kore, co-founder of Pune-based startup bandhan.com has written up this report of the meeting Chetan Pungalia, co-founder of Kaboodle, introduced Nickhil Jakatdar. The one line introduction was “A guy who […]

Network Security Workshop by “Null” – Dec 21

What: Workshop on Network Security by security awareness group “Null” When: Sunday, 21st December, 10am to 1:30pm Where: I2IT, Hinjewadi Registration and Fees: This event is free for all. No registration required. Details: Null, a Network Security group, is organizing an event on the 21st of December, 2008 at International Institute of Information Technology, Hinjewadi, […]

NASSCOM Showcase of Start-up Innovative Companies

What: NASSCOM Innovation Awards 2008 for Startups – Startup showcase and awards function When: Tuesday, 23rd December, 10am to 3pm Where: ICC Trade Towers, A Wing, hall no 5. Senapati Bapat Marg Registration and Fees: This is free for all. No registration required. Details: Set off in 2004, the NASSCOM Innovation Awards 2008 will mark […]

Upcoming events (Dec 20): OpenSocial conference; Entrepreneurial wisdom; Economic Crisis

This promises to be another action packed Saturday for techies in Pune. The day kicks off with the OpenSocial Developer Garage conference for – you guessed – developers of the OpenSocial API. With a schedule packed with two tracks of talks from morning to evening, it is the place to be if you are interested […]

Do an industry-supported “free” PG Diploma in Systems Programming

This is the second in PuneTech’s Improving Education series of posts detailing the efforts being taken by people in the tech industry in Pune to give our students a chance at giving their career a solid foundation by acquiring skills that are valued in the industry with guidance from experienced mentors from the industry. The […]

OpenSocial Developers Conference in Pune – 20th Dec

What: A conference for all OpenSocial Developers When: 20th December 9:30am to 6:30pm Where: Tower C, Panchshil Tech Park, Yerwada Pune – 411006      View Map Registration and Fees: This is a free conference, but attendance is by invitation only. If you register now, you might still get an invitation. Details: A group of OpenSocial enthusiasts […]

DOs and DONTs for startups from a 4-time entrepreneur – 20 Dec

Pune’s Universities have given the world some of its best minds, and we are fortunate that they take time out of their busy schedules to visit Pune. And when that happens, we must grab that opportunity to learn from their experiences. One such distinguished alumnus of Pune is Nickhil Jakatdar, successful serial entrepreneur. Nickhil has […]

POCC Meeting Report – SEO, Web Scalability and Olio

Dhananjay Nene wrote this detailed report on the Pune OpenCoffee Club meeting last Saturday, which covered Search Engine Optimization by Dimakh Sahasrabuddhe, and Web Scalability by Hashamkha Pathan of SUN. We have reproduced it here with his permission for the benefit of PuneTech readers. Went to the Pune OpenCoffee Club meet yesterday. It was supposed […]