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Archive for February, 2010.

Volunteer for TEDxPune, help to put up the best Technology, Entertainment and Design show in Pune

Update: At this meeting (which is now over), it was decided to form various sub-committees that will work on different aspects of TEDxPune. If you’re interested,

Event report: Mozilla for you Business

(Last weekend, Pune played host to Arun Ranganathan, Technology Evangelist for the Mozilla Foundation, Seth Bindernagel, Director of Localization, and Axel Hecht, who co-ordinates localization from a technical perspective, and Ragavan Srinivasan, from Mozilla Labs. We had a meeting of the Mozilla Folks and the Pune Open Coffee Club. POCC member Gurminder Singh, posted this […]

Mozilla for your Business 2: Understand the future of web technologies with the Mozilla team – 21st Feb

(Once again, a number of members of the Mozilla Foundation (the organization behind such technologies as Firefox, JQuery, the Fennec mobile browser) are in Pune, and we are taking this opportunity to allow Pune’s startups, and web developers to interact with them and talk about web technologies, and the web as a platform. This event […]

An Abundance of Open Source: GNUnify conference in Pune this weekend

Every year, Pune plays host to a major open source conference, GNUnify, organized by the Pune Linux Users Group and SICSR (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research). Anybody who has any interest in technology should try to attend. It is free, and open for anybody to attend. All you need to do is register […]

CORRECTION: Ignite Pune 2 is on March 18 (not Feb 18)

Yesterday’s PuneTech article was about the Ignite Pune’s second edition. We mistakenly reported that it would be on Thursday, Feb 18. However, the event is on March 18. Sorry.

Ignite Pune 2: Speak for 5 minutes on anything you’re passionate about

After a great Ignite Pune event last year, ThoughtWorks Pune brings you the second edition of Ignite Pune 2, on Thursday, March 18th, 6pm onwards, at Thoughtworks office, Ground Floor, Tower C, Panchshil Tech Park, Yerwada. Ignite comprises a series of 5 minute talks on a wide variety of topics of general interest; and it […]

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 […]

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 […]

Web applications from the ground up, by Mitchell Tannenbaum

What: Talk on “Web applications from the ground up” by Mitchell Tannenbaum, organized by Pune Linux Users group, and SICSR When: Monday, Feb 8, 2pm Where: SICSR Registration and Fees: Free for all to attend. No registration required Details This talk will cover web applications from a few different angles, starting with what they are […]

5 Tech Events in Pune this weekend – Are you watching http://punetech.com/calendar?

This post is just a reminder that you should check the PuneTech calendar on a regular basis. There are a number of events that happen in Pune every week and we try to list them all in our calendar. Basically, the PuneTech calendar is automatically populated from the common/open tech events calendar for Pune on […]