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Archive for April, 2010.

POCC Meeting: How to pitch your startup – Samir Patel: Sat, 1st May

What: Pune OpenCoffee Club meeting on how to pitch your startup, by serial entrepreneur Samir Patel. When: Saturday, May 1, 5:30pm Where: e-Zest Office Terrace, 2nd Floor, Anand Nilay Business Center, Near Karve Statue, Karve Road, Kothrud. Map (thanks Hetal) Registration and Fees: This event is free for all to attend. No registration required. Samir […]

Interview with Nitin Sonawane – co-founder of Tap ‘n Tap

Tap ‘n Tap a Boston based startup with a Pune dev. team, recently raised series A funding. PuneTech interviews co-founder Nitin Sonawane and talks about his experience setting a team in Pune.

Intervew with Chetan Deshmukh: Hollywood Animator who returned to start-up in Pune

(In recent years, Pune is emerging as a hub for animation studios. Chetan Deshmukh, who was working in the top animation studios in Hollywood, returned to Pune a few years ago to set up his own studio, Toolbox Studios. PuneTech caught up with him at his lovely office on S.B. Road, which combines the old […]

CSI Pune Lecture: How to protect yourself from online fraud – 24th April

What: CSI Pune lecture “Business in the Dark and how can we protect ourselves: Case of Online frauds” by When: Saturday 24th April, 2010, 6pm Where: 7th Floor, Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, Atur Centre, Model Colony. Map. Registration and Fees: Free for CSI members, Rs 100 for others. Register here Online Frauds […]

Interview with Mukul Kumar, Co-founder & VP at Pubmatic

Yesterday, Pubmatic.com announced that it had raised $7.5 million in funding from Helion Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Nexus Venture Partners. This is the third round of funding, and in all they have raised $18 million. Pubmatic, whose development team is entirely in Pune, is an Ad Optimization Platform that helps websites increase their […]

Will foursquare be the next big thing after Twitter in Pune Social Media?

It appears that location-based social networking site foursquare.com is generating high levels of excitement amongst a section of the Pune tech community.

Visual Studio 2010 Community Launch – day long tech conference by PUG – 17 April

What: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Community Launch by Pune (Microsoft Technologies) User Group When: Saturday, 17 April, 9:00am Where: Bajaj Gallery, MCCIA Trade Tower, 5th floor, ICC, S.B. Road Registration and Fees: This event is free for all to attend. Register here Visual Studio 2010 Community Launch This event will essentially be a day-long conference […]

“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 […]

PMI Pune Seminar: “Trends in Disaster Management IT Solutions” & “Building effective distributed teams” – Apr 10

What: Project Management Institute, Pune Chapter‘s monthly meeting, consisting of two sessions – 1. Current Trends in IT enabled solutions in disaster management services in a social environment, and 2. Building more effective cross-cultural distributed teams. When: Saturday, April 10, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Where: Cummins Auditorium, Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh, 193 Navi Peth, […]

Startup Saturday Pune featuring Clean Tech entrepreneurs & investors – April 10

What: Startup Saturday Pune, focusing on clean tech When: Saturday, April 10th, 3pm-6pm Where: Centre for Management Research & Development (CMRD), Near Patrakar Nagar, Off Senapati Bapat Road, Map Registration & Fees: This event is free for all. No registration required. Details Clean tech has been favorite sector for VC investments for the last couple […]