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Tech Events this Week: Linux Kernel; Google Dev Hackathon; Java 8; Practical Go; & various startup events

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TiE Pune: Unitus Seed Fund Mixer for Startups

  • Date: Tue, 27 May 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, Ground Floor, Wing A, ICC Trade Center, SB Road

Agenda: Lots of networking plus discussions led by guest speakers:

  • Five Ways to Open an Impact VC’s Wallet & Three Ways to Snap it Shut – led by Dave Richards, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Unitus Seed Fund
  • Learnings & Challenges Faced by Funded Entrepreneurs – with
    • Peter Frykman, Founder & CEO, Driptech; and
    • Kunal R Sachdev, Managing Director, Caravan Craft Retail – New store in Pune!

For more details see: https://em.explara.com/event/tiepuneUSF27may

About TiE Pune

Pune chapter of TiE – A non-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, established to foster entrepreneurship and nurture entrepreneurs.

Fees and Registration

This event is free and open for anyone to attend. Register here: https://em.explara.com/event/tiepuneUSF27may

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Geeks of Pune Seminar: Linux System Software Development

  • Date: Wed, 28 May 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, Ground Floor, Wing A, ICC Trade Center, SB Road

Talk #1: Evolution of Linux Networking Stack

Kiran will talk about evolution of Linux Networking Stack. Main focus of the talk is introduction to the Linux Networking Stack from an application perspective, how networking calls are handled inside the TCP/IP stack and network device drivers. This is followed by brief a introduction to Wi-Fi driver and Networking Stack.

About the Speaker – Kiran Divekar

Kiran has more than 13 years of experience in Linux System Software, Networking and Embedded Systems. He has delivered several sessions on Kernel programming, Introduction to Linux Architecture and more for GEEP and other institutes. Kiran has worked in global corporations such as Marvell and Nevis Networks. He currently works at a Technology Startup. Kiran is recognized for his understanding of Linux Kernel Stack and embedded systems architecture. Kiran has completed B.E. (Computers) from College of Engineering Pune.

Talk 2: Overview of Linux Storage Stack

Mithlesh’s talk would give an overview of the Linux Storage Stack and would cover various layers in the Storage stack. Each of these layer is a wider subsystem. This talk would be restricted only to aspects which directly impact how the IO flows in the Storage stack

About the Speaker – Mithlesh Thukral

Mithlesh is currently working as Principal Software Engineer at Symantec. He has engineered the Linux Kernel Components ranging from Storage Subsystem, Memory Managers, Interrupt handlers to Network stack during last 8 plus years. His interests include improving the scalability and performance of enterprise class products. Mithlesh has completed B.E. ( Computers ) from Pune Institute of Computer Technology.

About Geeks of Pune

GEEP is a non-profit group for software professionals in Pune. GEEP was founded in 2006 by a few Linux enthusiasts in Pune. Since then it has grown to more than 300 members. GEEP mailing list is hosted at yahoo groups. GEEP is also hosted on facebook.

GEEP members guide BE projects for students form various colleges in Pune. We have organized workshops for Linux software professionals and engineering students from Pune. These workshops were typically structured as presentations and programming demonstrations. The presentations were on kernel debugging, kernel developments, embedded systems, networking, module programming and more. Programming demonstrations included module programming examples and booting/programming on an XSCALE embedded board. Some for these workshops were conducted in engineering colleges and Pune university, rest were conducted at companies.

For more information, see http://www.geeksofpune.in/about.php

Fees and Registration

This event is free and open for anybody to attend. To register, please email or call Praveen Khurjekar, praveen@geeksofpune.in, 9823792621.

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SLP Pune Event: Early Days of an Entrepreneur : The struggle, triumphs, highs, and lows

  • Date: Fri, 30 May 6:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pashan Road

The early days in the life of an entrepreneur are the most challenging & uncertain– physically, mentally & spiritually. It’s not a career choice but a way of life as Steve Blank puts it. Join us to hear from Pune’s very own three buzzing startup founders as they share early days in their startup life, their ideas, challenges, pivots, success, highs and lows.

Panel Members :

  • Janardan Prasad: COO and Co-Founder, www.autowale.in
    • An Engineer from IITK, Janardan has worked with Media Labs and then as IT consultant for payment products in North America for several years. He loves Puzzles, Tennis & Travel, while managing Operations, Finance, Products and HR at Autowale.
  • Mitesh Bohra: Co-founder & CEO – www.savetime.com
    • Mitesh Bohra has over 18 years of software industry experience, primarily in the US where he gained a wide breadth of invaluable expertise in strategy, sales, and account management while consulting for companies like: GE, Merck, Disney, and Lockheed Martin. As a serial entrepreneur, his current venture; Savetime.com is a vision to make positive impact in the lives of patient community in India. Mitesh has an engineering degree in Electronics from India and dual MBA degrees from Columbia Business School, New York and Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, California.
  • Sagar Apte: CEO & Founder at www.CarIQ.com
    • Sagar is the CEO and Founder at CarIQ. CarIQ is India’s first connected car platform and was working under stealth mode for the last 18 months. Sagar has over 15 years of experience across diverse domains such as product management, product marketing, sales, support, engineering, and operations.

About Startup Leadership Program

The Startup Leadership Program (SLP) is a highly selective, 80-hour, 6-month world-class training program and lifetime network for outstanding founders and innovators. SLP was founded in 2006, operates in 23 Cities with 1300 fellows & 1000+ startups. SLP Fellows have founded 700+ companies that have raised $400 million, and include breakthrough and award-winning startups like Savored, TomNod, Ixigo, NatureBox, SideTour, Micello, Momelan, Novira, Runkeeper, Sensobi, Shareaholic, Solar Junction, Voicetap and Ubersense.

Website: http://www.startupleadership.com

About Venture Center

Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center) – a CSIR initiative – is a Section 25 company hosted by the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. Venture Center strives to nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises by leveraging the scientific and engineering competencies of the institutions in the Pune region in India. The Venture Center is a technology business incubator supported by the Department of Science & Technology’s National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board .

Website: http://www.venturecenter.co.in

Fees and Registration

This event is free and open for anybody to attend. Please register here: http://townscript.com/ENTREPRENEUR

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Pune Google Developers Group: Hackathon

  • Date: 30 May to 1 Jun
  • Location: Synerzip (3rd Floor, Revolution Mall, next to City Pride, Kothrud, Pune)

Hackathon is going to be a 40 hour event wherein individual or group can build something awesome. This time we have decided to have three different tracks for Hackathon.

  • Build something in cloud and Analytics
  • Choose a product idea from a collection of product ideas and build it.
  • Work on your own product idea.

Unlike in the past, this time we have extended the duration to 40 Hours so that teams will have time to validate the idea they are trying to build. We will also have a panel of mentors and tech consultants present at the event. Participants can interact with them for additional inputs.

About Pune-GDG

Pune GDG is the place for developers to discuss google technologies. Pune Google Developer Group meets on the once every month. Our members are using or want to learn more about developing applications using Google technology, including: – Google Ajax APIs – maps, search, visualization, gadgets (JavaScript), Android – mobile development (Java) – Google App Engine – scalable cloud computing (Python and Java) – Google Web Toolkit – web development platform (Java) – Project Hosting.

Fees and Registration

This event is free and open for anybody to attend. Please register here: http://www.meetup.com/Pune-GDG/events/181020982/

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(Paid) Advanced Excel 2010 Training

  • Date: Sat, 31 May 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Location: Karve Road, Pune

Advanced Excel 2010 training at Pune, for managers by Alpesh Vasant.

See http://emaila.gtechtraining.in/gacademy/vm.php?m=7&u=d3373e6fb5329b76c60e6a3d64990d3a for more details.

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Expertalks: Java 8

  • Date: Sat, 31 May 10:00am – 1:30pm
  • Location: Equal Experts Office, 4-C, 2nd Floor, Cerebrum IT Park, B3 Kumar City, Kalyani Nagar

After much anticipation & fanfare, Java 8 was released in March this year.

The good news?? It definitely evolves the way you code with Java.

Equal Experts has already started working with Java 8 on commercial projects.

In this session, they would share initial experience of working with Java 8.

Through demonstrations of live code and a hands-on workshop, explore the exciting new features of Java 8 and how they contribute to making your code cleaner and leaner than ever before… 🙂

Workshop

Participants will solve a simple use case with Java 8 where they get to use its new features. They will also understand how they could approach Java programming in a more evolved way

Demo

Apart from live code and also showcase of some production code from a recent projects.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Knowledge & experience of Java programming language… :-).
  • For the workshop, please get a laptop installed with Java 8 and your favourite IDE. Recommended: IntelliJ Idea Community Edition as it has the best support for Java 8.

PRESENTER:

Anil Tarte is one of the most tenured members of Equal Experts India. He has successfully led the development & delivery efforts for many of our greenfield projects. His most recent assignment was on Java 8…

About EXPERTALKS

EXPERTALKS is a series of free tech workshops organized at the Equal Experts office in Pune. See http://www.meetup.com/expertalks/ for more information about the EXPERTALKS meetup group.

Fees and Registration

This event is free and open for anybody to attend. Please register here: http://www.meetup.com/expertalks/events/179983882/

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Golang Pune Meetup: Practical Go

  • Date: Sat, 31 May 10:45am – 1:00pm
  • Location: Josh Software New Office, A 13/14 Sunflower Building, 5th Floor, Survey No. 77/1, Mhalunge Baner Road, Baner

Agenda

  • Ankur Gupta (@originalankur) of ThinkLABS, Mumbai (http://www.thinklabs.in/) will talk about their software product written in Go (Think Visual Programming Language – Go Powered Software Showcase).
  • Open discussion with Satish Talim about the first-ever GopherCon in Denver, CO, USA.
  • If anyone else wants to give a presentation, discuss anything about Go feel free to do so.

About Golang Pune Group

Meetup group for developers interested in the Go programming language.

Fees and Registration

This event is free and open for anybody to attend. Please register here: http://www.meetup.com/Golang-Pune/events/181656612/

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Pune Open Coffee Club Meet: Marketing Planning for Startups

  • Date: Sat, 31 May 4:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Location: 7th floor, SICSR, (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, near Om Market, Model Colony)

As start-up founders do you wonder – Why don’t you get right kind of customers? Why don’t you get repeat business? Why don’t you get right price? Why don’t customers refer you? How you get unplanned marketing bills? You know but don’t understand your competition.

To get answer to these and many more marketing questions, participate in this free session.

The topics covered will be

  • What is Marketing?
  • Difference between Marketing and Sales
  • How to plan Marketing for your startup
  • How to execute the Marketing Plan

About the Speaker: Dr. Sachin Bhide

Sachin is a Marketing Consultant and founder of Eha Management Consultancy. He gives marketing advice to entrepreneurs since 2009. He had award winning work experience as an employee in industries like Technical Communication, Information Technology, Banking, and Education for 8 years. He has received excellent Corporate Trainer award. He is an award winning speaker, had received Best Speaker and Best Table Topic Master award at Toastmaster club in California, USA. He is PhD in Marketing Management, he researched nature of IT exports of Pune based selective Indian companies. He has done masters in business administration and commerce. He is a founder of Business Book Readers’ Club in Pune. His articles are published in leading publications like Sakal newspaper and Sampada a monthly publication of MCCIA. His opinions are highly sought after by media like DNA newspaper, ‘Aakashvani’ radio station, and Zee 24 Taas a leading news channel.

About Pune Open Coffee Club

With over 10000 members, the Pune Open Coffee Club is the largest forum for startups and entrepreneurs in Pune. It is an open forum, and anyone can join for free. See the PoCC website for more details.

Fees

This event is free and open to all. Please register here: http://punestartups.org/events/event/show?id=1988582%3AEvent%3A332113&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_event

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