Monthly Archives: July 2011

JustMeans.com (developed entirely in Pune) acquired by 3BL media

http://JustMeans.com, a social network and portal in the area of corporate social responsibility (CSR), and sustainable businesses, has announced that it was acquired by 3BL media. The combined company will now be one of the largest sources of news, press … Continue reading

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Fab.com (being developed in Pune) raises $1.3M from Ashton Kutcher

Fab.com is an online “deals” website specifically targeting ‘design’ items. Earlier used this company used to be Fabulis, a social network targeting gay men, but they completely changed their business in April this year. It appears that the pivot has … Continue reading

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Two Pune Startups featured in UnPluggd 2011

A couple of days back, we reported that 3 Pune startups where featured at proto.in. The same day also had another startup event UnPluggd, by the team behind http://pluggd.in, which is another top startup event in the country. And as … Continue reading

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Pune Startup QualitiaSoft featured at Startup Event Unpluggd

Twitter user @sudhir_sgp points out that Qualitia, a Pune-based startup, was one of the startups featured at startup event UnPluggd (in addition to Next Leap which we talked about earlier). Qualitia has a software product to help you improve your … Continue reading

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Three Pune Startups featured on proto.in 2011

http://proto.in is one of the premiere startup events in the country, and it is quite tough for startups to get a chance to be featured at the event. So it feels nice that 3 out of the 15 startups featured … Continue reading

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Pune’s Move2Picasa.com covered by TechCrunch

Move2Picasa a website for moving your photos from facebook to Picasa (i.e. to Google+), which was ‘crafted with love for Google+’ by Aman Kumar Jain and Amogh who work at Pune startup Amiworks has just been techcrunched. The website has … Continue reading

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SMEStory Interviews founders of Seed Infotech and QuickHeal

SMEStory, an initiative of Pune-based SME Joinup has two interesting interviews of tech companies based out of Pune. The first is an interview of Narendra Barhate of Seed Infotech that talks about the journey of Seed Infotech from a small … Continue reading

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General Electric (GE) Opens New Wind Turbine Manufacturing Facility in Pune

GE, one of the worlds largest companies, has opened a new wind turbine manufacturing plant in Pune, reports the Economic Times Excerpts: There are around 5,000 people in [GE] India who would create products that are meant for the Indian … Continue reading

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