Monthly Archives: August 2011

COEP’s Bhau Institute to encourage student-entrepreneurs to solve social problems

The Bhau Institute of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, setup in COEP by alumni (including Narendra Kale of Kale Consultants) runs an yearly program called Ignited Innovators of India (I2I) where students are encouraged to come up with innovative ideas for … Continue reading

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Persistent develops software to allow quick integration of Skype on embedded devices

Persistent System claims to have developed a software that allows faster integration of Skype video calling on embedded devices like set top boxes, internet enabled TVs, mobiles, and media phones, according to an [article in the Economic Times][bloglink] Excerpt: The … Continue reading

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ShopSocial.ly appoints online retail expert Mark Goldstein as strategic advisor

Pune-based, funded, social shopping startup ShopSocial.ly has appointed serial entrepreneur with 23 years of industry experience as a strategic advisor, according to a press release Mark is serial entrepreneur with 23 years of experience and an online retail expert with … Continue reading

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New Office Bearers for SEAP – Software Exporters Association of Pune

SEAP (the Software Exporters Association of Pune) – one of the most important trade bodies in Pune – has just had elections and the following people have been elected: Gaurav Mehra, President of SEAP. Gaurag is MD of Saba Software … Continue reading

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Interesting Visitor: Patricia Sauthoff, doing research on Hindi Wikipedia

Patricia Sauthoff one of the people who’ve been awarded the WikiHistories summer fellowship, as a part of which she is studying the community that is building the Hindi Wikipedia, and she is in Pune for the next week or so. … Continue reading

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COEP one of 5 colleges included in IBM’s $250,000 research project

The College of Engineering Pune (COEP) is one out of 5 educational/training institutes in the country that have been selected to be part of a program called Shared University Research announced by IBM, reports the times of india. The one-year … Continue reading

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Technology Pieces used in Vaultize Software

(A few days back, we published a piece on Vaultize, an online backup service which is the first product of Pune-based startup Anoosmar. This article, take from their blog, talks about the various technologies they’ve used in building their software. … Continue reading

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YourStory.in covers Pune’s MobiPrimo

YourStory.in has an interview of Aditya Kulkarni, co-founder of Pune-based provider of technology and solutions in the mobile domain in India. Excerpts: MobiPrimo offers fbData, a cloud based collaboration platform for any connected device such as computer, tablet or mobile. … Continue reading

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POCC Kothrud Event Report: Overview of BigBooks.co.in

(POCC Kothrud, the ‘Kothrud branch’ of Pune Open Coffee Club had an event in July 2011, in which Rahul Maskara talked about his online library startup BigBooks.co.in. This report by Ashish Belagali, was first published on the PuneStartups website, and … Continue reading

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Experience with HTML5/CSS course by Ozran Academy

(Preeti Mudliar a researcher at Yashada, and a PhD student at Austin, Texas, recently decided to pick up some technology skills and attended the free HTML/CSS course conducted by Ozran Academy in Pune recently. Her blog post about her experience … Continue reading

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