Monthly Archives: December 2011

iWeekend Pune Covered on ET Now’s Starting Up

iWeekend Pune was held earlier this month and is described as: iWeekend is an intensive and innovative experience that brings together talented entrepreneurs and professionals of different profiles to select 3 ideas and bring these ideas to reality by collaboratively … Continue reading

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Former head of Dell India join Pune’s InnovizeTech as Head of Sales

Pune-based InnovizeTech Software that raised Series A funding has strengthened its management team by inducting former Dell India Sales head Ranjit Nambiar as VP to handle sales for its flagship software product Sapience, a patent-pending cloud-based solution. reports TechCircle. It … Continue reading

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Exploriments: Persistent Partners with IL&FS for Educational Mobile Apps

Pune-based outsourced software product development services company Persistent Systems on Tuesday announced that they have partnered with IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd. to develop a series of mobile based learning applications on IL&FS Education’s, Exploriments learning platform. Exploriment is … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Pune Project Management Association Annual Event

Project Management Institute’s Pune Chapter (PMI Pune) is organizing a National level conference on Project Management, and they’re inviting paper submissions from professionals in the industry to be presented at this conference. Suggested topics are: Effective Project Management – A … Continue reading

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Pune loses nanotech, biotech institutes to B’lore/H’bad for lack of land

Shortage of land has made Pune lose out to Bangalore and Hyderabad in housing two premier research institutes, the National Institute of Nanotechnology and the National Institute of Animal Biotechnology. reports the Indian Express. And: He said Pune’s loss was … Continue reading

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Three Pune teenagers win a prize in US for traffic simulation system

Three 16-year-olds from Loyola High School, Pune, have won the first prize at the inter-services/ industry training, simulation and education conference (I/Itsec) held in Orlando, Florida, US, last week. Chinmay Chobhe, Kanak Kulkarni and Mandharr Dareykar, all class XI students, … Continue reading

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TraffiCop: Blackberry based mobile system built in Pune get national award

TraffiCop, a blackberry based solution used by Pune’s traffic police for recording violations, looking up vehicle histories, and digitizing traffic violations records has just received a national award in the best mGovernance category. From their website: The INSTITUTE OF URBAN … Continue reading

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Government sanctions Rs. 35cr for BioTech Incubator in University of Pune

The central government has sanctioned a Rs 36 crore project for setting up a dedicated biotech incubator inside the University of Pune (UoP) campus, to help biotechnology research students and scientists set up start-up companies. says Sakaal Times. Developed with … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Marathi Words released

Marathi Vishwakosh, an encyclopedia of Marathi Words, created by the Maharashtra Rajya Marathi Vishwakosh Nirmiti Mandal is being digitised by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) and the first two volumes appear to be available at, reports … Continue reading

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