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Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund invests in Pune-based SoftTech Engineers

VCCircle reports that Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund has invested in Pune-based SoftTech Engineers, a civil, construction and infrastructure ERP software product company. Excerpts: “The company has tremendous experience in civil construction and infrastructure ERP software products and the infusement will … Continue reading

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C-DAC develops a mobile app that allows virtual tours of 10 national museums

The Times of India reports that C-DAC has developed software that allows users to take a virtual tour of 10 national museums Excerpt: C-DAC’s Human-Centred Design and Computing (HCDC) group has developed a software called ‘Jatan’ which will be a … Continue reading

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The Hindu interviews @anandaltekar founder of music tech startup JamShift.com

The Hindu has an interesting interview of Anand Altekar of JamShift.com, a collaborative music creation software-as-a-service product startup out of Pune. Some excerpts: imagine an online platform that simplifies the process and helps musicians collaborate and write songs from start … Continue reading

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Persistent Systems creates Accelerite – new business unit to focus on Products

Persistent Systems has a press release announcing the creation of Accelerite, a new business unit within Persistent that will focus on creating software products. Accelerite will be based in Silicon Valley. What will Acclerite do? The formation of Accelerite will … Continue reading

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Pune co. releases 2 open source tools for schema migration and incremental backup for MongoDB

Pune based Equal Experts India has just released Midas an open source tool for on-the-fly schema migration tool for MongoDB. Earlier, they had released Tayra, an incremental backup and restore tool for MongoDB. They also regularly hold interesting technology events … Continue reading

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Eaton sets up Advanced Materials Technology Lab at COEP

Times of India has an interesting article on an Advanced Materials Technology lab set up at College of Engineering Pune by Eaton Engineering (which is also Pune based): A state-of-the-art ‘advanced material technology lab’ was recently set up jointly by … Continue reading

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Pune’s Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) has 17 openings for scientists

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, based in Pune, has 17 job openings for climate scientists The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, an autonomous research organisation under ESSO/MoES, fully devoted to cutting edge research in various aspects of … Continue reading

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Persistent Systems joins Qualcomm, Accel, One97 in QPrize 2014 – seed investment competition

For many years now, Qualcomm has an been running a startup seed investment competition called QPrize in many different countries, including India, and as part of this series, QPrize 2014 India in which Indian startups can win upto US$250k of … Continue reading

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Moneylife interviews Sharmila Bhide, co-founder of Pune-based Calsoft

Moneylife has an interview with Sharmila Bhide, co-founder of Pune-based outsourced software services company, Calsoft. Here are some excerpts from the interview: [...] Sharmila Bhide founded Calsoft about 16 years ago. The company specialises in software product engineering services with … Continue reading

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Infosys plans is Pune’s largest software exporter with 11% of the total, and 37000 employees

Speaking on the occasion of the opening of Infosys’ Nagpur campus, chairman Narayan Murthy made some interesting comments about its strength in Pune: Excerpt: Infosys Executive Chairman Narayan Murthy said in his speech that the company has emerged as the … Continue reading

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