Category Archives: News

Interesting news items

Pune Technology entrepreneurs go from services to product development – The Economic Times

The Economic Times has an interesting article on how Pune based technology entrepreneurs make giant leap from services to product development, in which they’ve covered Pune based software product companies Uniken and Sapience. Excerpts: “Services helped us remain profitable while … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Economic Times covers story of how Pune’s Narendra Barhate built SEED InfoTech

Economic Times, has the story of how Narendra Barhate’s SEED Infotech leveraged learning solutions to be a Rs 58 cr venture Excerpts: We started with two types of courses. The short course, lasting 45 days, focused on soft skills, while … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pune’s e-Zest Solutions invests in Bangalore-based healthcare tech firm Neurosynaptic Communications

According to Reuters, e-Zest Solutions has invested an undisclosed amount of money in Neurosynaptic Communications, a Bangalore based healthcare technology firm Excerpt: Neurosynaptic was founded in 2002. Its product portfolio includes devices for telemedicine, standalone medical devices and remote weather … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

IT company Atos Origin to hire 10,000 in India

According to Times of India, IT company Atos Origin to hire 10,000 in India. Excerpt: The Indian arm of the 8.5 billion euro IT services provider is the new competition for Indian IT companies, as it plans to add about … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

University of Pune to hold entrance exam for M.Tech. in Aviation on 15 Sept

The University of Pune will hold the first exam on for entrance to the newly created M.Tech. course in Aviation reports the times of india. The exam will be held on 15 September in various centers across the country. The … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pune’s First Energy offers a biofuel thats 30% cheaper than LPG

The Business Standard has an article about Pune-based company First Energy, whose product, a stove that called “Oorja” that uses biomass based fuel, is marketed to restaurants as an alternative to LPG that is more environmentally friendly and is claimed … Continue reading

Posted in News, Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pune’s AirTight announces products for locating unauthorized cellphone usage

Pune-based AirTight Networks, which builds secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi and wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) solutions, has announced capabilities to allow companies to locate unauthorized use of cellphones in “wireless free zones” that might exist in settings like prisons, military, etc. … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pune’s anti-virus software product company Quick Heal plans IPO next year

Pune-based Quick Heal, maker of anti-virus and other computer security software, is planning an IPO next year, reports Economic Times Excerpts: Quick Heal […] will be the first Indian anti-virus software company to go public. And, if no other technology … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

CoEP to get Rs. 10 cr to develop image processing and renewable energy

The Maharashtra state government has granted Rs. 10 cr to College of Engineering Pune (CoEP) to develop centers of excellence in the areas of ‘Signal and Image Processing’ and ‘Smart Renewable Energy System’, reports Pune Mirror Excerpts: The funding will … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pune’s streaming-music startup @Dhingana to add Radio Channels, Languages

Dhingana, the streaming music provider based out of Pune, and which claims to be the #1 music stream service in the country with 60% market share, is adding “internet radio” channels to its service, and expects this to be a … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment