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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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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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Pune’s @ScepticGeek in Business Insider’s 100 people to follow in Tech

@ScepticGeek – a twitter handle of Pune’s Mahendra @Palsule has been included in Business Insiders list of Best Tech People on Twitter, for “a good collection of tech news tweets as well as some interesting insight on technology”. Mahendra is … Continue reading

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Startups please note: Rahul Chowdhri from HelionVC is visting Pune on Jan 11

Rahul Chowdhri, from Helion VC is visiting Pune on 11th Jan. He has time in the morning and wishes to meet local startups. If you’re a startup and wish to meet Rahul, please get in touch with Vishal Pai Vernekar … Continue reading

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Tandem Entrepreneurs (a Mobile Accelerator) visiting Pune for 10 days

Sunil Bhargava writes in VentureWoods.org: I run Tandem Entrepreneurs, a mobile accelerator in San Francisco Bay Area. I am visiting India and will be in Pune from Tuesday 7th Feb for about 10 days. I would be happy to meet … Continue reading

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Business Standard Q&A with Pune’s Ganesh Natarajan on Indian IT Industry Outlook

Business Standard has an interview with Ganesh Natarajan, CEO of Zensar Technologies, and the head of the IT committee of CII, and ex-Chairman of NASSCOM, where he talks about the outlook for the Indian IT Industry, and also future plans … 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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SMEStory Interview: Devendra Deshmukh (@devendradesh) of e-Zest Solutions

SMEStory has an interview of Devendra Deshmukh of e-Zest a company that does enterprise software / application development services. Excerpts: One of the recent turning points would be us acquiring the Pune-based Maestro Mobile Services to strengthen our mobile development … Continue reading

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Pune’s Titash Neogi (@tneogi of @bibkosh) wins British Council’s YCE award

Pune based Titash Neogi, co-founder of Bibkosh, has just won the Young Interactive Entrepreneur award by the British Council. The eligibility and selection criteria of this award are here. Here is the write-up of Titash that goes with the award: … Continue reading

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SMEStory interviews Vishwas Mahajan CEO of CompuLink

SMEStory has an interview of Vishwas Mahajan, founder and CEO Compulink, a Pune-based product company that has a couple of interesting SaaS products. Vishwas is also quite active in the tech and startup community in Pune, being a charter member … Continue reading

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