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MIT, Wharton using Yellowdig (‘Reddit for classrooms’) – co-founded by Pune’s @Jaju

Here’s a quick note on Yellowdig, a startup founded by Shaunak Roy of Philadelphia, and Ravindra Jaju of Pune, which is being used by students and professors in MIT and Wharton – like ‘Reddit for the classroom’ Excerpts: Nearly 300 … Continue reading

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Article on Product Pricing by Pune’s Shirish Deodhar (Biggest Mistake of Tech Startups)

Product Nation / ISpirt, the new forum for nurturing software product startups in India, has an interesting article by Pune based serial entrepreneur Shirish Deodhar on Product Pricing, titled The biggest mistake companies make is to fix the price based … 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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Pune named as one of the 8 emerging tech startup hubs in the world by @TheNextWeb

TheNextWeb has an interesting article on 8 emerging tech startup hubs in the world, and Pune is one of them (along with Eindhoven, Netherlands; Nicosia, Cyprus; Dublin, Ireland; Raleigh, North Carolina; Hong Kong; Malmö, Sweden; and el Aviv, Israel.) Here … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Pune based crowdsourced organic T-shirts startup @SheepStop covered by ET

Pune-based SheepStop, which sells organic T-shirts whose designs are crowdsourced has been covered in an Economic Times article. Excerpts: The Dixits put in a seed capital of Rs 3 lakh and launched Sheep-Stop in September 2009. The money also helped … Continue reading

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Pune’s MindTickle in Business Today’s “15 Coolest Startups” Cover Story

Pune’s MindTickle, a startup working on “gamification” of enterprise employee engagement, has been covered in in Business Today’s Cover Story “India’s Coolest Startups”. Excerpts: Poorvi Agarwal’s first day at work was a lot of fun. The sales executive at travel … Continue reading

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Startups Note: NSTEDB Seed Fund for funding from Rs 2L to 50L open

Venture Center, the entrepreneur development center that is housed in NCL has recently received approval under the scheme “Seed Support System for Start-ups in Incubators” of the National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology … Continue reading

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