On August 29, Amazon declared the launch of their largest delivery station in India, in Hinjawadi, Pune.
Pune, the exciting hub for start-ups and creative ideas, has experienced a tremendous surge in independent and sustaining business. All thanks to the favorable economic conditions of our city, Punekars are now taking more and more risks and going out on a limb for their own job/life satisfaction.
Let’s go let’s go let’s go!
For those who don’t know, Walmart is an American multinational retail giant that operates multi-brand stores in the form of hypermarkets, department stores and grocery stores. They already have 21 stores across India and are all set to open 15 more in Maharashtra alone at an investment of INR 900 Crore. Out of these 15, 3-4 stores will be in Pune.
While printed invitation cards at one point capitalized the market and were the only preferred source for sending out an invite, we see a change in this trend as Ecards take over. Addressing a Press conference today in Pune and announcing the launch of their online portal were Lalit Agarwal (Founder – Chairman), Naveen Bindal (Operational Advisory), Anuj Agarwal (CEO), Ratnesh Kumar (CTO) and Ritesh Jain (Financial Advisory).
Ah, the start-up life. The thing about start-ups that I think I love most is how disruptive they are, in a brilliant kind of way, of course. Start-ups, with their young blood, bright eyes and clear heads, emerge from obscurity, shoot right to the top and shake things up about the way we eat, work, play and live. Personally, I’ve always harboured a deep admiration for the start-up ecosystem as it stands today. Pune is at the heart of the start-up scene in India. And so, I bring to you a list of exciting Pune-based start-ups that I think are going to turn heads come 2017. Here they are!
The year was 1994. Three friends were burning trails on the beautiful hills that pockmark the city’s landscape on machines the modern rider would probably term sad excuses for mountain bikes. Good bikes were hard to come by in India then and essential parts breaking or losing shape just after a casual trail was the norm. These bikes were barely capable of enduring basic trails, let alone the extreme mountain trails they were exploring. Nonetheless, ardent mountain biking enthusiasts Praveen Prabhakaran, Sameer Dharmadhikiri and Abhijeet Nikhalje made do with what was available.
Fabtech Projects and Engineers Limited, Pune a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services to the oil & gas, chemical and sugar industries, has recently bagged orders of Rs 734 Cr.
An interview with the founder of Fabago, Prasanjeet Roy.