The mecca of start-ups in Maharashtra, Pune is acting as a perfect drawing board for all the creative minds. AngelList declared Pune in the top five cities of our country which are extremely favourable for start-ups.
India is at the cusp of a breakthrough in digital innovation. At such a delicate stage of evolution, it becomes necessary to identify and nurture the right talent that would lead the winds of change. NSDM India launched in Pune in early 2015 with this philosophy in mind and the vision to bring the best digital knowledge to students, working professionals and entrepreneurs.
The education capital of Maharashtra, the Oxford of the East, Pune attracts more students than any other city in our state. With a variety of top colleges to choose from, Pune is a stalwart source of higher education. This has always been our culture- education has always been in the center of everything we are and do.
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!
This monsoon, Pune is all set and geared up as ‘Tea Trails’ launches its 5th outlet at West End Mall, Aundh. Tea Trails offers a gourmet tea drinking experience to the discerning consumer and brings to India the fast emerging international trend with a desi twist. Zone8 Tea World Pvt. Ltd., that runs Tea Trails brand cafes across various cities in India, is expanding manifold.
Right then! On with the list. We’re counting down some of the most promising start-ups Pune and here’s continuing with the list. In case you missed the first part, here it is!
A graduate from Symbiosis, Ashi grew up in the quiet green lanes of Bhosale Nagar, nurturing her creative instincts for as far as she can remember. Doodles, illustrations and greeting cards were her media for artistic expression, helping her even to cope with her awkward introvert traits, till at age 15 she was introduced to the joy of clay. When Ashi’s sociable mother took her reticent daughter to see a neighbor’s work, she unsurprisingly fell in love with the beautiful little sculptures and glazed pots. Wanting to try her hand at pottery, Ashi signed up with The Creative Club to learn the basics of the art. Now that her hands were dirty with clay, there was no looking back!
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!
All of 24, she’s successfully heading a digital agency in Pune that recently celebrated it’s first anniversary.