Kickstart Your Startups, Pune.
I have travelled a lot, but Pune is home. It’s like no other place on earth, maybe because I have stayed here for most of my life. People in Pune are genuinely nice, they are caring and there exists a community like feeling, which is slowly fading in most other cities.
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).
The Punekar has slowly grown to be an integral part of the lives of thousands in the city, and Apeksha Khanchandani has been a driving force behind this. We all have fond memories of scrolling through articles talking about the best cheesecakes in the city (mmmmmmm PBC!), the most romantic restaurants in Pune (hello Level 12!), the best breakfast places in the city (hey Yezdan) and a lot more.
We all know that kids these days are only getting smarter. Ten year olds are familiar with tablets and phones, while at their age we were still playing Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide who gets the last piece of gum – wait, we still do that. Anyway, there’s smart and then there’s super smart. The Punekar has discovered two such whizz kids that go by the names Neel and Nisha Dhotre, ages 14 and 11, who have created their own apps!
We Punekars are one active bunch on social media, especially Instagram. For the to-dos, must-eats, must-visits, here’s a list of eight #puneinstagrammers you absolutely must follow!
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.
The Renter is a curated product rental platform that offers a variety of products and equipment on rent with swift delivery, free maintenance and easy returns. TheRenter provides products in eight categories; Furniture, Home Appliances, Bikes, Adventure, Party, Projectors, Gaming and Office equipment. It is committed to challenge the existing problems that people face while renting a product like limited selection, poor renting experience and inconvenience. Here’s a chat with founder Saurabh Betharia…
Pune, August 19, 2016: The fourth Start- up Summit of IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India), commenced today at The Westin, Pune, and it was a great success. The inaugural address was delivered byMs. Vineeta Dixit (Public Policy and Government Relation, Google India)
Pune is one of the best cities to live in amongst the many wonderful metros in the country. Here are 15 reasons why that is!