Pune is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra and the ninth most crowded city in the country. Considered to be the social capital of Maharashtra, It is known as “Oxford of the East” because of the nearness of a few understood instructive establishments in the city. The city is known for its assembling and vehicle businesses, and in addition of investigating foundations of data innovation (IT), training, administration, and preparing, it pulls in understudies and experts from India, South East Asia, the Center East and Africa. A few schools in Pune have alternate trade programs with universities in Europe.

The ‘Mercer 2017 Nature of Living Rankings’ assessed living conditions in more than 440 urban communities around the globe and positioned Pune at 145, second in India after Hyderabad at 144. The same source highlights Pune among advancing business focuses and nine rising urban areas around the globe with the reference “Hosts IT and car organizations”.

Pune is the biggest center point in India for German companies. According to the Indo-German Assembly of Trade, Pune has been the single biggest center point for German organizations for the last 60 years. More than 225 German organizations have set up their organizations here. As one of the biggest urban areas of India and significant focus of learning in a few schools and colleges, Pune is developing as a noticeable area for IT. Pune has the eighth biggest metropolitan economy and the 6th most noteworthy per capita salary in the nation.

A significant global venture, Pune Sustenance Bunch improvement extend is an activity subsidized by the World Bank. Pune has additionally risen as another startup center in India with tech new companies like Pubmatic, Firstcry.com, Storypick.com, TripHobo, TastyKhana.com (procured by Foodpanda), Swipe, etc. setting up base in Pune. NASSCOM, in affiliation with MIDC, has begun a collaborating space for city based new businesses under its ‘10,000 new businesses’ drive at Kharadi MIDC

  • Snappy Purposes behind Pune
  • Awesome schools with incredible Business enterprise cells
  • Startup Saturdays
  • Open espresso club group
  • Global speculation channel
  • Dynamic private area association

Other than these, there are start-up meet ups every now and then in Pune. It has grown to be an extraordinary place for new businesses to associate and an instructed, imaginative and dynamic youth workforce.

As indicated by Navin Kabra, previous imaginative head of TiE Pune –

I think calling Pune the start-up center point of India is somewhat of an essential truth.There is bunches of early stage startup movement all finished India. In any case, Pune is an extraordinary place to be on the off chance that you need to do a startup. I might want to point in full sense the focal points for Pune

Points of interest of Pune:

  • Great personal satisfaction (contrasted with other Indian Metros)
  • Mild Climate
  • Innovation Business Culture.
  • Youngster Startup Biological system.
  • Instruction Center point:
  • Numerous Great Universities
  • Driving Exploration Establishments
  • Magnet for individuals from all finished India/The World
  • Pune has the most elevated number of outside understudies (among Indian urban communities)
  • Huge number of outside expats
  • Recently, Pune has additionally profitted by the ‘Switch Cerebrum Deplete’ – many exceedingly qualified experts and fruitful business visionaries (of Indian origin) from the US/Silicon Valley have moved back to Pune.

Closeness to a Money related Capital.

Vast IT ability pool (on account of the numerous IT Outsourcing Organizations).

Driving “Green” Innovation Center point in India (central command of organizations like Praj and Suzlon).

Center point of Hey tech fabricating (Note: San Francisco Inlet Range has many top of the line producing organizations too).

Likewise, one thing I might want to bring up about Pune is the group:

  • The Pune Open Espresso Club has 7200+ individuals starting at now – and developing each day. The POCC mailing list has 3000+ individuals. The POCC startup occupations mailing list has 1380+ individuals.
  • TiE Pune is, to a great degree, dynamic with numerous customary occasions
  • Startup Saturday Pune is additionally dynamic
  • PuneTech.com has 3500+ endorsers
  • PuneConnect is an intriguing activity which is presently a yearly occasion.

Most essential of all – every one of these gatherings cooperates and help each other



With Mumbai as the financial capital, Pune can be the educational capital of India if only it focuses on international level courses and standards like Symbiosis Family has involved in their infrastructure and education methodology. At the same time, tying up with foreign educational, investment, research and planning institutions can truly make the ecosystem of Pune worth the international standard which it aspires and deserves and we may see the best education hub of India in the next decade.


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