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We are a Startup-centered community of entrepreneurs and the official home of the Pune OpenCoffee Club. We usually meet on the first Saturday of every month.

How to get involved? We work as a self-service platform. In all our activities online & offline we value - Initiators, Leaders, Sponsors and Volunteers above all.

We look forward to hearing from you. To get in touch with our Executive team email To learn more about the team visit About us.


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The HARD thing about the HARD things | Must Read for Entrepreneurs going through regular SHIT

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I don't wanna live no mo'
Sometimes I hear death knocking at my front do'

I'm living everyday like a hustle

Another drug to juggle,…

Posted by Abhishek Ballabh on August 22, 2014 at 4:00pm

My Top 3 mistakes in startup

1. Bad hiring and poor shareholders agreement between co-founders  >It was always challenging to get best talent attracted to start-ups , hence we land up making quick calls on getting resources from MNCs and top companies without checking their knowledge background , technical tests , references.  Good side note; don’t hire your best friend for your start-up :). Always ensure you have solid shareholder agreement between co-founders, ensure exit scenarios and ensure what-if,…


Posted by Manoj Sharma on July 8, 2014 at 10:37am — 5 Comments

What comes first? Marketing budget/plan?

Dear entrepreneur,

The confusion

I never thought of this question of whether a marketing budget or a marketing plan comes first. I thought the answer is simple; the marketing plan is prepared first and then based on that the marketing budget is prepared. Recent two interactions with prospective clients opened my eyes that entrepreneurs think marketing budget can be prepared before preparing the marketing plan!…


Posted by Dr. Sachin Mohan Bhide on June 23, 2014 at 9:59am — 2 Comments

Thoughts on Paul Graham's : Startup = Growth

The Giant Redwoods
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Posted by Abhishek Ballabh on June 22, 2014 at 9:52pm — 2 Comments

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Startup Launchpad Pune 2014 at ThoughtWorks Technologies (India) Pvt Ltd. 6th Floor, Binarius Building

October 4, 2014 at 10am to October 5, 2014 at 9pm
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