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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.


Office Hours: Product Strategy / Management for Startups 4 Replies

Started by Aditya Bhelande in Office Hours Sessions.. Last reply by Aditya Bhelande Jun 26, 2013.

Food Van in Pune 18 Replies

Started by Sunil Chavan in Ideas, Partnerships, Investments. Last reply by Ravindra Nagpurkar Aug 15.

Small investment for big venture 2 Replies

Started by Satish Pathak in Ideas, Partnerships, Investments. Last reply by Satish Pathak on Saturday.

Looking for a Sales Co-Founder [with salary and equity] 1 Reply

Started by Amit in Ideas, Partnerships, Investments. Last reply by nikhil k choudhary on Monday.

Let's Take JUSTPUNE.COM to Next Level! 5 Replies

Started by Sapan Shah in Startup's Corner. Last reply by Sapan Shah 5 hours ago.

First product as a service 2 Replies

Started by Ajinkya Nahar in Startup's Corner. Last reply by Ajinkya Nahar 14 hours ago.

Blog Posts

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
courtesy - Travel Destinations…

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

Women are natural entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is necessary to initiate the process of economic development in any country. The total percentage of female population in India is 48.27% however very small part of this number comprises of high growth women Entrepreneurs. Now this is a very surprising factor especially when the fact is that women are natural entrepreneurs. The skills that entrepreneurs require are inbuilt in Women’s DNA and they need not study business management for the same. Let us look at some of…


Posted by Rohit Lalwani on June 17, 2014 at 4:40pm — 2 Comments

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