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

My Top 3 mistakes in startup

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Posted by Manoj Sharma on July 8, 2014 at 10:37am — 6 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!…


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