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Kommbox 2.0: Analytics + Visuals = Unprecendented Insights into Your Communications

Kommbox 2, a major release of Kommbox, came out on the auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi. Kommbox is the communication system specifically for organizations, and is better suited to business communication than the email. Aside of solving the commonly felt email challenges, it can give organizations:Increased productivityIncreased accountabilityBetter business continuityIncreased visibility…See More
Sep 24
Ashish Belagali might attend Nikhil Karkare's event

Immersive User Experiences for mobile applications at Symbiosis SICSR (Room 707) Atur Center

August 8, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
Most (if not all) startups today are focused on building applications for the mobile. What is often an ignored or unknown aspect is the concept of immersive user experiences. Building an app which engages users with a solid user interface and a powerful functionality is key to acceptance. Design plays a very crucial role right from the seed stage of the idea of building the application.POCC has organized a talk from the experts in the field of design, who would like to share their experiences…See More
Aug 7
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Returning from Silicon Valley to Indian Startups

Google Inc. executive Ambarish Kenghe joins Myntra as the Senior Vice-President and Head of Products.Namita Gupta waived goodbye to her booming career with Facebook to join Zomato as the Chief Product Officer.Peeyush Ranjan left his job at Google, when he found his new calling as theHead of Engineering with Flipkark.If you haven’t already guessed, these people are some of the best talents that ditched their high flying careers in the Silicon Valley to ride on the startup bandwagon in India.…See More
Jul 29
Ashish Belagali posted a status
"How Much of Your Bottom Line is Swallowed by the Email Monster?"
Jul 29
Parag Mulgund replied to Ashish Belagali's discussion Apply to CNN-IBN’s initiative ‘Networked India’
"Hi Ashish, Thanks for the inforamation. WHile filling the form Date of execution field in accepting the 25 December 2015 and any other combination and they have not mentioned the format of the date as well. and form is not excepting the…"
Jul 9
Ashish Belagali posted a discussion

Apply to CNN-IBN’s initiative ‘Networked India’

Please check the email I received reproduced below. Those to qualify feel free to apply directly. The last date of application is July 12th. Would love it if Pune Startups make it there.Update Jul 8: attached doc about eligibility criteria and added the following image.Greetings from CNN-IBN, This is with reference…See More
Jul 8
Ashish Belagali might attend Sushil Mundada's event

The First Thing That Matters: Product/Market Fit at E-Classroom Venture Center, 100 NCL Innovation Park

June 27, 2015 from 3pm to 5:30pm
Introduction :Product/market fit means being in a good market with a product that can satisfy that market. You can always feel when product/market fit isn't happening. The customers aren't quite getting value out of the product, the sales cycle takes too long or never close. And you can always feel product/market fit when it's happening. The customers are buying the product just as fast as you can make it. Lots of startups fail before product/market fit ever happens. This event is aimed to…See More
Jun 25
Ashish Belagali might attend Ratnali Mundada's event

“BE THE 8%”: a three-day workshop on SALES: 3rd - 5th Jul '15 by Ratnali, ​Urdhva Consultancy Services at Tarawade Clarks Inn, Deccan

July 3, 2015 at 9am to July 5, 2015 at 6pm
Greetings from Urdhva Consultancy Services (UCS)!Urdhva; which means rising higher; is in the business of being a catalyst in taking businesses and lives of people higher, to the next level.After making a successful attempt of elevating the sales performance of its delegates, UCS is excited to announce 3rd batch of “BE THE 8%”: a three-day workshop on SALES.Organisation, like yours, invests valuable resources on its project / product development, but it’s the sales which build bridges between…See More
Jun 19

Profile Information

Are you an Entrepreneur?
Yes - I have my own Startup
About Me:
An IITB alumnus and 20 years into software, I run Acism Software Private Limited. We are doing some cool things here:

(1) We got interested and studied the area of business communication (which happens mostly with email and that creates challenges such as email overload and hampered business continuity when a key person leaves), and saw that centralizing the communications is the key to solving them. We created a small product -Kommbox- to enable businesses do that.

Kommbox is free for startups (<5 people). For larger companies who want it, we offer a consultation with a guarantee of results.

(2) Distributed software development is about breaking up a software into smaller modules to be developed individually. It's about making software the way cars are assembled.

We recently demonstrated successfully that using this model even junior programmers/ freshers can contribute to software development meaningfully, and key resources can scale up to 500%.

Apart from these, we develop software for others. We have been doing this for quite a few years and have happy clients in 3 continents.
Are you looking for co-founders to start with?
YES. I can do with someone who can handle technology. On the other hand, I can use some help in business development as well.
What would you like from the OCC?
Meeting professional friends, hungry entrepreneurs, insane visionaries and crazy go-getters.
Focus Areas / Interests
technology, IT/ITES, advertising, recruiting, networking

Ashish Belagali's Blog

Rahul's Talk @ POCC Kothrud

We heard Rahul from BigBooks at POCC Kothrud meet last Saturday. His is an inspiring story that many entrepreneurs would want to know and emulate. Here is a very down-to-earth entrepreneur who is completely determined to do whatever it takes to succeed, and it was interesting to see how he has addressed the unique requirements of his niche in a unique way.

BigBooks is a library that gives internet-based booking of the books, doorstep delivery and pick-up -- all this for Rs 150 a…


Posted on August 3, 2011 at 1:51pm

Can HeadTracker sell during recession?

Let's see what are the odds:


(1) Difficult time for recruiters - many complaining about reduced or no business, some closed shop

(2) The brand is new to the industry


(1) A product which really addresses recruiters' needs - even during tough times (Our confidence has increased after comparing it with other products in the market)

(2) SaaS offering - zero installation, zero maintenance, very little payments as you… Continue

Posted on February 3, 2009 at 8:54pm

HeadTracker 3

HeadTracker 3 is our SaaS version. SaaS brings in quite a few benefits to the clients as well as for us. It brings down the entry cost for our clients, whereas for us it gives us better supportability, better upgradability and most importantly ensuring that our clients use the software.

We redesigned our site in the first week of January. The new design looks better, at the same time it brings out the benefits of HeadTracker for the recruiters to the… Continue

Posted on January 18, 2009 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Launch of New site, New recruitment software

On the occasion of Gudhi Padwa, we have launched a completely new look of our website, simultaneously with release 2.0 of HeadTracker -- our software for recruiters.

Check out our site for:
- A different Web 2.0 design
- Information on recruitment software
- Opportunity to earn through freelancing



Posted on April 7, 2008 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

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At 10:13pm on March 19, 2015, Dr.Mukund Deshpande said…

Hi, Ashish,

I am looking for an investor for a pvt ltd co. Pune. Could you give any references. Pl.write

At 6:36pm on September 8, 2013, Praveen Thange said…


We are glad to introduce our IT Services & Consulting company based in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
You may visit our website

We are a team of passionate, dedicated individuals who love collaborating to make Good Quality, On Time Delivery
and Affordable Cost, exceptional digital products and platforms with our clients.

We love working with clients who love working with us. We want you to be part of our team, and work with us to deliver the best custom solution for you.

We have done projects in .NET, Oracle PL/SQL, Code Igniter (PHP), eCommerce, CMS in joomla and wordpress projects.

We have Inventory management system, billing system and Barcoding software products in the market.
You may visit our products catalogue at

We have following expertise:
1. Web development ( PHP, Java, .Net)
2. Desktop Application Development(VB.Net, C# .NET, Qt c++, Java)
3. Database designing and support(Oracle, PL/SQL, MySQL, MS-Access)
4. VBA Automation and Customization
5. Android Application Development
6. iOS Application Development
7. Product development and consulting
8. Onsite/Offshore Model of working
9. Quality Assurance Service ( Web & Mobile )
10. Search Engine Optimization and Traffic Optimization

For more information and discussions please write to us at

Mob No.: (+91)-9028116153

Looking forward to hear from you soon!

At 1:14am on August 29, 2013, prakash dhole said…
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At 1:13am on June 26, 2013, Ashish Bhalgat said…

hi Ashish.. I am new to POCC. I was wondering how I can post a job at my start-up under the startup jobs section in the forum ? I tried posting it using the Add link on forum page however job posting is showing under "all discussions" and not under start-up jobs..

TIA for help. - Ash B.

At 11:42pm on May 15, 2013, Mrs. Priyanka Abhijit Ghanekar said…

Dear Sir,

Let me introduce our IT Solution & Consulting company based in Pune, Maharashtra, India.

You can go through the basic web page on

We are a start up company and your association will make a difference to both of us.

We are a team of dedicated members who will work hard to deliver a Good Quality, On time Delivery

and Affordable cost with Pro active Customer oriented services and solutions.

We have done projects in Code Igniter (PHP), Developed eCommerce , CMS in joomla and wordpress projects.

We have following expertise:

1. Web development ( PHP, Java, Dot Net )

2. Desktop Application Development ( C# .NET, Qt c++, Java )

3. VBA Automation and Customization

4. Android Application Development

5. iOS Application Development

6. Japanese - English - Japanese Translations

7. Bilingual Support

8. Product development and consulting.

9. Network and Infrastructure solutions.

10. Quality Assurance Services and much more.

For more information and discussions please write on

Mob No.: +91 8983729507 Mob No.: +91 8975002535 Email:

Looking forward to hear from you soon.

At 3:43pm on May 10, 2013, Shivanand said…

Dear Ashish,


Yes, I got the invetation from you and will attened


At 12:51pm on May 10, 2013, Sadanand Vasantrao Ranadey said…
Dear Ashish,
Welcome to Adnexa Education Pvt Ltd family. As a new POCC contacts group member, I hope to serve you in many ways. Your first step would be to go through our website Through it, you will start to become familiar with the people and educational activities and I am sure that will make your education field experience special. Be sure to check out the list of scheduled webinars on home page. To have our products’ demonstration online, please create your free account at and don’t forget to bookmark our website, where you will find information regarding complete online preparation for 9th ,10th ,11th &12th (Science) JEE(MAIN), NEET and Engineering Diploma and other programs and activities like free online timetable planner, college finder (Mobile App), online counseling etc. If you are a part of the Facebook online community, be sure to become a fan of ednexa
There are so many ways for you to get involved as a freelancer. Though we have an active online marketing team, all levels of expertise are welcome, from beginner to expert. In the past six months we are working on a number of possibilities to get associated people like you. I’m sure you would like to get more information about any of these possibilities. So please call me on +919665530682. Or Mr.Nikhil Bandiwadekar ,CEO, Adnexa Education.He would be happy to give you details on future plans on his cell # +919823146510.
I know that life gets busy, but I personally hope you will make time to go through our website
Thanks & Regards,
At 9:51pm on April 23, 2011, Mohit Bansal said…
Hey, was wondering if you know about Startup Garage, a weekend prototyping event. Please do have a look at the event page here:

Do let me know what you think of it.
At 11:27am on April 20, 2011, Amit Jayant Savargaonkar said…



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