Pune 2.0 – The Startup Hub
India’s startup narrative was largely dictated by cities such as Mumbai, BengaluruandDelhi. While these continue to be large startup hubs, other cities such as Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Bhubaneswar are fast emerging as epicentres for new age entrepreneurs. Supported by a large talent pool, thrust given by the government, robust infrastructure, startups are rapidly embracing these smaller cities over the bigger metros.
Of these, Pune deserves a special mention due to the seismic shift witnessed in its startup landscape. Over the past five years, the startup scenario in the city has changed dramatically, in terms of issues, challenges and opportunities.