- Increased creation and sharing of Technology related content, especially related to Pune based companies and individuals
- A watering hole for people with related interests to come together, interact and grow their interactions.
- Collaboration with other bodies of overlapping interests, most notably the Pune Open Coffee Club
- Network engagement and sustainance supporting essential infrastructural needs of a network such as event organising / sharing / reminders
- Visibility driving for participants by both writing about the community participants or allowing them to write about themselves.
PuneTech is 1 year old today. Birthdays and New Year days are a great time to reflect upon the year gone past, and it was a little difficult to let go of an opportunity to comment. A community is as strong as its participants. A community is also as strong as the people who bind it together. A tech community is fed by content. A tech community is also fed by character. What I have learnt about PuneTech is that even if it is modest in attracting newer people into the fold, it does a great job of binding it together. In Navin Kabra and Amit Paranjape, and supported by many others one realises one has met a set of people who really want to bind and then grow rather than grow and then bind. Important elements for a solid foundation for a community. In the past one year PuneTech has provided a community / platform / vehicle / opportunity / facilitation for (in no particular order):