Posts Tagged ‘ Amit Jain ’
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Dearton Thomas Hector
Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, which owns auto classifieds portals like CarDekho, ZigWheels and Gaadi.com, saw its FY16 sales rise a strong 75 percent, but losses almost tripled as the company spent significantly more on brand marketing. Net sales for FY16 stood at Rs 82.48 crore, up from pre...
San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has hired former Google search chief Amit Singhal as senior vice president of engineering. Singhal, who hails from Uttar Pradesh in India, wrote in his personal blog post on Friday, “I’m excited to announce that I’m joining Uber a...
21 January, 2017 |
Travis Kalanick, who coded and created Uber sitting or probably lying down at the serene beaches of Varkala in Kerala, is back in the southern part of India. This time, he is in Hyderabad, the capital city of the most newly formed state in India—Telangana, where he launched Uber’s bike (motorcyc...
13 December, 2016 |
Winning in a competitive market is as much about making tactical pronouncements at opportune moments as it is about making the right business decisions at the right time. It ain’t politicians alone who pick ideas or popular beliefs they know will resonate with their target audience and use them ag...
23 November, 2016 |
Just as the wedding season starts in the country, cab-hailing companies Ola and Uber have introduced new services to cater to all wedding-related travels in a market where the two are battling to establish a position of dominance. While Uber announced its wedding logistics transport offering christe...
21 November, 2016 |
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unexpected call to abolish Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 banknotes has been welcomed with open arms by digital payment companies as they experience unparalleled growth on their platforms after the announcement. The move, it seems, validates their efforts to move the Indian con...
9 November, 2016 |
US-based ride hailing service Uber just overhauled its app in order to offer a “faster and personalised” experience to customers. The last redesign of the Uber app, which was launched in 2009, was done in 2012. Here is a peek at the app’s updated features: Destination first: The company claims...
4 November, 2016 |
As the battle for market dominance intensifies in the taxi aggregator services space in the country, home-grown cab-hailing startup Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has introduced a key feature named Ola Offline enabling its users to book cabs without Internet through a text message, the compa...
5 October, 2016 |
Uber Technologies Inc. is rapidly increasing its headcount in India, as the US cab-hailing firm shifts its focus to the South Asian nation after exiting China. The number of employees has grown almost eight times over the past year, from 80 to more than 600 now, Pradeep Desu, head of recruitment at ...
29 September, 2016 |
Youngmonk Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online marketplace for pre-owned cars GoZoomo, has decided to shut down operations as the founders failed to carve out a business model with sustainable unit economics. Confirming the development, CEO Arnav Kumar said the company has decided to return the ...
26 August, 2016 |