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Ola, Uber, bike-taxi startups seek clarity in norms, easy licensing rules

Thursday, September 22, 2016 | More »

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Cab-hailing startups Ola and Uber as well as a number of bike-taxi startups on Thursday sought greater clarity on regulations governing the sector and ease in licencing requirements at a meeting with central government officials. Sanjay Mitra, the secretary of road transport and highways ministry, c...

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Exclusive: Road ministry calls meeting with Ola, Uber, bike-taxi startups

In a bid to resolve regulatory hurdles that hinder the operations of taxi aggregators in India, the ministry of road transport and highways has called a meeting with the representatives of companies such as Ola, Uber and a clutch of smaller startups. The meeting has been convened on Thursday in New ...

21 September, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob shuts down

Hey Bob, Bengaluru’s first bike taxi startup, has shut down after failing to raise fresh funding. “Yes, it has shut down,” co-founder Vishal Kumar BM told TechCircle on Thursday. “We have not made a formal announcement yet. We met our investors and we had a long chat and we decided to move o...

15 September, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob halts operations on fund crunch

Hey Bob, Bengaluru’s first bike taxi firm, has suspended operations barely a year after launching its services due to a shortage of funds, a co-founder told TechCircle. “We had to stop because of lack of funds. It is not that we have shut down but we have stopped operations for some time now,”...

7 September, 2016 | More »

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Riding pillion, the bike taxi way

After cab hailing apps, it is the turn of bike taxis to disrupt the local transport system in India’s big cities. The last two months have seen the emergence of a new segment in the crowded intra-city transport space – bike taxis. Baxi, M-Taxi, Bikxie, N.O.W and Hey Bob are names that have b...

15 February, 2016 | More »

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Two-wheeler taxi service Baxi raises seed funding worth $1.4M

Yet-to-be-launched startup Baxi, which runs a bike-ride hailing service, has raised Rs 10 crore (around $1.4 million) in a seed investment round from a clutch of HNIs. Manish Kheterpal, managing partner of private equity firm WaterBridge Ventures; Alok Mittal, former India head of venture capital fi...

30 November, 2015 | More »