Fintech startup Avail Finance raises $17 mn in Series A round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bangalore-based Goddard Technical Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates online lending platform Avail Finance, has raised $17.2 million ....

14 March, 2018

Exclusive: Ola to shut down bus unit Shuttle

Manu P Toms

Indian ride-hailing company Ola is completely shutting bus unit Ola Shuttle after scaling it down in several cities in recent ....

6 February, 2018

Ola goes global with Australia launch, takes on Uber

Manu P Toms

Amid heightened speculation over Ola and Uber collaborating in India, the homegrown ride-hailing unicorn has made its first overseas ....

30 January, 2018

Ola raises $330 mn in fresh round led by SoftBank: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based cab-hailing firm Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised $330 million (Rs 2,200 crore) in fresh funding ....

27 February, 2017

Ola names Pepsi veteran Vishal Kaul COO

Manu P Toms

Cab-hailing service Ola said on Monday it has appointed Vishal Kaul as chief operating officer in place of Pranay Jivrajka, who ....

23 January, 2017

Ola ropes in former SABMiller exec as CEO of leasing arm

Shruti Jain

Cab-hailing service Ola has appointed Shalabh Seth as chief executive of Ola Fleet Technologies, a wholly owned leasing subsidiary, ....

11 January, 2017

Exclusive: Ola's head of luxury cab business quits

Manu P Toms

It turns out that Ola's head of new initiatives Sundeep Sahni's wasn't the only senior-level exit from the company last week. ....

2 January, 2017

Exclusive: Sundeep Sahni quits as Ola's head of new initiatives

Manu P Toms

Cab hailing service Ola's vice president new initiatives Sundeep Sahni has quit the company, two people with direct knowledge ....

29 December, 2016

Amazon to go all out in 2017, up India investments

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amazon is planning to ramp up its investment in India in the new year as it continues to take on home-grown e-commerce players ....

22 December, 2016

Should the government pay heed to Flipkart's & Ola's call for protection?

Binu Paul & Dearton Thomas Hector

A nationalistic fervour has taken over the Indian startup world with two of the largest homegrown consumer internet companies ....

8 December, 2016

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal and Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal take potshots at 'non-Indian' firms

Dearton Thomas Hector

As the country's internet and mobile economy is booming in a battle for ideas and capital, Indian founders of startups are increasingly ....

7 December, 2016

Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal again takes a potshot at Uber

Binu Paul

Winning in a competitive market is as much about making tactical pronouncements at opportune moments as it is about making the ....

23 November, 2016

Ola Play to let users stream content from car's console

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amidst a fierce battle with Uber for dominance in the Indian online cab hailing market, Ola said on Tuesday it would launch a ....

22 November, 2016

Tea e-tailer The Kettlery gets seed funding from shooter Abhinav Bindra, Franchise India

Dearton Thomas Hector

Ahmedabad-based specialty tea startup The Kettlery has raised seed funding from shooter and investor Abhinav Bindra's fund Shooting ....

26 October, 2016

Ola, Uber hike fares, slash driver incentives

Binu Paul

In their bid to cut costs and attain profitability in the long run, cab aggregators Uber and Ola are raising fares in major cities ....

18 October, 2016

Ola in talks with SoftBank and General Motors to raise $500 mn

Dearton Thomas Hector

ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs cab-hailing app Ola, is reportedly in talks with its existing investors that include Japan's ....

13 October, 2016

Kunal Bahl, Rohit Bansal highest paid among Indian unicorn executives

Team TC

Their corporate babies may have scaled the milestone of $1 billion valuation but founders of most tech 'unicorns' in India are ....

24 August, 2016

Ola spent nearly Rs 100 crore to earn Rs 31 crore revenue a month in FY15

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ola, India's largest on-demand cab hailing service, burnt as much cash as the country's top three legacy online travel agencies—MakeMyTrip, ....

23 June, 2016

What Ola can learn from Didi Chuxing on its battle against Uber

Arti Singh

Chinese cab-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, the main local competitor for Uber Technologies Ltd in China, has just raised an incredible ....

20 June, 2016

Electric bike startup Tork raises funding from Ola co-founders, others

Debjyoti Roy

Tork Motorcycles, which claims to be building country's first electric motorcycle, has raised an undisclosed amount in an angel ....

18 April, 2016

Budget 2016: A faithful follow-up to Startup India Action Plan, say techpreneurs

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The Union Budget 2016 remained faithful to the Startup India Action Plan announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month. ....

29 February, 2016