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Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob shuts down

Thursday, September 15, 2016 | More »

Vishal Kumar BM
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...

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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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Exclusive: Ola looks to acquire app-based bike taxi startups

Cab aggregator Ola is looking to acquire bike taxi operators in several cities, according to multiple people directly familiar with the matter, as the SoftBank-backed company aims to quickly expand in a segment that has vast growth potential in India’s traffic-choked cities. ANI Technologies Pvt. ...

11 August, 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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Exclusive: Bikxie secures angel funding within a week of launch

Madhatters Voyage Pvt Ltd, which runs a two-wheeler taxi service called Bikxie, has raised an undisclosed amount of angel investment from an investment banker in the Middle East and a businessman based in South India. The funds will be used for app development, expansion in Haryana, and building mar...

7 January, 2016 | More »