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Meru Cabs CEO Siddhartha Pahwa resigns, mulls starting up

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | More »

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Meru Cabs CEO Siddhartha Pahwa has resigned from the Mumbai-based radio taxi firm and will be replaced by CTO Nilesh Sangoi from January. The decision was first announced by Pramod Kabra, partner at India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), Meru’s biggest investor, in an email to Meru’s top brass. Later...

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Now one can book a Meru cab through Facebook Messenger

Mumbai-based radio taxi firm Meru Cab Company Pvt. Ltd has integrated its cab booking system with Facebook Messenger to provide automated cab booking facility. The integration will allow Facebook users to book cabs through key words, intelligent chatbot and conversational question-answers through Me...

1 June, 2016 | More »

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Startups with solo founders are more likely to fail

Entrepreneurs should discard the fear of failure from the very outset. While a founder should give it his/her 100 per cent, one should bear in mind that failing is not the end of the world. 2016 will see the emergence of several tech startups as there are numerous real problems to solve. While the f...

4 February, 2016 | More »

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Meru set to launch inter-city ride-sharing services

After the successful rollout of ride-sharing services in Delhi, radio taxi company Meru Cab Company Pvt Ltd is now gearing up to launch similar services for its inter-city operations. The company, which runs inter-city operations connecting 23 cities, said it expects to launch inter-city ride-sharin...

3 February, 2016 | More »

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Meru eyes international commuters with Taxis G7 tie-up

Meru Cabs has tied up with Taxis G7 to enable cab services for Indian travelers in several global cities through the French company’s eCab mobile app. Taxis G7’s customers would also be able to use the Meru network while traveling in India, the companies said in a statement. Taxis G7 runs a ...

20 October, 2015 | More »

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Mumbai taxis, autos go on strike against Uber, Ola

Commuters in Mumbai faced a harrowing time as auto-rickshaws and taxis drivers attached with ‘Swabhiman Union’ began a day-long strike in the metro city from Monday morning to press for their demands. The ‘Swabhiman Union’ claims it has 18,000 auto rickshaw owners and 12,000 taxi owners as i...

15 June, 2015 | More »

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Meru Cabs in talks with Alibaba for possible funding

India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA)-backed radio taxi services provider Meru Cabs has reached out to Alibaba Group, the world’s largest e-com firm, to raise its fresh round of funding, the company’s CEO Siddhartha Pahwa told the Business Standard. If it materialises it would be a big boost...

6 April, 2015 | More »

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Uber is said to be in talks to buy Meru; here’s what this could mean

The organised cab business in the country seems to be set for a big consolidation with Uber now reportedly in talks to buy Meru while Olacabs is said to be eyeing TaxiForSure. For all we know these could be just rumours possibly meant to scupper independent fundraising plans of the individual vent...

4 February, 2015 | More »

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US-based luxury car hire service Uber expands to India; should domestic players be worried?

US-based Uber Technologies Inc, which provides a mobile-based on-demand car hire service in 44 cities across 18 countries globally, has rolled out its service in the Indian market. Launched in Bangalore, Uber will be in ‘secret testing mode’ in the city over the next several weeks and hence ava...

30 August, 2013 | More »

BookMyCab set to raise funding from YourNest Angel Fund

Online (and on phone) cab booking service BookMyCab, run by the startup LiveMinds Solutions Pvt Ltd, is all set to raise angel funding from YourNest Angel Fund. This will be the fund’s third investment after backing video analytics startup Proof of Performance and hyper-local online marketplace ...

11 July, 2012 | More »

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