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Top-level exits continue at Ola as another senior exec quits

Monday, February 13, 2017 | More »

The exodus of key personnel at cab-hailing firm Ola shows no signs of stopping, with another top-level resignation coming to the fore. Chief operating officer of offline initiatives, Anuj Bhargava, who was instrumental to some of Ola’s recent initiatives like Ola Play, has resigned, a company spok...

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Ola names Pepsi veteran Vishal Kaul COO

Cab-hailing service Ola said on Monday it has appointed Vishal Kaul as chief operating officer in place of Pranay Jivrajka, who has been named a founding partner. Kaul is an 18-year veteran at beverages giant PepsiCo Inc, where he was most recently general manager at Pepsico Foods for Thailand, Myan...

23 January, 2017 | More »


Ola to pursue predatory pricing complaint with government

Cab-hailing service Ola is pursuing its predatory tactics complaint against its competitor—the US-headquartered Uber, though it did not specifically name the latter—with government authorities. “We have spoken to a few stakeholders in the government. We have made the government aware of the pr...

8 November, 2016 | More »


Irony of Ola’s capital-dumping charge: Top consumer Internet firms have foreign backers

On Monday morning, Pranay Jivrajka, chief operating officer of cab-hailing firm Ola, called for regulations to end capital dumping and predatory pricing, which he says, are distorting the market. “There is an urgent need for adequate regulation to curb predatory pricing and capital dumping in the ...

7 November, 2016 | More »


Why Ola’s capital dumping barb is silly, hypocritical and has no merit

“There is an urgent need for adequate regulation to curb predatory pricing and capital dumping in the ecosystem in the interest of co-existence of all players in the ecosystem,” Pranay Jivrajka, chief operating officer of Ola, was quite vocal in his criticism of what the cab-hailing service’s ...

7 November, 2016 | More »

Pranay Jivrajka, COO, Ola

Not foreign vs local, it’s about abiding by the law, says Ola COO

In a response to Uber’s blog post that said it is as foreign as its competitors, cab aggregator Ola has said the debate is not about nationalist versus foreign, instead it is about abiding by the law of the land. In a blog post authored by COO Pranay Jivrajka, Ola has hit out at rival […]...

30 June, 2016 | More »