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A sneak peek into biggest M&A deals in India’s ecomm, Internet segments

Friday, August 19, 2016 | More »

As investors turn their focus on unit economics and profitability, funding for tech startups and consumer Internet companies has tightened. This has not only resulted in a number of shutdowns in the segment but has also pushed companies to strike merger and acquisition deals. Fashion e-commerce aggr...


Ola shuts TaxiForSure unit, lays off up to 1,000 people

Cab-hailing company Ola has shut its TaxiForSure unit and is laying off as many as 1,000 employees, as the SoftBank Group Corp-backed firm tightens its belt to take on US-based rival Uber. According to at least half-a-dozen people with the direct knowledge of the development, about 90% of the staff ...

16 August, 2016 | More »


TaxiForSure founder, others invest in Hyperlocal delivery startup Daily Ninja

Hyperlocal delivery startup Daily Ninja, operated by Daily Ninja Delivery Services Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding from a group of investors, led by existing investors Aprameya Radhakrishna, founder of TaxiForSure and Venk Krishnan of NuVentures. The fun...

2 August, 2016 | More »


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

Chinese cab-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, the main local competitor for Uber Technologies Ltd in China, has just raised an incredible $7.3 billion in fresh financing. The latest round brings DidiChuxing’s war chest to about $10.5 billion, against the $11.5 billion on Uber’s balance sheet. Q...

20 June, 2016 | More »


Ola may become the first licensed app-based cab aggregator in India

Cab aggregator Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, is likely to get a licence from the Karnataka state road transport authority within a few days to operate app-based ride-hailing services in the state. This comes two months after the state government implemented the Karnataka On-demand Transport...

6 June, 2016 | More »


Ola launches app for taxi operators

Homegrown urban transport aggregator Ola has launched a new app for the operators on its platform. The new app – called Ola Operator – will help the cab aggregator add new operators, including driver-partners who have turned entrepreneurs, operators in the business of transportation as well as a...

3 June, 2016 | More »


Ola undercuts own TaxiForSure to take on uberGO

Cab-hailing app Ola has rolled out Ola Micro, its newest low-cost riding service, as it looks to strengthen its offerings to retain its edge over main rival Uber. The service will be initially available only to select customers in Mumbai, according to the startup’s website. Ola Micro replaces Ola ...

10 February, 2016 | More »


TaxiForSure co-founder, others back BHIVE Workspace

BHIVE Workspace, a Bangalore-based workspace solution provider for startups, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from a bunch of investors including TaxiForSure co-founder Raghunandan G, Venturesity co-founder Rajesh Rai and Patni family scion Arihant Patni. Sanjay Mirchandani, owner o...

5 February, 2016 | More »


Fisdom gets $500K from Rob Chandra, TaxiForSure founders & others

Bangalore-based Finwizard Technology Pvt Ltd, which operates personal finance app Fisdom, has raised $500,000 (around Rs 3.4 crore) in seed funding led by Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist Rob Chandra. CommonFloor co-founder Sumit Jain, TaxiForSure co-founders Aprameya Radhakrishna and Raghuna...

21 January, 2016 | More »


Ola moves to merge TaxiForSure, to migrate users in 22 cities to own app

TaxiForSure will migrate to Ola in cities like Hubli-Dharwad, Kochi, Lucknow, Patna and Visakhapatnam among others to serve customers in a better way. “Everybody needs to change with the times, and we are doing the same. TaxiForSure is migrating to Ola in your city and now we can serve you bet...

5 August, 2015 | More »

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