Exclusive: Bike taxi firm Rapido buys motorcycle-sharing startup Getbike

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based bike taxi startup Rapido has acquired Hyderabad-headquartered motorcycle-sharing startup Getbike to enter the ....

23 May, 2018

Why it makes sense for Uber to sell India operations to Ola

Rohit Thomas Koshy

Uber has increasingly been finding it difficult to operate in India. It seems to have underestimated the ‘dimaag (brain)’ ....

29 March, 2018
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Bike taxi operator Rapido rebrands rider app to ramp up network

Binu Paul

Bike taxi operator Rapido has rebranded its rider app to Rapido Captain as it looks to get more riders on its network and strengthen ....

21 January, 2017

Bike taxi app Rapido adds pooling to its offerings

Disha Sharma & Varun Arora

In its bid to improve unit economics, bike taxi app Rapido has added bike-pooling to its offerings. The startup will now offer ....

12 December, 2016

Baxi ties up with Suzuki, Bajaj and Faircent, aims to add 10,000 bikes

Dearton Thomas Hector

Gurgaon-based 74 BC Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs on-demand motorcycle taxi service Baxi, plans to add 10,000 two-wheelers ....

6 October, 2016

Ola, Uber, bike-taxi startups seek clarity in norms, easy licensing rules

Dearton Thomas Hector

Cab-hailing startups Ola and Uber as well as a number of bike-taxi startups on Thursday sought greater clarity on regulations ....

22 September, 2016
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Exclusive: Road ministry calls meeting with Ola, Uber, bike-taxi startups

Dearton Thomas Hector

In a bid to resolve regulatory hurdles that hinder the operations of taxi aggregators in India, the ministry of road transport ....

21 September, 2016

Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob shuts down

Dearton Thomas Hector

Hey Bob, Bengaluru's first bike taxi startup, has shut down after failing to raise fresh funding. "Yes, it has shut down," co-founder ....

15 September, 2016

Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob halts operations on fund crunch

Dearton Thomas Hector

Hey Bob, Bengaluru's first bike taxi firm, has suspended operations barely a year after launching its services due to a shortage ....

7 September, 2016

Riding pillion, the bike taxi way

Priya Prasad

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 ....

15 February, 2016
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Two-wheeler taxi service Baxi raises seed funding worth $1.4M

Disha Sharma

Yet-to-be-launched startup Baxi, which runs a bike-ride hailing service, has raised Rs 10 crore (around $1.4 million) in a seed ....

30 November, 2015