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SoftBank offers to invest $1 bn more in Ola: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Japanese internet conglomerate SoftBank may invest another $1 billion in homegrown cab-hailing major Ola, a report in a financial ....

4 December, 2018

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal may invest $100 mn in Ola

Dearton Thomas Hector

Richer after his exit from his first venture Flipkart, Sachin Bansal seems all set to make his biggest personal investment ever ....

11 October, 2018
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Why MakeMyTrip’s Deep Kalra is worried about the future of Indian startups

Binu Paul

MakeMyTrip chairman and group chief executive officer Deep Kalra has warned about a potential takeover of the Indian startup ecosystem ....

1 October, 2018

Ola’s new initiative uses AI to ensure customer safety

Kavya Kothiyal

Homegrown cab-hailing major Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, on Tuesday launched project Guardian, a real-time monitoring ....

25 September, 2018

Ola dials Naspers, Temasek and others for new investment round: Report

Payal Ganguly

ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which owns ride-hailing company Ola, is in discussions with South African internet conglomerate Naspers ....

24 September, 2018

Ola founders, Temasek to acquire 10% stake in ride-hailing firm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ola’s co-founders, along with Singapore’s state investment arm Temasek, are in the process of buying out a less than ....

7 September, 2018
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Two more senior executives quit cab aggregator Ola

Kavya Kothiyal

Cab-hailing firm Ola, run by Bengaluru-based ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has seen some more senior-level exits. Saikiran Krishnamurthy, ....

6 September, 2018

Aim to aid local startups but not looking at protectionism: IndiaTech CEO Kailasam

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

The debate around a ‘level-playing field’ for Indian startups intensified towards the end of 2016 when Flipkart co-founder ....

4 September, 2018

Ola hires former Google executive to head UK ops

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Days after announcing its foray into Britain, homegrown ride-hailing firm Ola on Monday announced the appointment of a managing ....

13 August, 2018

After India and Australia, Ola will now lock horns with Uber in UK

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown ride-hailing unicorn Ola announced on Tuesday that it will foray into a second international market by launching services ....

7 August, 2018
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Quikr, Paytm bosses top techpreneurs pay chart - who else got fat cheques?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Keshav Sunkara

Founders of India’s largest and best-funded internet and digital technology firms took home an average hike of 20% in gross ....

13 July, 2018

SoftBank-backed Ola hires former eBay Australia head to lead biz Down Under

Dearton Thomas Hector

Homegrown cab-hailing major Ola has appointed Simon Smith, the former chief executive of online retailer eBay Australia, as the ....

4 July, 2018

Uber India's support unit sees growth stagnate in FY17, profit up a tad

Dearton Thomas Hector

The key India unit of US-based ride-hailing app Uber saw its revenue growth flatten for the financial year ended March 2017. Mumbai-based ....

21 June, 2018

Ola lost Rs 4 for every rupee earned in revenue for FY17

Dearton Thomas Hector

Homegrown cab aggregator Ola more than doubled its revenue in the year through March 2017 but reported a wider loss as it continued ....

13 June, 2018

Ola unveils electric vehicle programme focusing on e-rickshaws, auto-rickshaws

Shweta Sharma

Homegrown cab-hailing major Ola has announced Mission Electric, a programme to launch 10,000 electric vehicles, most of them three-wheelers, ....

16 April, 2018

Lobby group Indiatech’s CEO quits over differences with promoters

Binu Paul

Indiatech.org, a lobby group launched by Indian internet unicorns Flipkart, Ola, and MakeMyTrip, suffered a setback as its chief ....

2 April, 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

Fintech startup Avail Finance raises $17 mn in Series A round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bangalore-based Goddard Technical Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates online lending platform Avail Finance, has raised $17.2 million ....

14 March, 2018

Exclusive: Ola to shut down bus unit Shuttle

Manu P Toms

Indian ride-hailing company Ola is completely shutting bus unit Ola Shuttle after scaling it down in several cities in recent ....

6 February, 2018

Ola goes global with Australia launch, takes on Uber

Manu P Toms

Amid heightened speculation over Ola and Uber collaborating in India, the homegrown ride-hailing unicorn has made its first overseas ....

30 January, 2018

Ola raises $330 mn in fresh round led by SoftBank: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based cab-hailing firm Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised $330 million (Rs 2,200 crore) in fresh funding ....

27 February, 2017