Bhavish Aggarwal

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
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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
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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
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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

Ola names Pepsi veteran Vishal Kaul COO

Manu P Toms

Cab-hailing service Ola said on Monday it has appointed Vishal Kaul as chief operating officer in place of Pranay Jivrajka, who ....

23 January, 2017

Ola ropes in former SABMiller exec as CEO of leasing arm

Shruti Jain

Cab-hailing service Ola has appointed Shalabh Seth as chief executive of Ola Fleet Technologies, a wholly owned leasing subsidiary, ....

11 January, 2017

Exclusive: Ola's head of luxury cab business quits

Manu P Toms

It turns out that Ola's head of new initiatives Sundeep Sahni's wasn't the only senior-level exit from the company last week. ....

2 January, 2017

Exclusive: Sundeep Sahni quits as Ola's head of new initiatives

Manu P Toms

Cab hailing service Ola's vice president new initiatives Sundeep Sahni has quit the company, two people with direct knowledge ....

29 December, 2016

Amazon to go all out in 2017, up India investments

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amazon is planning to ramp up its investment in India in the new year as it continues to take on home-grown e-commerce players ....

22 December, 2016

Should the government pay heed to Flipkart's & Ola's call for protection?

Binu Paul & Dearton Thomas Hector

A nationalistic fervour has taken over the Indian startup world with two of the largest homegrown consumer internet companies ....

8 December, 2016

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal and Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal take potshots at 'non-Indian' firms

Dearton Thomas Hector

As the country's internet and mobile economy is booming in a battle for ideas and capital, Indian founders of startups are increasingly ....

7 December, 2016

Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal again takes a potshot at Uber

Binu Paul

Winning in a competitive market is as much about making tactical pronouncements at opportune moments as it is about making the ....

23 November, 2016

Ola Play to let users stream content from car's console

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amidst a fierce battle with Uber for dominance in the Indian online cab hailing market, Ola said on Tuesday it would launch a ....

22 November, 2016

Tea e-tailer The Kettlery gets seed funding from shooter Abhinav Bindra, Franchise India

Dearton Thomas Hector

Ahmedabad-based specialty tea startup The Kettlery has raised seed funding from shooter and investor Abhinav Bindra's fund Shooting ....

26 October, 2016