Bhavish Aggarwal

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

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
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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

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
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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
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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

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