Articles about Bhavish Aggarwal

24 Oct 2022

Ola Electric
Bhavish Aggarwal responds to toxic work culture allegations at Ola

Bhavish Aggarwal has one answer for those who are calling the workplace culture at Ola Electric toxic - "we're not here to have a nice, easy time."

13 Sep 2021

Ola Electric's Futurefactory to be run by 10,000+ women

Indian electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Ola Electric's Chairman and Group CEO, Bhavish Aggarwal, has announced that the company's EV manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu will be run entirely by women.

27 May 2020

Ola Electric acquires Etergo to launch e-scooters in India

Ola Electric Mobility, the EV unit spun out of ride-hailing giant Ola, has acquired Dutch electric scooter manufacturer Etergo.

20 May 2020

Ola lays off 1,400 employees due to COVID-19 pandemic

Following the footsteps of Uber, Zomato, and Swiggy, ride-hailing giant Ola has also announced the plan to conduct a mass lay-off, affecting around 1,400 of its employees.

03 Jul 2019

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

18 Dec 2018

Scooter-sharing platform Vogo raises $100mn from Ola

Bengaluru-based dockless scooter renting platform Vogo has raised a whopping $100mn from Indian ride-hailing giants Ola.

11 Oct 2018

Sachin Bansal
Reportedly, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal to invest $100mn in Ola

In what could mark the largest personal investment in the Indian internet space, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal is reportedly in the process of finalizing a whopping $100mn (around Rs. 740cr) investment in ride-hailing start-up Ola Cabs.

07 Aug 2018

Ola expands to the UK to fight Uber internationally

Not to be outdone or intimidated by international ride-hailing giant Uber, Ola has decided to take the fight beyond India, its home-ground, to Europe.

08 Jun 2018

Ola: Began its journey in 1BHK, now worth Rs. 32,500cr

India's largest cab-hailing start-up Ola started its journey eight years back in 2010 from a 1BHK Mumbai apartment as its first office.

07 Jun 2018

7 start-ups that are currently hiring in Bengaluru

The tech capital of India, Bengaluru, is home to some of India's best companies to work for.

20 Apr 2018

Deepika Padukone
Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal joins Padukone, Kohli, Nadella in TIME 100

A Bollywood star, an Indian cricketer, and an Indian-origin tech giant CEO feature in this year's TIME 100 list- an "annual list of the world's most influential people...whose time, in our estimation, is now."

17 Apr 2018

Ola to launch 10,000 e-rickshaws in India within 12 months

Ride hailing service Ola has announced it would add 10,000 e-rickshaws to its platform over the next 12 months.

Ola acquires Ridlr to digitize public transportation

Indian cab-hailing company Ola has acquired Mumbai-based end-to-end public transport ticketing and commuting start-up Ridlr for enabling digitization of public transport and mass transit integration.

13 Feb 2018

Now book an Ola cab on Hike Messenger!

Hike Messenger has announced a partnership with cab-booking app Ola. With this, Hike users will now be able to use Ola on the messenger itself.

04 May 2017

Ola raises $104 million in funds

Cab aggregator Ola has raised $104 million (Rs. 670 crore) in funding from Falcon Edge and Ratan Tata's RNT Capital Advisers.

14 Apr 2017

Ola raises Rs. 1,675cr from SoftBank in down round

Ola has raised Rs. 1,675cr in fresh funding from Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Corp in its down round, which was closed last December.

28 Mar 2017

Ola cabs to introduce fully electric taxis

ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Ola Cabs' parent company, is set to introduce fully electric cars as Ola cabs on a pilot basis across major Indian cities within three months.

26 Nov 2016

Ola seeking investment at 40% lower valuation

India's Ola is gearing up to raise funds at a critically reduced valuation of approximately $3 billion.

29 Oct 2016

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal eyes lobby group for start-ups

Flipkart's co-founder Sachin Bansal is eyeing the possibility of creating a lobby group for start-ups across the country.

18 Nov 2015

Ola reaches $5 billion valuation with fresh $500 million

Ola has raised $500 million in funding and is now valued at $5 billion.

3 Jul 2015

Ratan Tata joins Ola as its newest investor

Marking his 10th investment in the year, Ratan Tata has now invested in the online taxi booking service Ola.