Articles about Bhavish Aggarwal
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
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
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.
03 Apr 2018
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.