Bhavish Aggarwal

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Ola Electric acquires Etergo to launch e-scooters in India

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Scooter-sharing platform Vogo raises $100mn from Ola

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.

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

Ola expands to the UK to fight Uber internationally

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.

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

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.

7 start-ups that are currently hiring in Bengaluru

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.

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

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."

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

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

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.

Now book an Ola cab on Hike Messenger!

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.

Ola raises $104 million in funds

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.

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

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.

Ola cabs to introduce fully electric taxis

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.

Ola seeking investment at 40% lower valuation

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.

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

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.

Ola reaches $5 billion valuation with fresh $500 million

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.

Ratan Tata joins Ola as its newest investor

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.