Amazon may launch food delivery biz through Prime Now; Suvidhaa to foray into ecommerce

Team TC

Ecommerce giant Amazon might use Prime Now to deliver groceries.  Shapoorji Pallonji-backed fintech platform Suvidhaa is ....

19 August, 2019

Herocorp, Micromax, others back electric cab-hailing platform Blu Smart

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ahmedabad- and Gurugram-based Blu Smart, which operates intra-city electric cab aggregation platform, has raised $2.2 million ....

16 August, 2019
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Ola acqui-hires Pikup.ai; to focus on deep tech solutions for mobility

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based ride-hailing platform Ola, owned by ANI Technologies, has acqui-hired Pikup.ai, an artificial intelligence (AI) ....

13 August, 2019

Cab aggregators face regulatory music, CCI rules in favour of OYO

Payal Ganguly

Tough norms are likely to be implemented by the central government to check ride-hailing firms. Competition Commission says OYO ....

2 August, 2019

Ola expands Australia ops with services in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast

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Bengaluru-based ride-hailing platform Ola is expanding its presence in Australia by launching services in Queensland’s Sunshine ....

2 August, 2019

Supreme Court wants centre to regulate Uber, Ola

Payal Ganguly

The Supreme Court has asked the central government to frame laws governing taxi aggregators like Ola and Uber to ensure the safety ....

1 August, 2019
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Amazon India plans to acquire UberEats’ local unit; Paytm Money to get Rs 250 cr

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Retail giant Amazon’s India arm now wants to deliver food as it is planning to buy UberEats’ local unit. Paytm Money ....

29 July, 2019

Exclusive: Falcon Edge-backed mobility startup Bounce in talks to raise $50 mn for EV push

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt Ltd, the Bengaluru-based company that operates dockless urban mobility platform Bounce, is lining ....

8 July, 2019

Ola receives licence to launch in London

Payal Ganguly

Ride-hailing service Ola, owned by ANI Technologies, has been granted a private hire vehicle (PHV) operator licence to operate ....

5 July, 2019

Ola’s electric mobility arm raises $250 mn from SoftBank, valuation triples

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ola Electric Mobility Pvt. Ltd, a unit of cab-hailing major Ola, has raised $250 million (Rs 1,725.04 crore) from SoftBank. According ....

2 July, 2019
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SME accountant KhataBook may raise $20 mn; data platform Atlan gets $2.6 mn: Reports

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based KhataBook, which helps users to manage business and personal ledgers on mobile phones, is in talks to raise $20 ....

2 July, 2019

Ola, Uber told to stop ride-pooling in Bengaluru; Paytm Mall controls cash burn

Om Athavale

The transport commissioner of Karnataka has ordered cab aggregators Ola and Uber to immediately withdraw their ride-pooling feature, ....

1 July, 2019

Ola to open tech centre in San Francisco Bay Area in push for electric, autonomous mobility

Payal Ganguly

Homegrown ride-hailing company Ola has said that it will set up its first technology centre in the San Francisco Bay Area, which ....

14 June, 2019

Ola's electric mobility arm appoints former Vodafone Group CEO Arun Sarin on board

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The electric vehicles arm of homegrown ride-hailing firm Ola on Tuesday announced the appointment of former Vodafone Group Plc ....

28 May, 2019

Ola-owned Foodpanda pivots to cloud kitchens

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Foodpanda India, the food-technology firm owned by homegrown ride-hailing unicorn Ola, has announced a pivot from delivery services ....

22 May, 2019

Former HealthifyMe, Ola execs target teens with new consumer startup TagZ Foods

Kavya Kothiyal

HealthifyMe executives Sagar Bhalotia and Anish Basu Roy have co-founded a consumer firm targeting teens and kids called TagZ ....

21 May, 2019

How Uber’s India tech centres have become a breeding ground for innovation

Anand J

US-headquartered Uber will soon make its cab-hailing app available in Indian languages amid efforts to rack up another billion ....

21 May, 2019

Ola rolls out credit card in partnership with SBI

Om Athavale

Cab-hailing firm Ola, via its payments arm Ola Money, has launched a credit card in partnership with public sector lender the ....

15 May, 2019

Inside Habitro Labs’ aggregation economics to become the Ola of home automation

Kavya Kothiyal

You would think that a home automation company would bestow its highest honour on manufacturing, by cranking out wise-guy IoT ....

13 May, 2019

Uber ties up with Yulu to offer e-bikes in Bengaluru

Om Athavale

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has tied up with micro-mobility platform service Yulu to offer electric bikes to users ....

10 May, 2019

Breaking: Hyundai, Kia Motors lead $351 mn round in Ola at $6.2 bn valuation

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru based ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates ride hailing service Ola, has raised $351.50 million (Rs 2469.80 crore ....

10 May, 2019