Reliance buys Haptik, Airbnb backs OYO as dealmaking in April takes off with a bang

Kavya Kothiyal

Startup funding in the second quarter of the current calendar year opened on a strong note with as many as 17 companies raising ....

5 April, 2019

Hyperlocal startup Baxi Fresh raises bridge funding from angels

Payal Ganguly

Three months after pivoting from a bike taxi service to a hyperlocal delivery platform, Gurugram-based Baxi Fresh (earlier Baxi) ....

1 April, 2019
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Bike taxi startup Rapido tanks up with Series A money

Kavya Kothiyal

Bike taxi startup Rapido has raised $10 million (Rs 71 crore) in a Series A funding round led by Hong Kong-based multi-strategy ....

25 January, 2019

Baxi pivots to hyperlocal delivery as bike taxi biz turns unviable

Binu Paul

Gurugram-based startup Baxi has pivoted from employing full-time bike taxi riders to hyperlocal delivery of milk and other daily ....

26 December, 2018

Can bike taxi startups ride their way to growth?

Binu Paul

This is the final of a three-part series that analyses India’s transport aggregation sector. You can read the previous parts here and ....

4 October, 2018

Can transport aggregation services scale beyond cabs?

Binu Paul

This is the first of a three-part series that analyses India's transport aggregation sector. In India, cab aggregators ....

20 September, 2018
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Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Baxi raises funds, floats delivery app with Patanjali

Dearton Thomas Hector

Gurugram-based bike taxi startup Baxi has raised an undisclosed amount of fresh funding from multiple investors, a top executive ....

20 July, 2018

Exclusive: Bike taxi firm Rapido buys motorcycle-sharing startup Getbike

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based bike taxi startup Rapido has acquired Hyderabad-headquartered motorcycle-sharing startup Getbike to enter the ....

23 May, 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

Bike taxi operator Rapido rebrands rider app to ramp up network

Binu Paul

Bike taxi operator Rapido has rebranded its rider app to Rapido Captain as it looks to get more riders on its network and strengthen ....

21 January, 2017
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Bike taxi app Rapido adds pooling to its offerings

Disha Sharma & Varun Arora

In its bid to improve unit economics, bike taxi app Rapido has added bike-pooling to its offerings. The startup will now offer ....

12 December, 2016

Baxi ties up with Suzuki, Bajaj and Faircent, aims to add 10,000 bikes

Dearton Thomas Hector

Gurgaon-based 74 BC Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs on-demand motorcycle taxi service Baxi, plans to add 10,000 two-wheelers ....

6 October, 2016

Ola, Uber, bike-taxi startups seek clarity in norms, easy licensing rules

Dearton Thomas Hector

Cab-hailing startups Ola and Uber as well as a number of bike-taxi startups on Thursday sought greater clarity on regulations ....

22 September, 2016

Exclusive: Road ministry calls meeting with Ola, Uber, bike-taxi startups

Dearton Thomas Hector

In a bid to resolve regulatory hurdles that hinder the operations of taxi aggregators in India, the ministry of road transport ....

21 September, 2016

Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob shuts down

Dearton Thomas Hector

Hey Bob, Bengaluru's first bike taxi startup, has shut down after failing to raise fresh funding. "Yes, it has shut down," co-founder ....

15 September, 2016

Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob halts operations on fund crunch

Dearton Thomas Hector

Hey Bob, Bengaluru's first bike taxi firm, has suspended operations barely a year after launching its services due to a shortage ....

7 September, 2016

Riding pillion, the bike taxi way

Priya Prasad

After cab hailing apps, it is the turn of bike taxis to disrupt the local transport system in India's big cities. The last two ....

15 February, 2016

Two-wheeler taxi service Baxi raises seed funding worth $1.4M

Disha Sharma

Yet-to-be-launched startup Baxi, which runs a bike-ride hailing service, has raised Rs 10 crore (around $1.4 million) in a seed ....

30 November, 2015