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  • Ola founding partner Pranay Jivarajka’s venture wants to normalise conversations around sexual wellness  Sep 14, 2022 11:50 AM IST

    Ola founding partner Pranay Jivarajka’s venture wants to normalise conversations around sexual wellness 

    Allo Health is a digital health clinic seeking to normalise sexual wellness by breaking the taboo and shame attached to it through personalised and discreet healthcare. It claims to provide holistic, end-to-end, accessible solutions to everything under the sexual wellness spectrum

  • 75 start-ups that are firming up India’s position in the global digital economy Aug 31, 2022 07:53 PM IST

    75 start-ups that are firming up India’s position in the global digital economy

    From 471 in 2016 to 72,993 start-ups as on June 30, 2022, India registered a whopping rise of 15,400 percent in the number of startups in six years, according to Ministry of Commerce and Industry. From tea to taking payloads into space, beauty, accommodation, UX-UI, fintech, clean tech, and agritech, the Indian start-up ecosystem has 100 unicorns and still growing. Here’s a look at some start-ups that are playing a role in boosting the country’s share and innovation prowess in the global digital economy.

  • SoftBank-backed Ola kicks off cost-cutting exercise, may lay off 400-500 staff Jul 05, 2022 04:52 PM IST

    SoftBank-backed Ola kicks off cost-cutting exercise, may lay off 400-500 staff

    The move to undertake layoffs also comes days after Ola decided to shut down Ola Dash, its quick commerce business, and also recast its cars business to focus more on strengthening its electric division.

  • Ola shuts down used car business Ola Cars and quick commerce segment Ola Dash Jun 25, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    Ola shuts down used car business Ola Cars and quick commerce segment Ola Dash

    In an official statement, Ola said that it has shut down Ola Dash, its quick commerce business, and will be recasting its cars business to focus more on strengthening its electric division.

  • ‘Avoid Ola cabs’: Man’s warning after collection agents confiscate car, leave family stranded May 18, 2022 01:42 PM IST

    ‘Avoid Ola cabs’: Man’s warning after collection agents confiscate car, leave family stranded

    For one family, an outstation trip in an Ola cab ended on a sour note after they were left “abandoned” on the highway.

  • Ola CEO's ice-cream date with wife was a test of electric scooter's navigation Apr 19, 2022 04:52 PM IST

    Ola CEO's ice-cream date with wife was a test of electric scooter's navigation

    Bhavish Aggarwal also tweeted a video of the scooter’s navigation system replete with several other key features that he asked his followers to spot.

  • Ola's '8 missed calls from mom' marketing stunt infuriates Twitter Mar 10, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    Ola's '8 missed calls from mom' marketing stunt infuriates Twitter

    A LinkedIn user shared his unpleasant experience saying the marketing gimmick was in poor taste especially for people like him who had recently lost their mothers.

  • Not all scooters dispatched have been delivered to customers yet: Ola Electric CMO Varun Dubey Jan 07, 2022 07:03 PM IST

    Not all scooters dispatched have been delivered to customers yet: Ola Electric CMO Varun Dubey

    In an interview with CNBC TV18, Ola Electric’s Chief Marketing Officer Varun Dubey addressed some of the burning questions that customers have been asking all along

  • EXCLUSIVE: Ola co-founder Ankit Bhati launches new startup Amnic with former colleagues, ropes in Sequoia as investor Jan 07, 2022 02:53 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE: Ola co-founder Ankit Bhati launches new startup Amnic with former colleagues, ropes in Sequoia as investor

    The newly minted startup Amnic will operate in the DevOps (software development and IT operations) toolchain space, where it will help businesses maintain a software development pipeline and make the process easier.

  • Ola's HR chief Rohit Munjal leaves, Balachandar N takes charge as Chief People Officer of group Nov 24, 2021 07:50 PM IST

    Ola's HR chief Rohit Munjal leaves, Balachandar N takes charge as Chief People Officer of group

    Munjal joined ANI Technologies, the parent company of Ola in March 2015, prior to which he was with GE Healthcare. At the same time, Balachandar N, joined Ola Electric in May 2021, after a nine-year stint as Group Director-HR of the Cafe Coffee Day group.

  • Ola electric scooter: how to book, key features & expected range Jul 16, 2021 10:15 PM IST

    Ola electric scooter: how to book, key features & expected range

    Ola Electric has opened reservations for its electric scooter, and said that customers can reserve their Ola Scooter for a refundable deposit of Rs 499. The pricing of the scooter is yet to be revealed along with specifications. However, teasers from Ola Electric have confirmed a few 'best in segment' features in the soon-to-be-launched scooter. Here is a peak at what’s in store.

  • Ola exodus continues, 6 top executives leave international operations Oct 21, 2019 10:56 AM IST

    Ola exodus continues, 6 top executives leave international operations

    Six senior executives of the Uber rival have resigned from in the UK, Australia and New Zealand

  • Ola, Haryana govt sign pact to create 35,000 jobs Jul 15, 2018 07:21 PM IST

    Ola, Haryana govt sign pact to create 35,000 jobs

    An Ola spokesperson said a part of these opportunities would be aimed towards development of the driver-partner ecosystem in Haryana.

  • People are booking an Ola cab from India to North Korea, China & the US - and their ride is on the way Mar 20, 2018 05:16 PM IST

    People are booking an Ola cab from India to North Korea, China & the US - and their ride is on the way

    This is possible because of a glitch in the Ola Cabs app

  • Hungry Kya? Ola may race again with Uber Eats to deliver that pizza at your doorstep Dec 15, 2017 04:38 PM IST

    Hungry Kya? Ola may race again with Uber Eats to deliver that pizza at your doorstep

    Ola had earlier shut down its food delivery venture Ola Cafe after it faced stiff competition from other food delivery companies such as Swiggy, Tinyowl, and Zomato

  • Woman harassed inside Ola cab by driver in Bengaluru Dec 06, 2017 06:26 PM IST

    Woman harassed inside Ola cab by driver in Bengaluru

    The incident took place on Sunday night when the 23 year old woman, who works as a fashion stylist took the cab to travel from Indiranagar to BTM layout

  • SoftBank plans to up stake in Ola Cabs to 60%, eyes Tiger Global's share May 26, 2017 07:54 PM IST

    SoftBank plans to up stake in Ola Cabs to 60%, eyes Tiger Global's share

    SoftBank is in talks with Tiger Global for its 20 percent stake for an estimated valuation of USD 650-700 million, sources said.

  • Meet Ola‘s first employee, who is now driving company's strategy against Uber Apr 28, 2017 03:41 PM IST

    Meet Ola‘s first employee, who is now driving company's strategy against Uber

    Jivrajka worked as the one-man call centre for the company which provided outstation rentals through phone and a basic website

  • TMT-focused investment bank Raine plans India expansion Apr 05, 2017 12:52 PM IST

    TMT-focused investment bank Raine plans India expansion

    The merchant bank - which focuses on technology, media and telecommunications - has hired former UBS banker Gaurav Mehta to head its India business as managing director, it said in a statement.

  • India Business Leader Awards: RC Bhargava, Arundhati Bhattacharya, YC Deveshwar, among winners Mar 21, 2017 05:34 PM IST

    India Business Leader Awards: RC Bhargava, Arundhati Bhattacharya, YC Deveshwar, among winners

    CNBC-TV18 will felicitate the leaders who have led the country’s glorious journey from the front, in the 12th edition of CNBC-TV18's India Business Leader Awards (IBLA) on March 23. The business leadership awards recognise leaders who create and sustain entrepreneurial initiatives, develop best practices and carve out powerful businesses in the global economy.

  • Fund influx for Paytm from investor Alibaba turns Mobikwik sour Dec 13, 2016 08:32 PM IST

    Fund influx for Paytm from investor Alibaba turns Mobikwik sour

    Indian start-ups are going on a warpath against their multi-national rivals. While taxi sharing platforms Ola and Meru have launched an attack on Uber asking the government to curb "capital dumping" from foreign players, e-wallet firm Mobikwik has launched a blistering attack on its rival Paytm which is funded by China's Alibaba.

  • Ola teams up with SBI, PNB for setting up mobile ATMs Nov 27, 2016 02:00 PM IST

    Ola teams up with SBI, PNB for setting up mobile ATMs

    With banks and ATMs not being able to cope with the rush for access to lower denomination or new currency after old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes were banned, cash dispensing through swipe of debit cards at POS machines was introduced at around 3,700 petrol pumps.

  • After Uber, Jugnoo accuses Ola of unethical practices Mar 23, 2016 09:52 PM IST

    After Uber, Jugnoo accuses Ola of unethical practices

    After taxi aggregator Uber, auto-booking app Jugnoo has also alleged Ola of using "unethical practices to sabotage" its business.

  • Uber cuts fare in Chennai by 25%, in Kolkata by 22% Feb 05, 2016 06:02 PM IST

    Uber cuts fare in Chennai by 25%, in Kolkata by 22%

    As per the revised tariff, UberGO in Chennai would cost Rs 6 per km versus Rs 8 earlier, while UberX (Sedan) fares would be Rs 7 per km, compared to Rs 9 earlier. In Kolkata, uberGO fares have also been reduced to Rs 7 per km from Rs 9.

  • Hope to grow Ola bigger than Infosys, says new CFO Rajiv Bansal Jan 01, 2016 12:00 AM IST

    Hope to grow Ola bigger than Infosys, says new CFO Rajiv Bansal

    Rajiv Bansal, one of the most influential people in the technology space and the new CFO of Ola Cabs says, IPO is not as much the objective as being IPO-ready is.

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