Startup investors writing more $100 million cheques this year
With the rush of capital and new types of investors coming in, venture capitalists said the time taken for startups to grow their business and rack up $100 million in funding has also shrunk over the past few years.
Base year depends on global, national economic situation, data availability: Rao Inderjit Singh
As per the United Nations System of National ...
Late-stage Indian startups bulk up its boards with independent hands
Oyo, Ola, Freshworks, Flipkart and Paytm are mong leading home-grown tec...
Ola plans to slash jobs ahead of IPO
Valued at around $6 billion, Ola plans to go public in around two to three years and being profitable before filing for an IPO is a desirable situation.
Ola to launch operations in London soon
"Ola has begun registering licenced drivers in London as it prepares to launch operations in the city...With this, over 50,000 licensed drivers will be able to join Ola and provide mobility services in London," a statement said.
After WeWork debacle, founders forced to chase profit, not just funds
The depleting market value of global startups has raised alarm bells about loss-making ventures and their business models. The focus, therefore, is growth with profitability, said founders and investors who attended The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence, 2019.
ET Awards 2019: Raspberry sorbet, kebab platter at the table; Goyal-Bajaj moment, Ola-Oyo bosses bond over Ladakh, dogs
There was a lot more on the plate - and on the minds - of the VIPs over dinner on a night of accolades.
Ola restructures operations, plans IPO amid staff downsizing
Ola is looking at listing on Indian bourses in the next 18-24 months, and profitability would be an important criteria for the process. Ola can get listed on the BSE and NSE either directly or via Securities and Exchange Board of India-regulated IGP for SMEs and startups.
Ola, Uber fees may be capped at 10% of total fare
This is the first time govt wants to regulate commission collected by such cos, which currently stands at 20%.
Ola moves financial unit out of parent ANI Technologies
Ola aims to raise capital separately for the independent entity and will pit it directly against larger rivals like Paytm, Google Pay, PhonePe. Short-term credit, mobile wallet, insurance and utility bill payments are some of the services housed under Ola Money.
The ‘Gemba’ way: Ola CEO talks about the Japanese word that can save start-ups from falling into a trap
Bhavish Aggarwal says this Japanese word is his biggest tool in managing scale.
View: SBI's card unit's IPO reflects the Mukesh Ambani factor
SBI Cards IPO could have boundless prospects, or become a victim of arrested development.
BSES Delhi discoms, Ola Electric to set up battery swap stations
The agreement, valid for a period of three years, is a first of its kind agreements in Delhi and is likely to hasten the adoption of EVs in the city.
Indian IT 4.0: Upping the ante on innovation
For long, India has been the destination for low-cost outsourced software services, but it’s not enough now.
Ola driving to colleges for hiring
The class of 2019 is likely to be awash with job offers from startups including Ola, Amazon, Flipkart, Meesho, and Bounce, with companies looking to rope in students adept at dealing with a fast-paced, agile environment.
Copyright © 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service