India’s Gig-Economy Apps Are Fighting The Monsters They Made

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Why Startups Fail Even When They Don’t Face A Cash Crunch

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Foodpanda Has Bet On A Dead Startup To Revive Ola’s Food Delivery Dream

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Why Bansal May Get A Bigger Stake In Ola Than What $100 Mn Warrants

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Uber Hires A Cricket Superstar To Show India It’s Not Going Anywhere

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Why are Ola & Uber Drivers Angry in India

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Ola, Uber Strike Highlights Tough business Model Of Cab-Hailing Firms

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Ola To Buy Foodpanda: More Than Taking On UberEATS, It’s A Hyper Growth Strategy For Indian Co

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Ola Buys Foodpanda’s India Arm, To Pump $200 Mn Into Food-Delivery Biz

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This Is Uber’s Answer To Ola Play, Coming Soon To A Cab Near You

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Why Uber and Ola Drivers are Unlikely to Go on Another Strike Anytime Soon

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Ola’s Aggarwal, Bhati Lowest-Paid Unicorn Founders, Yet Raked In Millions

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Ola’s Cab-Leasing Arm Swings To A Loss In FY16

Ola Fleet Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the cab-leasing arm of taxi aggregator Ola, has posted a loss of Rs 13.3 crore for FY16 compared to a profit of Rs 3.9 crore the previous year, show filings with the Registrar of Companies…

How Start-Ups Die Plop!

Start-ups, the playfield of the young and the restless, have had a hard reality check. Sanchit Vir Gogia, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Knowledge Group, calls 2016 “a year of anxi­ety” for Indian start-ups, with “a much-needed mar­ket correction” that saw…

Indian Startups Should Focus On Sustainability, Stop Chasing Unicorn Tag

The next company that is being greenlighted to enter the prestigious Unicorn club of startups is Oyo Rooms, a SoftBank-backed budget hotel aggregator. On Oyo’s likelihood of becoming a unicorn, Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO, Greyhound Research, said…

Uber Drivers Are Just An Unhappy Lot In This Country

Uber’s desperate attempt to turn India into its next big market isn’t chugging along smoothly. On top of regulatory hurdles that Uber has faced in nearly every region it operates in, the company is struggling in "right-sizing" its business model…

Is it End Of Road For Ride-Sharing By Uber And Ola, Over Safety, Legality Debate?

Rideshare, which allows two or more people going in the same direction to use one cab, might be a good concept, but when did a good concept come in the way of law? It has in the case of cab…

With UberEATS, Is Uber Biting Off More Than It Can Chew?

Online food delivery is a tricky space for Indian startups, what with intense competition, wafer-thin margins and a funding drought that shows no signs of a let-up. So it was a bit of a surprise when San Francisco-based Uber, the…

Flashback 2016: Uber Sharpens Focus On India After Losing China Battle

Mid-way through the year, something unexpected happened with Uber – the largest startup in terms of valuation. It gave up in the world’s most populous country. In an apparent move to stop a bloodbath in terms of losses, US-based Uber…

Funds Dried Up And Valuations Fell: The Year That Was For Startups

The biggest change for technology startups came on November 8, when the government announced its decision to ban currency notes of Rs 500 and 1,000. Suddenly technology became a large driver for commerce. While retail sales in pockets dropped up…

The New Era Of Startups

The startup ecosystem has become a hot topic for all and sundry. They have taken off and matured because of various factors such as availability of funding, consolidation activities by a number of firms, evolving technology space and a burgeoning…

SoftBank Group Writes Down $555 Million In Ola, Snapdeal Investments

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. has written down as much as 58.1 billion yen ($555 million) in two of its biggest investments in India, cab-hailing firm Ola (ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd) and e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal (Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd), the company…