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Ola raises $50M at a $4.3B valuation from two Chinese funds

Ola, the arch-rival of Uber in India, has raised $50 million at a valuation of about $4.3 billion from Sailing Capital, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm, and the China-Eurasian Economic Cooperati

India’s Uber rival Ola is headed to Europe with ride-hailing launch in the UK

The UK is getting a new alternative to Uber after India-based ride-hailing company Ola announced plans to expand to the country, which will become its first market in Europe. Ola was founded in 2010 a

Uber’s Indian rival Ola is aiming for an IPO in 3-4 years

Ola, Uber’s chief rival in India, is planning to go public potentially as soon as in three years time, according to its CEO. Co-founder and chief executive officer Bhavish Aggarwal told the aud

China’s Didi Chuxing continues its international expansion with Australia launch

Didi Chuxing, China’s dominant ride-hailing company, is continuing its international expansion after it announced plans to launch in Australia this month. The company — which bought Uber&#

Uber bets on developing world growth with low-data Uber Lite

“The next hundreds of millions of riders for us are going to come from outside of the United States”, Uber’s head of rider experience Peter Deng tells me. The transportation giant al

Ola will add 10,000 electric rickshaws to its India fleet over the next year

Ola announced today that it will add 10,000 electric auto-rickshaws to its fleet in India over the next 12 months. The program, called “Mission: Electric,” is part of its ambitious plan to put one

Uber’s India rival Ola could add public transport services following latest acquisition

The rumors are true, India’s Uber rival/potential-future-M&A-buddy Ola has acquired transportation startup Ridlr in an undisclosed deal. Mint reported the imminent transaction last week, des

India’s Ola takes its Uber rivalry to Australia with launch in Sydney

Ola, Uber’s key rival in India, has taken its first step overseas after its service officially went live in Australia via a launch in Sydney. The company announced its plans to go Down Under at

Uber is piloting a bike-sharing service with JUMP

Uber is launching a bike-sharing service next week in partnership with JUMP, a startup that recently received the first and only permit to operate dockless bike-sharing in San Francisco. JUMP’s

Uber’s India rival Ola is expanding to Australia in first overseas move

2018 is the year for ride-hailing expansions. Fresh from China’s Didi moving into Brazil and Taiwan, Ola in India is taking the first steps to move into the Australian market which expands its r

Uber rival Ola buys Foodpanda India to get into food deliveries

Ola, the Uber rival in India, is entering the food delivery space after it announced a deal to acquire Foodpanda’s India business from its parent company DeliveryHero. The deal will see Ola scoo

Uber’s Indian rival Ola begins offering a bicycle-sharing service

Ola, the company battling Uber in India, has turned to pedal power after it introduced a bike-sharing service. China’s Didi Chuxing and Grab in Southeast Asia have invested in bike-sharing compa

India’s Uber rival Ola to license connected car platform to vehicle makers worldwide

Ride-sharing companies the world over are branching out to go beyond just handling your car trips. In recent weeks we’ve seen Uber, the pioneer of the genre, announced its own Visa card while 

Ola raises $1.1B led by Tencent to fuel battle with Uber in India

It’s been a long while coming but Uber’s chief rival in India is finally raising a big round, and joining the billion-dollar round club at the same time. Ola today announced that it has cl

Uber’s newest service in India lets customers book a car for multiple trips

Uber is introducing hire cars in a new pilot program in India. That’s hire cars staffed with a driver who handles multiple journeys, not hire cars that require customers to drive themselves. T

India’s Uber rival Ola hires a new COO

Ola, the ride-sharing service that rivals Uber in India, has hired a new COO.

Ola, Uber’s rival in India, launches an in-car entertainment platform for passengers

Ola, Uber's main rival in India, has launched a connected car entertainment platform for its vehicles.

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Ola confirms it has shut down TaxiForSure, the rival it acquired for $200M

Ola, the company battling Uber in India, has confirmed today that it has shut down TaxiForSure, a rival it acquired for $200 million last year, after it integrated its services.

After China, India looms as Uber’s next battleground

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