Founders & CEO – OlaCabs
Bhavish Aggarwal is one of the founders and CEO of OlaCabs, commonly known as Ola which is a mobile app for personal transportation in India. Ola started as an online cab aggregator in Mumbai, and is now based in Bangalore, is among the fastest growing businesses in India.
By 2014, the company has expanded to a network of more than 2,00,000 cars across 85 cities. In November 2014, Ola expanded to incorporate autos on-trial basis in Bangalore. Post the trial phase, Ola Auto expanded to other cities like Delhi, Pune and Chennai. Starting the research since December 2014, Ola was valued at $5 billion as of September 2015.
1. In cooperation with Avanti Learning Centre, drivers who are associated with Ola can get their children studying in the ninth and tenth standard to the learning centre and avail free education.
2. Also, Ola Gurukul will start off with a batch of 500 students in Mumbai. The initiative will be extended to provide free stationary, books and other apparatus for the top performing students. The student’s program will be held after school so that they save on tuition classes costs. Believing in the philosophy, that money shouldn’t pay any hinderance when pursuing education, Mr. Aggarwal leaves no stone unturned to aid the needy.