Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati Bio (Wiki) of OLA Cabs


Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati are the new darlings of Indian internet industry. Ola Cabs founders Ankit Bhati, 28, and Bhavish Aggarwal, 29, are also the youngest super-rich Indians. With their personal wealth is estimated at Rs 2,385 crore each in 2015.Ankit Bhati and Bhavish Aggarwal are the inspiration for millions of youth. The Olacabs is one of the fastest growing startups in India.

Bhavish Aggarwal is the public face of Ola Cabs. He manages customer and partner relations. while Ankit Bhati looks after technical aspects of the company.

Both, Aggarwal and Bhati believes that Ola Cabs is not only providing customers a reliable and technology-based cab services, but it also helping thousand of drivers across the cities of India in becoming entrepreneurs.

Both, Bhavish and Ankit, believes in cultivating an entrepreneurial culture among the drivers of different cities. It tie-up with loan financers and car manufacturers that help drivers to buy new cars at discounted rates.

                                   ANKIT BHATI (left) AND BHAVISH AGGARWAL (right)

FOUNDER’S EARLY CAREER (Bhavish Aggarwal Career)

Bhavish Aggarwal was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. He was graduated from IIT Bombay (IIT-B) with an engineering degree in Computer Science and he also worked with Microsoft Research, Bangalore, India for 2 years. He always wants to start something of his own and in trying to chase his entrepreneurship dreams he started an online holiday and tour planning service, but only for a short period.

Ankit Bhati was graduated in Mechanical Engineering and post-graduate in CAD and Automation from IIT Bombay.Before starting Olacabs, he worked in a number of start-ups companies like QED42, Make sense and Wilcom, before joining OlaCabs.


Bhavish always used cabs and he had some unpleasant experiences in the past. This set him to think about using technology to solve out the issues in the cab services and he saw potential in cab booking service business.

In December 2010, Bhavish was joined by his co-founder Ankit Bhati and they founded Ola Cabs in December 2010. Today, OlaCabs is also known as Ola. Ola Cabs headquarter is in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Ola is a mainly a mobile app for personal transportation in India. OlaCabs is on of the fastest growing startups in India.

The Ola has 2, 50,000 vehicles on its platform across 100 cities of India, by 2015. It runs its services in metro cities with name Ola Cabs Delhi, Ola Cabs Chennai, Ola Bangalore, Ola Cabs Pune, Ola Cabs Mumbai, Ola Cabs Hyderabad etc.

Ola had also expanded its business in auto transportation. It started auto services on the trial basis in Bengaluru, in 2014. Ola Auto expanded its services in cities like Delhi, Pune, Chennai.

Ola Cabs bought TaxiForSure in March 2015 for about $200 million. Ola Cabs value is $ 5 billion in September 2015.

Ola Cabs received funding from various companies like Tiger Global Management, Matrix Partners, Steadview Capital, Sequoia Capital, SoftBank Internet and Media Inc.

Ola Cabs had tied up with Avanti Learning Centres. The drivers which are associated with Ola Cabs can get their children studying in class 9th and 10th to the learning centers and avail free education.

Ola Gurukul will also start a batch in Mumbai, to provide free stationery, books and other necessary things for the top performing students.

Now, Ola is also planning to introduce Ola Motorcycles taxis.


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