Redefining Mobility for Billions

Founded in 2011 by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, Ola is one of the world’s largest ride-sharing companies. Ola integrates city transportation for customers and driver-partners onto a mobile technology platform ensuring convenient, transparent, and quick service fulfilment. Ola is focused on leveraging the best of technology and building innovative solutions ground-up, that are relevant at global scale.

Notably, in 2016, Ola Play the world’s first connected car platform for ride-sharing was launched, transforming commuting experiences and setting the tone for global innovation in this space. Beyond offering a highly personal experience for users during their rides, Ola Play also allows its partners like Microsoft, Apple Music, Sony Liv amongst others, to build a high quality interactive and productive experience for its users. Using the Ola mobile app, users across 110+ cities, can connect with over 1,000,000 driver-partners across cabs, auto-rickshaws, and taxis. Driven by a hyperlocal approach, Ola is committed to its mission of building mobility for a billion people.

9,00,000

Vehicles serving millions of customers everyday

110+

Cities serviced by the Ola fleet to get you to your destination on time, every time

10,00,000

A million empowered entrepreneurs as driver-partners on the platform

6000+

Employees work tirelessly to provide you with the best in technology and service

The duo behind Ola

Bhavish Aggarwal

Bhavish is the Co-Founder & CEO of Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-sharing platforms and India’s most popular mobile app for transportation. With the mission of building mobility for a billion people, he started Ola (formerly OlaCabs) in 2010 with Ankit Bhati, a fellow alumnus from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, the country’s premier institution for technology and science.

Before Ola, Bhavish worked with Microsoft Research for two years, filing two patents alongside having three papers published in international academic journals. True to his belief of the need to have on-demand consumer transportation as a service, Bhavish doesn't own a car himself and vows that he never will!

Ankit Bhati

Ankit is the Co-Founder & CTO of Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-sharing platforms and India’s most popular mobile app for transportation. With the mission of building mobility for a billion people, he started Ola (formerly OlaCabs) in 2010 with Bhavish, a fellow alumnus from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, the country’s premier institution for technology and science.

At Ola, Ankit leads product, engineering, and data sciences, ensuring a strong back-end system that powers the experience of riders and driver partners alike. Scaling Ola in a short span of time, he has played a lead role in pioneering technologies such as mapping innovations, the world’s first connected car platform - Ola Play, and offline bookings that made Ola accessible for a large segment of the population.