The red flags lining the road to the Ola Electric IPO

As the EV maker preps to approach the public markets, investors would do well to buckle up for a bumpy ride.

In India, a country where business is dominated by conglomerates like the Tatas, Birlas, Ambani and now Adani, all of whom have built multiple businesses worth billions of dollars, there’s a younger breed of tech entrepreneurs who believe they can do so as well. One such is Bhavish Aggarwal. He has so far built multiple ventures with varying degrees of success, but his entrepreneurial journey has now reached a pivotal moment. 

One of Aggarwal’s businesses is about to go public. 

Ola Electric, an electric two-wheeler business, has reportedly received approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India for an …


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