[Editor’s Note: This article is written by Tarun Davda, VC at Matrix Partners. Matrix Partners is an investor in Ola] First things first. As a VC, I’m a strong believer in open markets and believe healthy competition leads to better outcomes for all involved, especially consumers. Since our economic liberalisation in 1991, we’ve seen that foreign competition has helped our own companies build better products at more competitive prices while becoming more …Read More
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