Go-Jek is beating Uber and Grab at home, claims CEO Nadiem Makarim

June 10, 2017 0

Go-Jek, arguably Indonesia’s biggest and most well-known startup, is best known for its motorbike-hailing service, which runs through an app. Photo credit: Go-Jek. Local ride-hailing

At 5 years old, Grab wants to use its reach to offer more consumer services

June 6, 2017 0

Grab co-founder and CEO Anthony Tan (l) shakes hands with Albert Lucius, co-founder and CEO of Kudo. Grab started out in Malaysia as a mobile

How Grab and Sea succeeded through localizing in Southeast Asia

June 1, 2017 0

From left: Lim Kell Jay, head of Grab Singapore, and Nicholas Nash, group president of Sea. Image credit: Tech in Asia. Localization in Southeast Asia

Thai ride-hailer aims to be the hyperlocal alternative to Grab and Uber

May 31, 2017 0

Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok. Photo credit: Clay Gilliland. Southeast Asia’s ride-hailing space looks more saturated by the day. With the likes of Grab and Uber competing

Grab’s Anthony Tan on his unforgettable meeting with Masayoshi Son, brotherhood with Didi

May 26, 2017 0

Anthony Tan speaks with Patrick Grove about his Grab journey and his most cherished relationships at the 2017 Wild Digital conference in Kuala Lumpur. Photo

Singaporean carpooling app goes up against Grab and Uber with taxi booking features

May 25, 2017 0

Photo credit: Geoff Penaluna. Singaporean carpooling startup Ryde announced today it has tied up with local taxi company Comfort DelGro to enable taxi booking. The

With Myanmar launch, Uber treads softly instead of barging in

May 11, 2017 0

A taxi driver in Yangon. Photo credit: rolf52 / 123RF. Uber today announced its entry into Myanmar, launching its UberX service in Yangon. The ride-hailing

Brief: Singapore’s SMRT negotiating to sell taxi operations to Grab

April 22, 2017 0

Image credit: Wikimedia. Singapore transport operator SMRT wants to sell off its taxi business, and has been in talks with transport app company Grab for

Grab confirms it will acquire Kudo to boost digital payments

April 3, 2017 0

Grab, an Uber-rival in Southeast Asia, and Indonesian startup Kudo are officially joining forces. The ride-hailing startup confirmed in a statement today it has signed

Motorcycle taxis will face tougher regulation in Indonesia

March 31, 2017 0

Photo credit: Grab. Motorcycle taxis are a common sight in Indonesia’s congested cities. Two-wheelers have previously been exempt from the government’s transportation laws, but that