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    Grab appoints new CTO

Grab appoints new CTO

Grab’s incoming CTO Theo Vassilakis. Photo credit: Grab. Grab has appointed Theo Vassilakis as its new chief technology officer (CTO), it announced today. Based in Singapore, he will take charge

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    Grab is now available at Jakarta’s main airport with new on-demand arrangement

Grab is now available at Jakarta’s main airport with new on-demand arrangement

Grab inaugurated its new pick-up point at Jakarta’s International Airport this week. Photo credit: Grab. Ride-hailing app Grab is now officially available at Jakarta’s main airport, Soekarno-Hatta International. Angkasa Pura,

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    Grab plans to spend $700m on a rental car fleet

Grab plans to spend $700m on a rental car fleet

Photo credit: think4photop / 123RF Stock Photo. Grab is taking on US$700 million in debt to expand its car rental program, the Singapore-headquartered firm announced today. Uber’s competitor in Southeast

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Google’s parent Alphabet pumps US$1b into Lyft even as Uber woos SoftBank

  Google’s parent Alphabet pumps US$1b into Lyft even as Uber woos SoftBank

David Lawee of CapitalG (center) flanked by Lyft co-founders David Green (left) and John Zimmer. Photo credit: Lyft. CapitalG, the

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Grab users in Indonesia better carry cash as the ride-hailing firm stops ewallet top ups

  Grab users in Indonesia better carry cash as the ride-hailing firm stops ewallet top ups

Photo credit: Grab. The Indonesian branch of ride-hailing firm Grab is the latest big startup in the country to be

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Uber allegedly used secret program to spy on Grab

  Uber allegedly used secret program to spy on Grab

Grab cars in Singapore. Photo credit: BYD. A secret Uber program supposedly spied on Southeast Asian rival Grab and collected

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In India, Ola escalates Uber war with $2b funding

  In India, Ola escalates Uber war with $2b funding

Photo credit: Michael Coghlan. Ola, India’s homegrown challenger to Uber, has pocketed US$1.1 billion in funding, it announced this afternoon.

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Logistics startup Deliveree hauls $14.5m in series A round

  Logistics startup Deliveree hauls $14.5m in series A round

Deliveree’s management team. Photo credit: Deliveree. Deliveree closed its series A funding round today, netting US$14.5 million to expand its

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Brief: Uber’s board clips Kalanick’s wings, clears way for SoftBank deal and IPO

  Brief: Uber’s board clips Kalanick’s wings, clears way for SoftBank deal and IPO

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Photo credit: Uber. The news (extracted from The New York Times): Uber’s board of directors has

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