Tag "Grab"

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

Opinion: Southeast Asia’s fintech pivot

March 30, 2017 0

Photo credit: rakchai / 123RF. Grab and Go-Jek are fighting tooth-and-nail to serve commuters in Indonesia. Yet, their biggest battle may be in another arena.

Southeast Asia’s fintech pivot

March 28, 2017 0

Photo credit: rakchai / 123RF. Grab and Go-Jek are fighting tooth-and-nail to serve commuters in Indonesia. Yet, their biggest battle may be in another arena.

Singapore taxis are free to start using surge pricing now

March 24, 2017 0

Photo credit: VasenkaPhotography. It’s the thing you hate the most when booking an Uber or a GrabCar: surge pricing due to increased demand, doubling or