Grab's rewards revamp trades points for sustainability

GRAB'S rationalisation of its rewards programme is unsurprising with the launch of the GrabPay Card, but may also reflect the SoftBank-backed firm's efforts to key an eye on costs amid a push for...

Move to raise private-hire firms' service, safety standards

Private-hire cars with deep dents, broken lights, mismatched tyres or which look like they have had a good few years on them are on the way out. But young drivers will remain, for now.

Indonesia's Alpha JWC Ventures closes US$123m tech fund

[SINGAPORE] Alpha JWC Ventures, an Indonesian firm co-founded by a former banker turned venture capitalist, has closed its second fund at US$123 million.

Gojek closes in on deal to buy 5% of Indonesian taxi operator Blue Bird

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Gojek, the Indonesian all-purpose super app provider, is nearing an agreement to buy 5 per cent of top local taxi operator PT Blue Bird, according to people familiar with the...

Gojek near to buying mobile payment start-up Moka for $163m

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Indonesia's ride-hailing giant Gojek is close to acquiring a mobile point-of-sale start-up called Moka for at least US$120 million (S$163 million), as it aims to become a...

Gojek to take measured approach to regional expansion, focus on sustainable growth

GOJEK said it will take a measured approach to regional expansion, as it launches what is only its second service in Singapore after a year of ride-hailing operations.

Gojek aims to diversify into financial services in Singapore

Indonesian ride-hailing firm Gojek is aiming to diversify into financial services and other offerings in Singapore, one year after it started business here.

Gojek, Grab waging a price war on everyday groceries in Indonesia

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's national dish of nasi goreng, or fried rice, has become a lot cheaper these days as the nation's two big ride-hailing apps wage a price war on everyday groceries.

Gojek says it is still planning IPO, but not in near future

INDONESIA'S first startup unicorn Gojek said on Thursday it has no immediate plans to tap public markets, but is still planning a listing with the Indonesian exchange, the IDX, as its primary...

Gojek in safe hands as co-founder takes on new challenges

His appointment to serve as Education and Culture Minister comes at a delicate time for Gojek, which last year embarked on a US$500 million expansion into Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Ex-Nasa, GIC tech heavyweights join Gojek and fintech startup TranSwap

RIDE-HAILING giant Gojek and fintech startup TranSwap have both named tech industry veterans to C-level roles based in Singapore, the companies announced separately on Tuesday.