WeWork was more black swan than unicorn for SoftBank

[TAIPEI] SoftBank Group Corp's WeWork debacle is unlikely to be repeated. It also means that for the Vision Fund to deliver venture capital-size returns, it'll need to rely on singles and doubles...

GrabFood seeks understanding as riders adjust to e-scooter ban

Customers should be prepared for longer waits and cancelled orders when a ban on the use of electric scooters on public footpaths kicks in today, said food delivery provider GrabFood.

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.

Startups may scale back top gun packages as they set sights on profit

IN THE fierce competition for talent, how do unicorns like Grab and Razer lure top guns away from more established businesses? With "offers they cannot refuse".

Merchants hold key to growth of GrabFood Singapore

AT A time where the food delivery sector is headed for a meteoric rise, GrabFood Singapore has identified its relationship with merchants as key to its further growth. It has been building up ways...

Ultra driven

IN THE glitzy, fast-paced world of startups, everyone wants to know how to identify the next big thing. Terms like "industry-first", "innovative business model" and "big data" get tossed around....

S-E Asia a 'goldmine of untapped opportunity': Grab co-founder

EVEN though South-east Asia remains underserved, solutions that are "copy and paste" from developed markets would not work well here, ride-hailing giant Grab's co-founder Tan Hooi Ling said.

Grab remains focused on Asean, HK unrest does not deter Klook and Razer: Panel

SINGAPORE - The Asean region is a goldmine of opportunities, and it is a region that technology company Grab calls home and knows best, said the company's co-founder Tan Hooi Ling.

Will a PMD ban hurt food delivery firms?

A potential ban on personal mobility devices (PMDs) like e-scooters in the wake of reckless behaviour by riders could have a costly impact on gig economy workers zipping about delivering food.

Grab a gourmet experience

Foodies alert, dining deals are up for grabs on the new Gourmet Tribe platform.

DBS must bulk up or lose fintech turf in South-east Asia

[HONG KONG] South-east Asia's largest lender happens to be its most tech-savvy. Why then is Singapore's DBS Group Holdings Ltd missing out on some of the region's hottest deals in digital banking...