2015 looks to have been another stunning year for Southeast Asian startups. According to Tech in Asia’s database, total venture capital funding from Q3 of 2014 ...
Which app has captured the heart of this Singapore cabby? Uber, or GrabTaxi?
Car owners who take part in the carpooling program can make money by picking up carpoolers.
9:00 am on Oct 27, 2015 by Terence Lee
There's no real reason to regulate Uber in Singapore. If taxi companies become obsolete, let them die.
3:22 pm on Oct 17, 2015 by Nadine Freischlad
GrabTaxi’s private car service is now present in all Southeast Asian cities also covered by Uber. It’s on a path to outgrow the global rival on its home turf.
7:30 pm on Oct 8, 2015 by Louisa Chiew
Meet the brains behind Go-Jek and GrabTaxi at Tech in Asia Jakarta 2015. Find out how they became the go-to travel solutions in beating Asia’s traffic chaos.
4:25 pm on Oct 7, 2015 by Terence Lee
So, GrabTaxi launched a marketing campaign that was definitely eye-grabbing. Problem is, it was controversial. People interpreted as crass and worse, sexist. Th...
1:26 pm on Oct 7, 2015 by Terence Lee
Sent as part of its breast cancer awareness campaign, the message rubbed some users the wrong way.
9:00 am on Oct 2, 2015 by Terence Lee
Meet the towering figures among Southeast Asia's tech startup founders.
5:41 pm on Sep 22, 2015 by Steven Millward
This summer saw investors throw around a lot of money. Here's a list of Asia's biggest startup unicorns as they now stand.
9:30 am on Sep 15, 2015 by Anh-Minh Do
I have an app addiction. On my iPhone, I have over 400 apps (the average is about 30). So naturally, I spent the last two months downloading over 100 apps relat...
5:03 pm on Aug 19, 2015 by Terence Lee
The Singapore-headquartered startup has raised US$400 million in a round led by China Investment Corp (CIC), China's sovereign wealth fund. CIC previously inves...
8:00 pm on Aug 17, 2015 by Bernard Leong
David Corbin from Tech in Asia joined us for an in depth discussion on SoftBank, one of the most exciting companies in Asia. We started with the organizational ...
7:14 pm on Aug 17, 2015 by Judith Balea
Uber announces today that it has submitted to the Philippines’ Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board its application for accreditation as a trans...
10:00 am on Aug 14, 2015 by Bérénice Magistretti
We’ve all heard of the success stories in China, Japan and Singapore. But what about the other countries that aren’t necessarily in the media’s spotlight? From ...
1:00 pm on Aug 12, 2015 by Osman Husain
Demographics and income suggest the market is ready. However, startups are struggling to really take off.
2:31 pm on Aug 11, 2015 by Nadine Freischlad
GrabCar will be cheaper than a taxi. Unfortunately, the service area is limited for now
10:43 am on Aug 6, 2015 by Judith Balea
500 Startups and Malaysian partner MaGIC unveil the first batch of seven startups that will undergo the 10-week Distro Dojo growth program in Cyberjaya.
11:49 am on Aug 4, 2015 by Michael Tegos
Former Facebook and Microsoft engineer had been with GrabTaxi for just over a year.
12:23 pm on Jul 31, 2015 by Christopher Quek
Ahh.. durian… the lovely King of Fruits, according to South East Asians. Here in Singapore, durians are the rage. Mostly imported from neighbouring Malaysia, it...