Speculation about which motorcycle startup is going to win the market is all the buzz in Jakarta. Here’s a visual comparison to help you place your bet.
Consumers might perceive them as simple convenience, but on the flipside, these apps can and do dramatically improve the livelihood of vendors.
A visualization of the history of GrabTaxi, Southeast Asia’s popular ride booking app, and one of the few billion-dollar tech startup valuations in the region.
With almost one-third of Malaysia Airlines’ workforce laid off this week, GrabTaxi (as MyTeksi in Malaysia) published an image (see above) on their Facebook pag...
After all, it is literally giving away free rides right now with its launch promotion. Meanwhile, its main local competitor, Go-Jek, has partnerships with over ...
Motorcycles might seem scary to some, but GrabTaxi’s VP of marketing Cheryl Goh is clear that passenger safety is “of utmost importance” to the company.
GrabTaxi is one of the most promising startups in Southeast Asia to date. Founder Anthony Tan shares high and low points of his company’s journey.
In particular, a new four-seater category called GrabCar (Economy) will be added at a cheaper price point.
Singapore’s Parliament has proposed new laws for the regulation of third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber and GrabTaxi.
GrabTaxi, the taxi booking app that started in a small room in Malaysia in 2011, has come a long way. From barely having a ceiling fan and no internet except mo...
GrabTaxi is opening a new research and development center in Singapore, the taxi booking app announced today. According to a press release, the occasion “repres...
2014 is the year where Southeast Asia proved itself to be a worthy challenger to Silicon Valley, and people are beginning to take notice of it.
The company will provide medical and accident coverage, as well as crisis support to taxi drivers who are active and have maintained the high service standards.
Line's entry into the on-demand taxi industry could be a big hit in Japan. But what does that mean for the rest of Asia?
The startup says it’s in detailed conversations with investors for a first round of funding and hopes to corner the market with service quality.
2014 turned out to be quite a mixed bag for Malaysia’s startup community, but several startups have proven themselves to be a step above the rest.
With the megaton investments of GrabTaxi and Uber, we take an intimate look at the war raging in Vietnam's taxi market. Who are the players and how are they far...
Amid heightening competition, Uber to use latest $1.2B round for ‘substantial investment’ in Asia Pacific
Uber faces roadblocks at every turn in Asia.
The team now has a considerable war chest to accelerate GrabTaxi's rapid expansion in Southeast Asia.
Barely into Kaodim's first month, they’ve already met with a number of investors, and are now weighing their options.
“We understand the hyper local culture in places we operate,” Anthony Tan, CEO of GrabTaxi, explains to Tech in Asia. That’s why GrabTaxi wants to stay focused...
These regulations aren't solving the real problem: existing regulations that are curtailing taxi supply.
Amid opposition from taxi operators, Philippine transportation regulators are holding public consultations on how to regulate Uber operations in the country in ...
They will likely take effect in the second quarter of next year.
Doing a startup in Asia is hard. Not just because it's fragmented, but also because of the difficult political terrain.
Uber has now arrived in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. That makes two cities in Vietnam, that’s a pretty fast expansion in three months.
It faces competition from Uber, GrabTaxi, and Easy Taxi. But it'll have an easier ride than the US market.
More unhappiness from the ground. Why is Uber continuing on this path?
GrabTaxi is one step closer to winning the taxi app war in Southeast Asia. Here's why it's getting there.
This brings the taxi app’s total funding in the last 12 months to US$90 million.