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Grab makes foray into retail wealth management with acquisition of robo-advisory Bento Invest

SINGAPORE (Feb 4): Even as it guns for one of Singapore's two digital full bank licences, ride-hailing app Grab Holdings is taking another step towards becoming a financial player.

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Grab will invest US$150 million in AI to build regional super app

SINGAPORE (Sept 5): Southeast Asian ride-hailing startup Grab Holdings Inc intends to invest US$150 million ($207.5 million) into artificial intelligence research over the next year, accelerating i

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Grab's bonfire of the vanities is just blowing smoke, says Bloomberg Opinion's Tim Culpan

(April 9): One sentence from Grab Holdings Inc. co-founder Anthony Tan sums up the outlook for the dumpster fire that is Southeast Asia’s increasingly toxic taxi wars.

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Grab sets sights on US$6.5 bil capital mark

SINGAPORE (April 8): Grab Holdings is expecting to rake in further US$2 billion ($2.71 billion) in funding to bring its total capital raised this year to US$6.5 billion, following its Series H roun

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Grab secures US$1.46 bil in fresh capital from SoftBank Vision Fund

SINGAPORE (Mar 6): Grab Holdings Inc says it has secured US$1.46 billion ($2 billion) of fresh financing from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp to help fund its expansion.

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Grab pulls in US$2 bil funding; eyes Indonesia expansion

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): Grab Holdings today ended months of speculation and confirmed that it has raised US$2 billion ($2.7 billion) in a round of fundraising aimed at pushing Grab to be the leading tec

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