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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.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

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


Grab, GoJek, Didi and why it's hard to find winners in the few really successful EMs

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): They say there is no such thing as bad publicity.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Grab raises US$150 mil from Yamaha

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): Grab is attracting more global backers after the ride-hailing service defeated Uber Technologies Inc. in Southeast Asia. A motorcycle maker has become the latest investor.

Broker's Calls

How will Singapore's land transport players respond to Go-Jek's arrival?

SINGAPORE (Dec 5): RHB Research is maintaining “neutral” on ComfortDelGro (CDG) with an unchanged target price of $2.35, which indicates 11% upside plus 5% FY19F yield.


Ride-hailing giant Grab expects to double revenue in 2019

(Sept 6): Singapore’s Grab outlined ambitious fundraising plans and predicted that sales will double next year, adding to evidence that Southeast Asia’s most valuable startup is expanding well beyo

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

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

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Grab commuters can now shop and collect freebies with a new in-car service, Grab&Go

SINGAPORE (June 4): Ride-hailing firm Grab has launched its in-car sampling and retail passenger experience, Grab&Go, in partnership with New York-headquartered mobile marketplace operator Carg

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Grab replaces UberEATS in Singapore with beta launch of GrabFood app

SINGAPORE (May 28): Grab today announced the beta launch of its GrabFood delivery app in Singapore, with further plans to make the app and its services available in five other Southeast Asian count

Broker's Calls

ComfortDelGro's exit from Uber tie-up comes as no surprise, says CGS-CIMB

SINGAPORE (May 28): CGS-CIMB Research is maintaining its “hold” call on ComfortDelGro with an unchanged target price of $2.37 after announcing it was parting ways with Lion City Re