ride-hailing app

Disruption and Digitalisation

Go-Jek said to roll out in Singapore this week to challenge Grab

(Nov 28): Indonesia’s Go-Jek plans to roll out a preliminary version of its ride-hailing app in Singapore on Thursday, bringing fresh competition to the hometown of arch-rival Grab, according to people familiar with the plan.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Go-Jek says close to profits in all segments, except transport: CEO

(Aug 17): Go-Jek, Indonesia's first billion-dollar startup, is "extremely close" to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem Makarim told Reuters.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

LTA issues Ryde warning after announcement of courier service launch: Update

SINGAPORE (Aug 15): Drivers of ride-hailing platform Ryde will be able to earn extra income with RydeSEND, its very own on-demand courier service.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Grab defends position in Uber deal to Singapore's anti-monopoly watchdog

SINGAPORE (July 27): Grab said on Friday it disagreed with the Singaporean anti-monopoly watchdog’s assessment that its takeover of Uber’s operations had harmed competition and called the commission’s suggested measure of removing exclusivity arrang

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Singapore regulator says Uber app to delay shutdown amid competition review

SINGAPORE (Apr 6): Singapore's competition watchdog said Uber will delay the ride-hailing app's shutdown in the city-state by a week to April 15.