During this enhanced beta phase, Gojek seeks to further fine-tune its app and user experience based on feedback.
The round was led by Alpha JWC Ventures and Sequoia India.
With its US$700mil investment into Indonesia over the next four years, Grab goes from pesky startup out to beat local champion Go-Jek, to major foreign investor.
Indonesia continues to be a battleground between ride-sharing startups and conventional taxi companies, with the country’s Transportation Ministry now demanding such apps be blocked.
Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry has reversed an earlier decision to ban ride-sharing apps, after even the country’s president expressed his disagreement, while consumers were up in arms.
Jokowi panggil Menhub, himbau pemerintah tidak melarang tapi membina dan mengatur Ignasius Jonan resmi bolehkan ojek selama belum ada transportasi publik yang memadai
Isu lokal paling popular adalah batu akik, GoJek dan kue cubit Isu internasional yang paling dianggap menarik adalah olahraga