Tech blog seemingly lauds attractiveness in women in tech sector Notion of ‘women in tech’ should not be a factor in any shape or form I FOUND myself mildly offended on behalf of all apparently ‘non-attractive women in tech’ earlier this week.
Malaysian startup GrabTaxi, known as MyTeksi in its home base, has launched its premium ride service GrabCar in Singapore, following the rollout of the new service in Kuala Lumpur and Manila earlier this year.
With a presence in over 31 countries across three continents and 1,500 employees, it’s been a rapid ride for EasyTaxi since German-based Rocket Internet acquired the Brazilian startup two years ago. Gabey Goh speaks to regional CEO for South-East Asia, Mario Berta.
Music streaming service Deezer and taxi-booking mobile app MyTeksi have kicked off a month-long contest which will offer users a chance to win a two-month Deezer Premium+ subscription.
GrabTaxi continued its regional expansion with the launch of its beta trial in Jakarta, making Indonesia its sixth market after Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.
Given last week's major anounncements in the startup space, A. Asohan ponders the challenges facing a growing company when it comes to engaging the media and the dangers of bowing down to demands of a few.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh ponders the media strategy of Malaysian companies as they reach the global stage, and hopes they realise DNA too is a global media outfit.
GrabTaxi (known as MyTeksi in Malaysia) has announced it has raised more than US$15 million in Series B funding, led by Silicon Valley-based GGV Capital with participation from new investor Qunar and Vertex Venture Holdings.
Premium GrabCar service sits on same platform as MyTeksi app Industry pundits believe local startup has edge over global player Uber
The 17th instalment of Disrupt brings us up close and personal with the leadership and management challenges startups face as they try to run as fast as possible to gain traction, and attract talent and money.