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Digerati50: The first unicorn
DNA continues its weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy, from Digerati50 Vol 2. This week, we look at Anthony Tan of Grab.
GrabTaxi’s ‘hidden’ Tan, and why she came back
We all know Anthony Tan and why he cofounded GrabTaxi, but little is known about his cofounder Tan Hooi Ling, writes Benjamin Cher.
GrabTaxi is now Grab, with new logo and app
Ride-hailing startup GrabTaxi has renamed itself Grab, launching a new logo and service to drive home the point.
GrabTaxi, Didi Kuaidi, Lyft and Ola in global pact
GrabTaxi, Didi Kuaidi, Lyft and Ola have announced partnerships that expand the global rideshare agreement Lyft and Didi Kuaidi formed in September.
Week in Review: GrabTaxi has left the SEA ecosystem
There was less buzz than usual when GrabTaxi raised its largest round so far, a whopping US$350 million! Is it a case of funding fatigue, or because GrabTaxi is an entirely different creature now, DNA founder Karamjit Singh ponders.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) The Uber-SPAD spat: Be careful what you wish for
Spurred by complaints from taxi drivers and companies, Malaysian authorities are going to start cracking down on Uber drivers without permits. The Malaysian public is up in arms, saying that the Government is protecting at best an inefficient industry, at worst a dishonest one. A. Asohan believes the issue is greyer and murkier than that.
Malaysia’s GrabTaxi on why its R&D centre is in Singapore
Transport app startup GrabTaxi (known as MyTeksi in its home base of Malaysia) has launched a new R&D centre in Singapore, saying the decision to locate the centre in the island-republic was a “simple” one.
Services startups: A trend that is sweeping up?
There has been an explosion in the number of services marketplace startups offering users everything from house cleaners and laundry services to handymen, all accessible via a few taps on a mobile application. Gabey Goh looks at two, in Malaysia and Singapore.
GrabTaxi reaffirms focus on SEA, raises US$65mil in Series C
Funding used to expand headcount, driver welfare programmes Reaffirms its focus on being a SEA-centric service company IT was a briefing heavy with hope for the future and light on details as transport app startup GrabTaxi announced its Series C funding on Oct 21 in Singapore.