Uber rival Grab is reportedly raising up to $2 billion from SoftBank and Didi

Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia that operates across seven countries, is reportedly in talks to raise up to $2 billion from Japan-based SoftBank and China-based Didi Chuxing, The Wall Street Jo

Grab, Uber’s rival in Southeast Asia, hires its first CFO

Grab, Uber's rival in Southeast Asia, has expanded its C-level team after hiring its first CFO. Linda Hoglund has joined the company from HOOQ, the Singapore-based video streaming company founded by t

Grab, Uber’s biggest rival in Southeast Asia, signs deal with conglomerate Lippo Group

Singapore-based Grab has just scored a new ally in its battle against Uber and other on-demand ride apps. The company, which claims to be Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app, announced a strat

Uber Begins To See The Payout From Accepting Cash Payments

What does it take for a company to move away from a core feature with which it identifies?

GrabTaxi Rebrands To Grab, Launches Cashless Payments And Corporate Service

GrabTaxi, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia that's backed by SoftBank and China's Didi Kuaidi, will be now be known as "Grab" after the company announced a rebranding today alongside a few new services

Southeast Asia’s GrabTaxi Opens Office In Seattle To Attract U.S. Engineering Talent

GrabTaxi, the billion-dollar ride on-demand service that rivals Uber in Southeast Asia, is opening its first office in the U.S. as it seeks to widen its hiring efforts.

Lyft, Didi, Ola And GrabTaxi Partner In Global Tech, Service Alliance To Rival Uber

As Uber ramps up its business globally with yet more money, four of its regional rivals are getting closer to each other in a bid for more scale and service continuity. Lyft in the U.S., Didi Kuaidi

Uber’s Southeast Asia Rival GrabTaxi Launches Carpooling, Its First Peer-To-Peer Service

The league of taxi apps rivaling Uber is alive and well after GrabTaxi, the SoftBank-backed company that rivals the U.S. firm in Southeast Asia, became the latest Uber competitor to introduce a carpoo

Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation

“Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally altering the underlying infrastructure of our cities.”

GrabTaxi Lands $350M From China’s Top Uber Rival Didi Kuaidi And Others

GrabTaxi, the taxi-hailing app that rivals Uber in Southeast Asia, is in the money after announcing a $350 million Series E round from a range of investors that -- interestingly -- include Didi Kuaidi

GrabTaxi Expands Its Motorbike Taxi On-Demand Program In Southeast Asia

GrabTaxi, the Uber-like ride-hailing company backed by SoftBank, has expanded a pilot program of GrabBike motorbike taxi on-demand service to Indonesian capital city Jakarta.

The Philippines To Introduce Regulations For Ridesharing Apps

The Filipino government is working on a new category of regulations specifically tailored for ridesharing apps like Uber. According to an announcement on the Department of Transportation and Communica

Uber Rival GrabTaxi Opens R&D Center To Lure Engineering Talent

GrabTaxi, Uber's largest taxi hailing rival in Southeast Asia, has opened an R&D center in Singapore as it looks to develop its technical prowess and increase its appeal to overseas hires.

GrabTaxi, Uber’s SoftBank-Backed Rival In Southeast Asia, Tests Courier Service

GrabTaxi, the Uber rival backed by SoftBank, is trialling a next-day delivery service as it experiments with logistics-related offerings beyond its core taxi-hailing business in Southeast Asia.

GrabTaxi, Uber’s Rival In Southeast Asia, Prepares To Introduce Cashless Payments

GrabTaxi, the SoftBank-backed taxi-on-demand service in Southeast Asia, is preparing to introduce cashless payments to take it beyond cash-only fares and put it on par with Uber's frictionless payment

Uber Rival GrabTaxi Pilots A ‘Welfare’ Program For Drivers In Southeast Asia

GrabTaxi, the SoftBank-backed Uber rival operating in Southeast Asia, is putting aside a portion of the $330 million in funding it has raised over the past 18 months to create a 'welfare fund' for its

Socar, Korea’s Answer To Zipcar, Raises $18 Million But Isn’t Looking Overseas Just Yet

South Korea is known for advanced technology and hardware companies like Samsung, LG and others. But startups? Certainly the country has produced few fledgling tech companies, though there are increas

GrabTaxi Raises $65 Million To Increase The Competition With Uber In Southeast Asia

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the taxi app war is exclusively a U.S. phenomenon, such is the fierce battle between Uber and Lyft, but similar rivalries are actually ongoing across other p

GrabTaxi Raises $15M Series B Led By GGV Capital

<a target="_blank" href="">GrabTaxi</a>, the taxi-calling app that claims to be the largest in Southeast Asia, said today that it has raised a $15 million Series B led by GGV Capit

GrabTaxi Raises Series A, Prepares To Expand In Southeast Asia

GrabTaxi, which claims to be the largest taxi app in Southeast Asia, has raised its Series A round from Vertex Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek, an investment company owned by Singapore'