Grab removing barriers for new Vietnamese startups

Grab removing barriers for new Vietnamese startups

Despite being daring and enthusiastic, many Vietnamese startups are still facing numerous challenges in the first stage of development – but Grab Ventures Ignite has been launched to help local startups address various issues, with the most significant factors being in capital and governance.
Lalamove adjusts fares to share difficulties with customers

Lalamove adjusts fares to share difficulties with customers

While ride-hailing and food delivery service providers hiked fees and commission rates, Lalamove is adjusting fees to benefit customers.
Ride-hailing firms forced to complete tax mission

Ride-hailing firms forced to complete tax mission

Vietnam is narrowing the gap in competition between ride-hailing businesses and traditional taxis by imposing 10 per cent VAT on the former.
Grab spells out reasons behind controversial fee increase

Grab spells out reasons behind controversial fee increase

After hundreds of GrabBike riders went on strike, Grab made an official statement claiming that the recent fee hikes were made for tax and compliance reasons.
Grab and Gojek approaching common ground for merger

Grab and Gojek approaching common ground for merger

Grab and Gojek have made substantial progress toward a deal to combine their businesses in what would be the biggest internet merger in Southeast Asia.
Grab announces programme winners of Grab Ventures Ignite batch 1

Grab announces programme winners of Grab Ventures Ignite batch 1

bePOS, Stringee, GoDee, Papaya, and Vbee were named as programme winners of Grab Ventures Ignite batch 1.
Tech firms introduce safety initiatives to prevent digital fraud

Tech firms introduce safety initiatives to prevent digital fraud

Tech firms are introducing more safety initiatives during COVID-19 pandemic to keep users safe from digital fraudsters.
Food delivery apps vowing to provide safety and hygiene

Food delivery apps vowing to provide safety and hygiene

The changing habits of customers due to the COVID-19 pandemic are pushing the food delivery market into a new race in which safety and hygiene are considered bigger priorities.
Vietnamese tech startups poised to rebound after COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnamese tech startups poised to rebound after COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnamese tech startups have all the tools and circumstances to bounce back and seize new opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shinhan Financial Group and Grab Vietnam sign strategic partnership agreement

Shinhan Financial Group and Grab Vietnam sign strategic partnership agreement

The strategic partnership agreement between Shinhan Financial Group and Grab Vietnam creates a basis to deploy innovative ideas and expand global networks.
Tips for Vietnamese startups to build a business model from scratch

Tips for Vietnamese startups to build a business model from scratch

The Grab online food delivery and cloud kitchen platforms have proven a saving grace for many food and beverage startups hit hardest by the crisis.
Vietnam's ride-hailing market witnesses faster growth with local and regional players

Vietnam's ride-hailing market witnesses faster growth with local and regional players

The Vietnamese ride-hailing market witnessed significant growth in as domestic startups and regional companies have entered the field.
Monopoly risks likely in Grab-Gojek merger

Monopoly risks likely in Grab-Gojek merger

Singaporean-backed Grab’s tremendous expansion drive and super app strategy to gain dominion in Vietnam and Southeast Asia could be further fuelled by the potential merger with Gojek, resulting in what some fear would be a death grip on the market.
Tech startups stay safe bet in ASEAN

Tech startups stay safe bet in ASEAN

Despite market gyrations, Southeast Asia and Vietnam especially remain on the radar of high-calibre foreign investors.
Possible merger raises concerns

Possible merger raises concerns

Initiated in early 2020 in the burgeoning ride-hailing market across Southeast Asia, the two giants Grab and Gojek have accelerated merger talks over the past few months as SoftBank and other investors have been showing their determination to back up the deal.
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