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Fresh off its SoftBank Funding, Grab is Already Eyeing to Raise US $6.5 Billion

A scant few weeks after closing its Series H led by SoftBank Vision Fund, Grab already has its eye on raising a grand total of US$6.5 billion by the end of the year. Before the ride-hailing giant embarks on its

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Insurance & Indonesia: What Grab’s New US$1.46 Bil Brings to The Table

Grab has been accused of being the most capitalised startup in Southeast Asia’s history, and with this recent closing of a whopping Series H we find it hard to disagree. Grab opened this round round since June last year, and at its

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Why is Indonesia’s Payments Landscape So Fragmented?

Indonesia is slowly moving away from its dependency on cash as startups, banks, and telcos alike are all introducing new types of card-based and mobile money. Some of them are forcing consumers into their ecosystems. For example, the country made

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It’s Becoming Increasingly Difficult For Newcomers To Enter The Mobile Wallet Space In Indonesia

Providers of digital goods and services in Indonesia had to be inventive to make their business work. Credit cards aren’t widespread in the country, with only an estimated 7 to 8 million out of a population of roughly 265 million

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