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Grab Vows to Provide Customers Detailed Breakdown of Fares for Each Trip

Greater transparency among commitments made to regulators to win approval for merger with Uber

Grab passengers will be able to receive a clear and detailed breakdown of their fares by the end of the month, Grab Philippines Country Head Brian Cu said in a press conference August 10, Friday.Welcoming the Philippine Competition Commission’s (PCC) approval of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 10, 2018 05:00:00
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(LOOK) A Peek Inside Grab's Regional Headquarters in Singapore

Take a tour around the company's sprawling two-floor HQ

Grab started as MyTeksi in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2012. Today it has a presence in seven other countries around Southeast Asia. It has also since evolved from merely being a transport -hailing app into other services such as delivery and logistics. Founder ...

by Glen Concio  | July 29, 2018 09:00:00
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Fail Fast, Learn Fast: How Micab Scaled Up From Cebu Towards Nationwide Expansion

The Cebu-based cab-hailing startup tried several business models to find out what works with the taxi industry

Kenneth Baylosis is the co-founder of Cebu-based taxi-hailing service MicabIf tech startups are supposed to address a pain point for a sizeable part of the population, then it’s somewhat of a mystery why MiCab, the taxi-hailing company, was founded in Cebu City.Geographically, ...

by Jaymes Shrimski  | June 15, 2018 09:00:00
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Grab Vs Uber in PH: Who's Getting the Riders and Making Money?

Three years after the rival cab-hailing startups launched in the Philippines, it's time to check how they're doing

In the battle for customers and affordability among ride-sharing startups in the Philippines, Grab, which hails from Kuala Lumpur, seems to be ahead of San Francisco's Uber.According to recent research by iPrice, a price comparison site, the cost of doing a five-kilometer ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 21, 2016 11:00:00
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Grab raises Php35B in equity financing

Latest funding reportedly the largest in the history of Southeast Asia consumer technology

Grab, the leading ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia, has raised over Php 35 billion (US$ 750 million) in equity financing, increasing its total capital position to nearly Php 48 billion (over US$ 1 billion).SoftBank, a Japanese multinational telecommunications group and long-term strategic ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 21, 2016 06:00:00

Smartphone apps for booking taxi services in the metro

GrabTaxi and Easy Taxi have finally arrived in the Philippines. Through their respective smartphone apps, passengers can now easily book taxi services anywhere in Metro Manila.

by James Humarang  | February 24, 2014 06:00:00