Is Grab making a grab for your wallet?

Grab is powerful; Its recent growth plus the Uber deal places Grab in a very dominant position, but vulnerable to competition 

Hong Kong mini-storage startup buys Taiwanese peer

The Hong Kong startup Boxful has been in Taiwan for a couple of years, but this deal helps add additional warehouse space 

Malaysia’s creative content producer PopDigital acquires lifestyle sites Buzzkini.com, Salaam.tv

Buzzkini is a social news channel whereas Salaam.tv is catered to the modest lifestyle consumer 

Why Uber Southeast Asia’s ex-employees are walking into a bright future

Uber wasn't the first ride-hailing company to retreat from Southeast Asia 

The Grab-Uber deal is just the beginning for homegrown SEA startups

The story of Grab’s ascension actually aligns quite well with historical precedent 

'It's complicated': Experts weigh in on the possibility of Uber striking a deal with India's Ola

Instead of bleeding more money in markets, where achieving profitability is an impossible task, getting an exit and focussing on the core markets is a more intelligent move 

[Update 2] Uber officially sells Southeast Asia assets to Grab, including food delivery service

The deal marks a huge victory for Grab in the region, who is left without significant competitors outside of Go-Jek in Indonesia 

KPMG acquires mobile app developer Rainmaker Labs’s businesses in Singapore, Vietnam

Backed by Singapore’s National Research Foundation, Rainmaker’s investors consist of angel investors, corporate entities and early-stage VC firm IncuVest 

Malaysian foodtech startup dahmakan enters Thailand by acquiring Polpa

The expansion to Thailand followed a US$2.6 million pre-Series A funding round dahmakan raised in January 

Taiwan-based Chinese language site The News Lens acquires Sports Vision

The new deal comes more than two months after TNL acquired technology news portal INSIDE