gojek launches GoCar Instant for airport transportation service – Press Release

Indonesian ride-hailing unicorn gojek today announced the launch of GoCar Instant, car-based transportation service from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

GoCar users at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport can now select to be immediately picked up at designated GoCar Instant Pick-up Points at Arrival Terminals 2D and 2F.

The company explained that upon completion of a GoCar Instant booking, airport officers stationed at pick-up points will direct users to their car. It also plans to expand the services to Arrival Terminal 1A and Domestic and International Terminal 3.

gojek has also launched GoRide Instant at Depok Baru Station and Blora Market, which are adjacent to Sudirman Station and Dukuh Atas MRT Station in Jakarta.

PropertyGuru names new Chairman, Independent Director – e27

Southeast Asian property tech giant PropertyGuru today announced the appointment of Olivier Lim as Independent Chairman to the Board as well as the appointment of Jenny Macdonald and Melanie Wilson as Non-Executive Directors.

Lim is an experienced Chairman and non-executive Director who is currently Chairman of Certis CISCO and Frasers Property Australia. He was a former Chairman of ASX-listed Australand, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of DBS Bank and the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University (SMU), amongst others.

Macdonald is a former CFO with “considerable” experience in marketplace businesses and is currently a Board Director at Bapcor and Redbubble, amongst other companies

Wilson has “many years” of experience as a Director for consumer-oriented businesses and currently sits on the Boards of Baby Bunting, iSelect, and EML Payments, amongst other companies.

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Indian incubator Indigram Labs Foundation launches rural agribusiness initiative – Press Release

New Delhi-based tech incubator for agribusinesses Indigram Labs Foundation (ILF) today announced the launch of the Smart Village Program to facilitate agribusiness development in the rural areas.

Through the “Adhunik Gram” initiative, the incubator aims to nurture and promote agri-preneurship and village economy development.

It has been supporting startups in the agriculture, food, renewable energy, and healthcare sector.

Applications for the programme are now open until the end of October.

Grab teams up with Sejasa to launch Clean & Fix – DailySocial

Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab and Indonesian on-demand services platform Sejasa teamed up to launch home and appliances repairment services Clean & Fix on the Grab platform, DailySocial reported.

The collaboration followed the announcement of Sejasa as one of the best graduates of Grab Velocity Ventures.

Grab Indonesia Executive Director Ongki Kurniawan said that the new service is the result of a hypothesis produced by the two companies’ pilot project in December 2018. Previously, Grab has included Sejasa’s service as a widget on its platform.

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