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Pre-registration for drivers in Singapore commences

OCTOBER 29, 2018

Pre-registration for drivers in Singapore commences

GO-JEK has today launched a portal through which drivers can pre-register to use its platform. By signing up, drivers will have the opportunity to be among GO-JEK’s first driver-partners in Singapore.

GO-JEK Tech to hire 200 engineers in India to work on its ‘Super App’

OCTOBER 4, 2018

GO-JEK Tech to hire 200 engineers in India to work on its ‘Super App’

GO-JEK, Southeast Asia’s first unicorn and the fastest growing start-up headquartered in Indonesia, plans to hire 200 engineers in Bangalore to support its expanding portfolio of products in food delivery, taxi-sharing, logistics, digital payments and multiple services.

GO-VIET expands services to 12 districts in HO CHI MINH city as the app becomes available for public download

August 1, 2018

GO-VIET expands services to 12 districts in HO CHI MINH city as the app becomes available for public download

Bangalore, India – GO-VIET, the on-demand multi-service app backed by GO-JEK, is set to expand its coverage to 12 districts across Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday, August 1st, as the app becomes available for public download on the Apple App Store & Google Play for the first time.

GO-JEK announces the launch of locally founded companies in Vietnam and Thailand

JUNE 25, 2018

GO-JEK announces the launch of locally founded companies in Vietnam and Thailand

Bangalore, India– GO-JEK today announces the launch of two locally founded companies in Vietnam and Thailand that will form the first wave of its international expansion. The companies will be run by local founding management teams, with GO-JEK providing knowledge and expertise as well as technology and investment.

GO-JEK appoints Ranjan Sakalley as CTO of GO-PAY

JULY 03, 2018

GO-JEK appoints Ranjan Sakalley as CTO of GO-PAY

Indonesia's ride hailing service GO-JEK has appointed Ranjan Sakalley as the chief technology officer of its payments arm GO-PAY. In this role, Sakalley will work alongside group CTO Ajey Gore to lead all product engineering for GO-PAY products including the design, delivery and reliability of the products.

GO-JEK to Launch International Expansion Into Four New Markets

MAY 24, 2018

GO-JEK to Launch International Expansion Into Four New Markets

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – GO-JEK has confirmed that it is to invest $500 million in its international expansion strategy. The company will enter Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines within the next few months, starting with ride-hailing but ultimately aiming to...

GO-JEK buys 3 fintech firms to conquer Indonesia payments

DECEMBER 15, 2017

GO-JEK buys 3 fintech firms to conquer Indonesia payments

Ride-hailing service GO-JEK, Indonesia's first billion-dollar tech startup, has agreed to acquire three local fintech firms as it seeks to expand its grip on the digital payments market. The deals involve Kartuku, a leading offline payments processing company in Indonesia...

Tech’s Global Challenge Plays Out in a Jakarta School Yard

DECEMBER 12, 2017

Tech’s Global Challenge Plays Out in a Jakarta School Yard

Uber Technologies Inc. has spent millions of dollars fighting politicians and business lobbies trying to scuttle the app everywhere from New York to London. For Indonesian ride-hailing and food-delivery startup GO-JEK, the push back is coming from the lunch ladies at Jakarta Intercultural School.

Southeast Asia's Ride-Hailing War is Being Waged on Motorbikes

DECEMBER 8, 2017

Southeast Asia's Ride-Hailing War is Being Waged on Motorbikes

JAKARTA, Indonesia - On a recent morning driving his motorbike for one of Asia's fastest-growing tech start-ups, Nasrun picked up and dropped off four school-children, an office worker, medicine from a pharmacy, some dumplings with peanut sauce...

An insider's account of how GO-JEK hit 900x scale in 18 months and is still doubling

NOVEMBER 21, 2017

An insider's account of how GO-JEK hit 900x scale in 18 months and is still doubling

GO-JEK scaled 900 times in the first 18 months after the launch of its mobile app in January 2015. By June 2016, there were over 20 million bookings on GO-JEK about 667,000 rides per day. After that, the Indonesia startup turned into a unicorn, raising a funding round of US$550 million. It did all that with a team of less than 80 engineers.

How Indonesian Unicorn GO-JEK went from 20 bikes to US $2.5 Billion & an e-money revolution

OCTOBER 22, 2017

How Indonesian Unicorn GO-JEK went from 20 bikes to US $2.5 Billion & an e-money revolution

Ten years ago, few could have predicted the mobile payment revolution in Indonesia would be driven not by the banking industry, but by a firm that started out as a motorcycle-taxi booking operation with just 20 riders.

How a small-town commerce graduate became CTO of a multibillion-dollar company

MAY 9, 2017

How a small-town commerce graduate became CTO of a multibillion-dollar company

Ajey Gore, a commerce graduate from University of Allahabad, is a brilliant example that you don’t need a formal degree to chase your dreams. Hailing from Banda in Uttar Pradesh, today he’s the group CTO of Indonesia’s first unicorn, GO-JEK.