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GRAB FOLLOWS RIVAL GO-JEK WITH R&D CENTRE IN INDIA, ADDS IN VIETNAM TOO

2017-10-03 09:08:35

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GRAB FOLLOWS RIVAL GO-JEK WITH R&D CENTRE IN INDIA, ADDS IN VIETNAM TOO

 

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Southeast Asian ride-hailing platform Grab on Wednesday announced the opening of two new R&D centres in India and Vietnam, respectively, in a bid to expand its global R&D capabilities and doubling the number of its R&D centres to six from three in the last quarter.

The company’s move comes almost a year after its rival Go-Jek, Indonesia’s bike taxi service and one of the most watched startups in Southeast Asia, announced plans of setting up a development centre in India by acquiring two local companies – Bengaluru-based software engineering company C42 Engineering and Delhi-based CodeIgnition in February last year.

Grab further plans to add 800 jobs in the next two years across its six R&D centres in Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta, Vietnam, Singapore and Seattle, it said in a press statement.

The expansion will support Grab’s rapidly growing multi-modal transport platform and proprietary payments system across Southeast Asia, which includes the launch of three new transport services in the last quarter, GrabShare, GrabCoach and GrabShuttle, as well as the rollout of GrabRewards, a customer loyalty programme, the statement said.

Grab’s new R&D centre will be located in Bangalore, also called India’s Silicon Valley. It will house up to 200 engineers, who will focus on developing new payments technologies for GrabPay, Grab’s digital payments platform. The company has made two new hiring for the centre – Raghuram Trikutam as the head of engineering, mobile payments, and Ruchika Sharma as the head of human resources.

The Vietnam centre will be located in Ho Chi Minh City, which will capitalise on the thriving pool of engineering talent in the south east Asian country. The engineers at the centre will tap into their country-specific expertise to create in-app user experiences tailored to users in Vietnam, as well as enhance the experiences for users across the region, the company said.

“Southeast Asia is developing at a breakneck pace and we have an unprecedented opportunity to deliver a platform that caters to the region’s mobile-first environment and infrastructural needs. Addressing such challenges requires a combination of deep local understanding and best-in-class engineering,” said Tan Hooi Ling, Co-founder, Grab.

“Our philosophy is to develop our highly localised products in the countries where our consumers live, while tapping into the best specialised tech talent around the world to enhance the user experience and efficiency and effectiveness of our platform,” he added.

Currently, Grab operates in 39 cities across six countries, with over 710,000 drivers in its network. The company claims to have witnessed over 36 million mobile downloads of the Grab app to date, and enjoy 95% market share in third-party taxi-hailing apps and more than 50% market share in private cars in the markets in which it operates.

Meanwhile, Grab’s R&D centre in Singapore, which started in a 4,500 square foot office in April 2015, will move to a larger office space of almost 100,000 square feet in Singapore’s Central Business District.

“We are proud of the great work we have seen out of our Singapore office. The team continues to leverage local consumer insights in designing new mobility services such as GrabShuttle, GrabCoach and GrabShare, to complement Singapore’s public transport network and making point-to-point transportation more efficient and affordable. Our expansion, coupled with our recent $10 million investment in GrabCar, underlines our commitment to advancing Singapore’s world-class transportation hub and car-lite vision,” said Lim Kell Jay, Head of Grab Singapore.

Following its recent one-year anniversary in January, Grab’s Seattle office will be expanding to a larger office of more than 6,500 square feet Columbia Center, located in Seattle’s central business district, which will provide space for 60 engineers. The team at Seattle is led by Microsoft veteran Raman Narayanan.