Indonesian unicorn Go-Jek sets up engineering facility in Bengaluru

For-Go-Jek-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-470318460Jakarta-based ride-hailing and on-demand services startup Go-Jek has opened an engineering facility in Bengaluru, the company announced on Thursday. But the founder and CEO of the company Nadiem Makarim, who is a Harvard Business School graduate, told Techcircle that it has no immediate plans to enter the ride-hailing market in the country. Go-Jek, which is […]

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Go-Jek acquires app development startup LeftShift

GO-JEK3Jakarta-based PT Go-Jek Indonesia, which runs personal transportation and hyper-local shopping app Go-Jek, has acquired Pune-based app development startup LeftShift Technologies Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is aimed at strengthening and upscaling Go-Jek’s product development, design and engineering platforms to support the unicorn’s burgeoning Indonesia operations, the company said in a statement. […]

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Indonesia’s Go-Jek acquires Bengaluru healthcare startup Pianta

Go-JekJakarta-based PT Go-Jek Indonesia, which runs personal transportation and hyperlocal shopping app Go-Jek, has acquired Bengaluru-based home healthcare services startup Pianta for an undisclosed amount. Pianta, operated by SLX Logistics Pvt. Ltd, said on its website that it has become part of Go-Jek but didn’t give any details. It didn’t respond to an email seeking […]

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Indonesian startup GO-JEK acquires Indian firms C42 Engineering, CodeIgnition

GO-JEK3Jakarta-based PT GO-JEK INDONESIA, which runs personal transportation and hyperlocal shopping app GO-JEK, has established its beachhead in India by acquiring software engineering firm C42 Engineering and infrastructure automation startup CodeIgnition. GO-JEK will tap into India’s product development talent by setting up a R&D centre in Bangalore, it said in a press statement. GO-JEK India […]

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