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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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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Freecharge founders back home healthcare startup Pianta

Swaminathan-SeetharamanPianta, a marketplace for home healthcare services, has raised undisclosed seed funding from Freecharge founders Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon. Freecharge is an online recharge company that got acquired by Snapdeal. “The funding will be used to scale up our supply side, expand to other cities and make key hirings,” co-founder Swaminathan Seetharaman told Techcircle.in. […]

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