The Gojek-Grab SE Asia Super App Battle with a Meituan Twist: Who Will Win?

“As the number of transactions on our platform increased, order density also increased, and so the probability of grouping more orders together in one trip improved, which allowed us to further reduce our average delivery cost per order,” said Meituan in its quarterly results announcement in August 2019. Grab and Gojek need to sort out … Read more

7 TakeAways from Covid-time Digital Winners &Losers in Southeast Asia

Forget the newcomers, Facebook—the world’s dominant social network founded in 2004—clocked more app downloads in Southeast Asia than any other publisher in 2020. That’s squarely down to its family of social apps. Its Facebook, Facebook Lite, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram services feature in the year’s top 10 downloaded apps. Those apps—alongside 25th placed Messenger Lite—have … Read more