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GoJek raises over $1 billion

Ride hailing startup Gojek, on Friday, announced that it has finalized deals to raise funds over $1 billion on its on going round of Series F led by Google, JD.com and Tencent. Other investors include Mitsubishi Corp and Provident Capital. It values the company between $8 billion to $10 billion. Gojek will use the funds to double down on key verticals in
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Jakarta: Transport Apps Are Taking Away Customers From Local Taxi Drivers

Recently, GoJek, GrabTaxi, GrabBike and Uber, motorcycle taxi and delivery businesses, have gained immense popularity in Indonesia. But now, local motorcycle taxi drivers are picking fights with these businesses because they are losing customers. Karun Arya, the Uber's spokesman from Southeast Asia said: deliver/transport service businesses are adding value to citizen's life and the government needs to recognize that.
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