Anne Yang

This case is about Gojek which has evolved from a ride-sharing app to a leader in the Fintech ecosystem in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. With input from internal sources, the case follows the growth and evolution of the app from its roots in ride-hailing to a super-app platform as Gojek became Indonesia's most valuable techonlogy company.

Published 24 Mar 2021

Reference 6658

Topic Entrepreneurship

Region Asia

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This case describes a field experiment to test the principles of incentive design conducted at Grab, one of Southeast Asia’s largest mobile technology companies that connects millions of consumers to millions of drivers.

Published 09 Feb 2021

Reference 6639

Topic Strategy

Industry Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Asia

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This case describes a field experiment to test the principles of incentive design conducted at Grab, one of Southeast Asia’s largest mobile technology companies that connects millions of consumers to millions of drivers.

Published 09 Feb 2021

Reference 6639

Topic Strategy

Industry Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Asia

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Social commerce is a new trend in e-commerce that leverages individual relationships and affiliations to drive growth in online sales. The case compares two companies, Pinduoduo and Facebook/Instagram, and their different social commerce business models, notably social network based vs. social group based models.

Published 04 Dec 2020

Reference 6636

Topic Strategy

Industry Computer Networking Online Media E-Commerce

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Cloud computing, a concept unknown until relatively recently, has been adopted by organizations around the world, both large and small, as part of their computing strategy. Many companies have experienced the cost and flexibility advantages of cloud computing and are using various cloud computing models to solve their business problems.

Published 19 Mar 2020

Reference 6577

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Computer Networking

Region Global

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Circles.Life is the new telco challenger startup in Asia. Securing several rounds of funding from Sequoia Capital, Singapore’s EDBI, Silicon Valley’s Founders Fund, and Warburg Pincus for its fully-digital technology and business model innovation, it offers cloud-based telecommunications services around simplified data-focused plans, a simple onboarding process, and easy-to-use mobile app.

Published 05 Mar 2020

Reference 6572

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Telecommunications

Region Asia

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ByteDance, the Chinese company behind TikTok, the viral short video app, made headline news when its valuation jumped to $75 billion, surpassing Uber ($72 billion) to become the world’s most valuable start-up.

Published 31 May 2019

Reference 6489

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Computer Networking Consumer Services Information Technology and Services

Region Global

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The case focuses on blockchain (and distributed ledger technology or DLT) – a ‘hot’ area of fintech – and on R3 as a fintech consortium that includes some of the world’s largest banks, financial institutions and regulators. R3 started out as a family office in 2014 and evolved into a fintech company focused on the application of distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Published 23 Jan 2019

Reference 6451

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Computer Software Financial Services Banking

Region Asia

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When Alibaba, China’s leading digital platform and cloud-based services company, fails to acquire the US firm Moneygram, CEO Jack Ma decides to go it alone and develop a digital strategy using blockchain technology as the basis for a global remittance service, GCash, within its cloud services business.

Published 29 Oct 2018

Reference 6442

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Financial Services Internet

Region Asia

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Grab, Uber and Go-Jek compete in ride-hailing and related logistics and transport services (e.g., food delivery, courier service) across Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The case focuses on differences in company history and strategy, and how they shape the competition and ultimately performance differentials.

Published 31 Aug 2018

Reference 6432

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Wireless Automotive Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Asia

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Social commerce is a new trend in e-commerce that leverages individual relationships and affiliations to drive growth in online sales. The case compares two companies, Pinduoduo and Facebook/Instagram, and their different social commerce business models, notably social network based vs. social group based models.

Published 04 Dec 2020

Reference 6636

Topic Strategy

Industry Computer Networking Online Media E-Commerce

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When Alibaba, China’s leading digital platform and cloud-based services company, fails to acquire the US firm Moneygram, CEO Jack Ma decides to go it alone and develop a digital strategy using blockchain technology as the basis for a global remittance service, GCash, within its cloud services business.

Published 29 Oct 2018

Reference 6442

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Financial Services Internet

Region Asia

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Grab, Uber and Go-Jek compete in ride-hailing and related logistics and transport services (e.g., food delivery, courier service) across Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The case focuses on differences in company history and strategy, and how they shape the competition and ultimately performance differentials.

Published 31 Aug 2018

Reference 6432

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Wireless Automotive Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Asia

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Go-Jek, a ride-sharing, food-delivery and logistics company, was the first ‘unicorn’ startup (private company valued over $1 billion) to be founded in Indonesia. Case (A) focuses on the launch of Go-Jek as a mobile ride-sharing and food delivery platform, the network effects, and the digital disruption of existing taxi drivers.

Published 23 Apr 2018

Reference 6387

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Wireless Information Technology and Services

Region Asia

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