Wego vs Skyscanner vs Kayak

Global travel metasearch and fare aggregator platforms such as Skyscanner and Kayak have had a presence in Asia in recent years to grab a pie of the metasearch markets in the region. Locally developed travel metasearch platforms are also gaining ground in many Asian countries, one of which is Singapore-based company Wego. What is Wego? […]

UberPOOL versus GrabHitch

There are a number of carpooling services available throughout Asia, two of which are UberPOOL and GrabHitch, services provided by ride-booking platform giants Uber and Grab respectively. What is UberPOOL? UberPOOL is one of the services provided by American multinational mobile transportation and ride-booking service company, Uber. Launched in San Francisco in August 2014, UberPOOL […]

ShopBack versus Ebates

Cashback is a form of incentive for buyers where a small cash amount is reimbursed back to the buyer after making a purchase. While the cashback concept is popular in the United States and the European countries, it is still a relatively new means of incentivising online shopping in Asia. Two cashback rewards platform that […]

Uber vs. Didi: The Chase to Dominate China’s Ridesharing Market

It is not a secret that the rivalry between Didi Chuxing and Uber, the two biggest mobile transportation and ridesharing service companies in China have been intensifying since 2015. As both companies push for dominance in the world’s second largest economy, here’s a look at how the two companies have fared thus far. About Didi […]

Ola vs Uber

In 2015, India overtook the United States to become the world’s second largest smartphone market, with 100 million smartphones shipped to the country within the year. India’s low smartphone penetration rate (currently below 30 percent) is projected to expand rapidly in the coming years, increasing the potential market for on-demand ride-hailing services. Ola and Uber […]

Singapore’s Marketplaces: Carousell vs Gumtree vs Shopee

Southeast Asia is fast experiencing an e-commerce boom. In Singapore, it has been estimated that the e-commerce market would be valued at more than US$5.4 billion by 2025, an increase of more than US$4 billion from 2015. The ubiquity of smartphones has further allowed for the proliferation of mobile commerce applications in the market as […]

GrabBike vs. GoJek vs. UberMoto

Grab Bike Grab Bike is one of the services of Grab, formerly known as Grab Taxi. Grab Taxi was established in Malaysia in 2012 by co-founders Anthony Tan and Hooi Ling Tan. It was originally called MyTeksi during its initial launch in Kuala Lumpur. Grab Bike was launched in 2014 as an on-demand motorcycle service […]

Deliveroo vs UberEATS vs FoodPanda – Singapore Food Delivery

Despite being one of the smallest countries, Singapore is among the most technically advanced and the richest countries in the world. And this is the main reason why Singapore is considered one of the best places for entrepreneurs and a popular place to roll out new services. But setting up a successful online food delivery […]

Southeast Asian Grocery Wars: RedMart vs. HonestBee vs. HappyFresh

  In today’s busy, fast moving lives we have come to expect a certain level of instant gratification. And this applies to our grocery shopping as well. With the rise of e-commerce across Asia, grocery shopping can now be done online, further easing consumer experience and consumer demand for an ever more convenient and instant […]