Anthony Tan, co-founder and chief executive officer of Grab, poses for a photograph in their Singapore office. Grab is opening its app to external developers and fellow startups, as the company that bought out Uber in Southeast Asia tries to build a WeChat-like super-app. Photo: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

How Grab’s CEO steered it from a garage in Malaysia to Southeast Asia’s most valuable tech unicorn

How Anthony Tan has taken a taxi-hailing app to keep drivers and riders more safe into an everyday app to book cars, bicycles and even food delivery services

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Anthony Tan, co-founder and chief executive officer of Grab, poses for a photograph in their Singapore office. Grab is opening its app to external developers and fellow startups, as the company that bought out Uber in Southeast Asia tries to build a WeChat-like super-app. Photo: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg
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Chua Kong Ho

Chua Kong Ho

Kong Ho is technology editor at the South China Morning Post.

Zen Soo

Zen Soo

Zen Soo joined the Post in 2015. She covers China technology, in particular e-commerce, online to offline and mobile payments. She also writes about Southeast Asian tech companies.