GO-JEK, enter South Asian market since August 1 by launched Go-VIET in Vietnam and aiming to operate GET in Thailand, as the first wave of its international expansion. The unicorn also aims expand Philippines before the end of 2018.
Go-VIET has live in the Apple Apps Store and Google Play and covers an initial 12 districts in Ho Chi Minh City with a motorbike on-demand service. It said, the startup will be run by local founding management teams, with GO-JEK providing knowledge and expertise as well as technology and investment.
While, GET, the brand being introduced in Thailand, will launch soon afterwards following consultation with local stakeholders including government, drivers and consumers. Both companies will initially launch ride-hailing and on-demand logistics services before moving on to food delivery and payments.
Locally, GO-JEK has added 11 coverage cities in Indonesia such as Lampung, Riau Islands, Aceh, Bali, West Java, North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, Bangka Belitung, and Central Sulawesi.
At present, the operator has partnered with more than one million driver partners and 150 thousand GO-FOOD. The company claims, as many as 80 percent of GO-FOOD partners are culinary entrepreneurs in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.