Ka Kay Lum

Staff Writer • SEA Edition

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Ka Kay covers investment activities, aka following the money, across Southeast Asia and in-depth stories on the often-overlooked Malaysian startup ecosystem. She was previously a regional writer for Nikkei-owned DealStreetAsia.

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The Gojek-Grab SE Asia super app battle with a Meituan twist

Thank you for the feedback, Karun. It's safe to say that almost every business is affected by Covid, including well-funded ones. But it's also a good time for companies like Grab and Gojek to work on redeploying resources to support surging demand in a different service and to deepen their relationship with merchants. Even if subsidies have waned, F&B businesses will surely rethink their perception towards food delivery in order to prepare for another rainy season like Covid or to simply diversify their revenue stream and reach out to new customer base. Like you said, the next few years will be very interesting to watch!

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