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Grab Overview

Singapore (Singapore)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing & mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia.

We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments across a region of more than 620 million people. Working with ... Read more

Mission: At Grab our vision is to “Drive Southeast Asia Forward” through innovation and grit. We do this by solving real world problems that over 620 million people face across the region.

When you join Grab, you join us on our journey ... Read more

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Company Updates

  • Our Grabbers are at the forefront of solving some of the most significant challenges in this incredibly diverse region, from traffic congestion to income equality and financial inclusion.

    Listen to some of their inspirational stories on how they've come this far, and what they've in store for us all in time to come!

    #Grab #DrivingSEAForward #IntellectualRigour #GrabbersShare #GrabberLife #YPIMP

    The Grab effect

    AT about 11am on a Wednesday, I watched a group of 15 Grabbers (Grab employees) file into a meeting room in the company's Marina One office for what appeared to be a team huddle. Read more at The Business Times.

  • We are delighted to have Toyota Motor Corporation join us in realising our vision of a seamless transportation and our O2O (Online-to-Offline) platform! With their $1 billion investment, Grab will look towards the adoption of new mobility solutions across Southeast Asia.

    With Toyota' expertise and support, we strive to do even more for our driver-partners, consumers and merchants.

    Read the article here:

    #Grab #DrivingSEAForward #DisruptOrBeDisrupted #Toyota

    Toyota to Invest US$1 Billion in Grab As Lead Investor for Grab's New Round of Financing | Grab SG

    Singapore, June 13, 2018 ? Grab Holdings Inc. (Grab), Southeast Asia's leading O2O mobile platform, announced today it has reached an agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) under which Toyota will invest US$1 billion in Grab, as a lead investor in the company's ongoing financing round.

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Grab – Why Work For Us?

About Grab


What We Do

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia.

We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments across a region of more than 620 million people. Working with governments, drivers, passengers, and the community, we aim to unlock the true potential of the region by solving problems that hinder progress.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but has extended its product platform to include private car services (GrabCar & GrabShare), motorcycle taxis (GrabBike), social carpooling (GrabHitch), last mile delivery (GrabExpress & GrabFood), bus & shuttle services (GrabCoach & GrabShuttle), cycling services (GrabCycle), an ideas incubator (GrabVentures), as well as a fintech platform (GrabPay, GrabRewards, GrabBenefits, Loans and Lending Services, Insurance). We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on speed, safety, and reliability. Currently we offer services in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar; however, we also have R&D offices in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta, & Vietnam.

If you share our vision of driving South East Asia forward, apply to join our team today.

Come explore what life is like at Grab!

What We Believe In

Grab’s vision is to “Drive Southeast Asia Forward” by solving real world transport and mobile payments problems that hinder progress.

We aim to do this by delivering on three missions:

  1. Creating the safest transportation platform
    Safety is paramount to us. We invest heavily in safety training for drivers, offline driver screenings, in-app safety features like number masking, personal accident insurance coverage, and safety education and partnerships with the government. Our belief is that an app-based transportation platform with the right investment can become the safest form of transportation in Southeast Asia.
  2. Making transportation accessible to all
    Our goal is to make transportation accessible at all times, all locations and at all price points. We believe that door-to-door transportation should be a right for every Southeast Asian, regardless of income, special needs, age or location.
  3. Improving the lives of our partners
    We believe that a sustainable business is not just one that turns a profit, but also one that improves the lives of the people it touches – passengers, drivers, employees, governments and broader society.


When you join Grab, we promise you that: 

1) You’ll impact our business & beyond

We strive to outserve our customers, partners, communities and the region.  Grab started off as a for-profit social enterprise to tackle challenges affecting the safety of women and children, and we haven’t stopped there. 

2) You’ll experience hyper-growth and overcome challenges every day

We never stop finding new ways to disrupt industries and even ourselves.  We collaborate with some of the brightest minds and hardest workers to overcome the unique challenges found across the region.  Currently, we are pioneering efforts across transportation, payments, logistics, mapping and more!

3) You’ll work with a team with one heart beat

When Grab first started everyone had to hustle.  Now that we are growing we strive to keep this going.  When one team or employee is having trouble, there is never any shortage of help to come their way.  At Grab we don’t believe in silos, but we do believe in each other.  

Daniel Chen

At Grab, we do what we love, and love what we do. Data-driven, passion-fueled – this is how we create cutting-edge awesomeness.

Daniel Chen | Business Analyst, Singapore
Grab since Sept 2014

Every day presents a new problem to solve, a new challenge to crack, and a very real sense of being able to make a difference

Ee Ling | Head of Business Development, Singapore
Grab since May 2014

Amir Iswadi

We pride ourselves in being the best by understanding the customers needs, and providing excellent support. Your Problem, is my Problem.

Amir Iswadi | Head of Technical Support
Grab since April 2014

Phoebe Kim

To change the world for the better, you must first know what’s wrong with it. According to some data, your job might be more boring than mine. Now let’s fix that and the world.

Phoebe Kim | Regional B.I. and Analytic Assistant Lead
Grab since July 2013

Corey Scott

Grab gives me interesting technical challenges to work on; world class engineers to work with; while working on a product people depend on. What else could I want?

Corey Scott | Senior Engineer
Grab since September 2014

Grab Reviews

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    Current Employee - Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Seattle Engineering in Seattle, WA
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    There is a boundless optimism towards future growth and the mission of the organization. People here feel as if they are contributing in one way or another to the overall sum of good in the world, and that dedication to making the world a better place carries us through days that are both good and bad.
    You will find yourself working with top caliber people with a laser focus and commitment to doing their best work. This is a space where impact can be measured objectively and impact is expected by all.


    Very fast pace and growth, expect what are the normal growing pains associated with such growth. They are building out systems and processes to overall increase efficiency. While the current state can be a source of frustration, the journey and input that each individual has towards improvement keeps us in good spirits and further points to the impact that each individual can make.

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Grab Photos

Grab photo of: Our recent Futsal games at Kemaman City ended with a bang!
Grab photo of: We recently moved into our brand new office in Marina One, and had a blast during our Open House! Come drop by to say hi if you're in the area!
Grab photo of: Guess where this is, and what's happening?! Obvious hint: GrabTech Talks!
Grab photo of: Grabbers listening intently to our resident tech Grabber sharing his project experience during our monthly GrabTech Talks
Grab photo of: Christmas is here early! We had a surprise secret Santa celebration with the regional team, which was a great deal of fun!
Grab photo of: We were in Beijing for a talk about our engineering and technology roles! If you'd like to find out more, feel free to add us on our WeChat account at 'Grab'.
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Grab Interviews



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    Data Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Grab (New York, NY).


    I was contacted by someone from headquarter in singapore and have a quick chat about my current roles.

    Second step was a technical test about SQL, third step was a technical discussion with data scientist from headquarter

    Then I got an offer, overall process took 1 month to be completed

    Interview Questions

    • What is overfitting and how you deal with it   1 Answer
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Grab Awards & Accolades

  • Best Product Launch PR Campaign, Marketing Magazine, 2015
  • Best Fraud Prevention, Community Votes , Florin Awards, Florin Awards, 2016
  • Digital Disrupter of the Year, IDC Asia Pacific, Digital Transformation Awards (DX Awards), 2017
  • Excellence in Performance Marketing (Outbrain), Marketing Magazine's Marketing Excellence Awards, 2017
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