Go-Jek buys three startups to advance its mobile payment business

Jon Russell, writing for TechCrunch;

Go-Jek, the company leading Uber and Grab in Southeast Asia’s largest market, has bagged a hat trick of deals to advance its mobile payment strategy.

Indonesia-based Go-Jek revealed it has acquired offline payment firm Kartuku, payment gateway Midtrans and payment and lending network Mapan for undisclosed sums.

It’s starting to become a 3 way ride-sharing war in Southeast Asia; Uber vs Grab vs Go-Jek!!!