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Egypt-born minibus-share Swvl to debut in Southeast Asia

Startup takes on Grab and Gojek in Indonesia, Philippines and Bangladesh

Swvl's use of shared minibuses makes it cheaper than ride-hailing apps that employ cars.   © Reuters

CAIRO -- A new type of ride-hailer that has taken over the streets of Cairo is rolling into Southeast Asia, a fiercely competitive market long dominated by local giants like Grab and Gojek.

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