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Grab to stay focused on 'massive' ASEAN growth after US listing: CEO

Anthony Tan sees expansion for delivery and fintech in 'underpenetrated' region

"We're actually stronger now than before" the pandemic, Grab co-founder and CEO Anthony Tan, pictured here in 2019, told Nikkei on April 13. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

SINGAPORE -- Singapore's tech unicorn Grab will remain focused on Southeast Asian markets even after it goes public in the U.S., co-founder and CEO Anthony Tan told Nikkei, citing "massive" room for growth in a region that has drawn attention from international investors.

Noting that investors describe Southeast Asia's most valuable unlisted company as a combination of tech names like Uber Technologies and Ant Financial, Tan stressed Grab will scale up its existing core businesses such as food delivery and digital finance.

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