Amazon in talks to partner Go-Jek
Amazon has held preliminary talks on a partnership with Indonesian ride-hailing start-up Go-Jek Group, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
The world's biggest online retailer would make a sizeable investment in Go-Jek and tap into the Jakarta-based company's delivery infrastructure in Indonesia, the report said.
Neither Amazon nor Go-Jek responded immediately to a request for comment.
One of Indonesia's first unicorn companies, Go-Jek, has 20 services and has evolved from ride-sharing to allowing its customers to make online payments and order everything from food to groceries and massage services.
It was reported last month that the ride-hailing company is valued at up to US$10 billion (S$13.8 billion).
Investors in Go-Jek include Alphabet Inc, Alibaba Group Holdings Inc and Tencent Holdings.
Visa Inc said it invested in the company as part of its Series F fund-raising round. - REUTERS
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