SE Asia's super app race is all about fintech, and Grab may have fallen behind

For Southeast Asia’s leading super apps, financial services may hold the key to future growth.

While most platforms such as Gojek, Grab, Shopee, and Tokopedia started off their fintech services by offering payments, they have since expanded into buy now pay later (BNPL), insurance, and investment products. Some, such as Gojek and Sea Ltd-owned Shopee, even have integration with digital banks.

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