Unicorns 46/229 – GO-JEK
Founder: Nadiem Makarim, Michaelangelo Moran
Key people: Nadiem Makarim (Co-Founder), Michaelangelo Moran (Co-Founder)
Number of employees: ~5000
GO-JEK is an Indonesian hyperlocal transport, logistics and payments startup founded in 2010. It aims to improve the welfare of workers in Indonesia’s vast informal sector. It is also the first startup of Indonesian origin to be classified as a Unicorn after closing a round of funding in August 2016. GO-JEK’s fleet now exceeds 200,000 drivers and includ es motorcycles, cars and trucks. People in 25 cities in Indonesia can now hail a ride via GO-JEK including Medan, Batam, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Jambi, Padang, Bandar Lampung, Jabodetabek, Bandung, Sukabumi, Yogyakarta, Semarang, Solo, Surabaya, Gresik, Malang, Sidoarjo, Balikpapan, Samarinda, Pontianak, Banjarmasin, Manado, Makassar, Denpasar, Mataram.