Chinese travel search Qunar (NYSE:QUNRannounced today it followed the $15 million Series B financing for GrabTaxi, a Singapore-based taxi-calling app targeting at Southeast Asia market.

The round is led by GGV Capital with participation from existing investor Vertex Venture Holdings, which just invested an undisclosed amount of Series A financing a few months earlier.

GrabTaxi is now operating in 15 cities across Southeast Asian countries like Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia, with more than 20,000 taxi driver users. The Series B round will be used to fuel GrabTaxi’s growth into new cities in the region, as well as driver loyalty and retention programs.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.