Go-Jek, Indonesia\u2019s most valuable technology startup, is in talks to raise at least $2 billion to fuel an accelerated expansion overseas, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.The Jakarta-based company plans to close the funding round in several weeks, the person said, asking not to be identified because the information is private. The startup\u2019s existing backers include Tencent Holdings Ltd., Temasek Holdings Pte and Warburg Pincus. Go-Jek is building up its arsenal to expand in Southeast Asia and fight Singapore-based rival Grab, which bought Uber Technologies Inc.\u2019s business in the region and has said it\u2019s on track to raise $3 billion in fresh capital this year.\u00a0The Indonesian company got its start with ride-hailing and has since added a range of on-demand services that lets users pay bills, order food and buy movie tickets. \u201cThere is an element of a land grab, not just in geography but also in different verticals, whether it\u2019s delivery or payments, as everyone\u2019s trying to put his stick in the ground,\u201d said Kuo-Yi Lim, managing partner at Monk\u2019s Hill Ventures in Singapore, which is not an investor in either company. \u201cThere\u2019s also a bit of an arms race going on\u201d in capital raisings between the two rivals. A Go-Jek representative declined to comment. Go-Jek has turned to acquisitions in recent years to build a group of leaders overseeing different businesses.\u201cWe are building a strong bench who really want to make a change in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia as we expand,\u201d Go-Jek President Andre Soelistyo told a panel at the Milken Institute Asia Summit on Friday. Go-Jek was founded in Jakarta and has been expanding beyond the Indonesian market it dominates. It began motorcycle hailing and courier delivery services in Hanoi on Sept. 12 after a soft launch in Ho Chi Minh City. \u201cGo-Viet,\u201d its brand in Vietnam, is the first of the company\u2019s international operations. The app has been downloaded 1.5 million times in six weeks and 25,000 drivers have joined the platform, according to the company. Go-Viet plans to roll out additional services such as car-hailing, food delivery and e-money services in a country that is home to more than 90 million people. \u201cConsumers need more choice and the market needs more competition to allow the industry to grow sustainably,\u201d Go-Jek Chief Executive Officer Nadiem Makarim said in a statement on Sept. 12. Go-Jek\u2019s planned expansion in Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines is on track, the company said. The Indonesian startup\u2019s last funding round brought in about $1.5 billion of new capital and valued the company at roughly $5 billion, Bloomberg News has reported.