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startups in china

China’s ride-hailing wars are back

[ad_1] A junction in Shanghai / Photo credit: Carlos ZGZ In China, where ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing enjoys about 75 percent market share, there’s something new afoot: competition. The challenger? Meituan-Dianping, a startup sometimes known as the ‘Yelp of China.’ At first glance, Meituan-Dianping seems like an...

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China’s 10 biggest investments in 2017

[ad_1] China saw a bit of a slowdown in startup funding in 2017, with the US$51.6 billion ploughed into tech companies lower than 2016’s US$53.9 billion, according to the Tech in Asia database. Despite the drop, the average deal size grew, reaching a record US$31.9 million...

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Look out, Mofo: new bike-share contender nabs $500m

[ad_1] Photo credit: Andrew Gook / Unsplash Look out, Mobike and Ofo (or “Mofo,” as I like to call China’s top two bike-share apps). A new contender has just emerged, thanks to US$500 million in funding. The huge injection into Hello Bike shows investors are not spooked...

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Tencent’s biggest investments in 2017

[ad_1] Tencent operates China’s most popular social app: WeChat. Photo credit: Sinchen Lin Chinese social and gaming giant Tencent had another blockbuster year. Its market capitalization skyrocketed from around US$200 billion to almost half a trillion dollars over the course of 2017 – even surpassing Facebook’s...

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Alibaba invests in electric car startup

[ad_1] Photo credit: Xpeng. Online shopping giant Alibaba has invested in an electric car startup, it said today. Alibaba confirmed the move this evening to Tech in Asia following rumors in Chinese media about it funding Xpeng (also known as Xiaopeng), which last month launched its first...

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China’s most addictive news app Toutiao eyes world domination with AI feeds

[ad_1] Chinese news aggregator Toutiao sucks in daily active users for 74 minutes per day. Photo credit: Antonio Tajuelo. Despite multibillion-dollar valuations, Chinese tech giants have little presence overseas – excluding investments – especially on the consumer side. Bytedance, a rising Chinese unicorn, does not want...

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Wheels fall off a third startup as bike-sharing boom grinds to a halt

[ad_1] Photo credit: Mingbike. And then there were three. After the recent implosions of two rival services, a third Chinese bike-sharing startup is this month falling to pieces. Mingbike has fired 99 percent of its staff, some of whom haven’t been paid for months, reported the South...

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