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Chinese bike sharing sharing startup Ofo has reportedly raised $1 billion

Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesChinese bike-sharing startup Ofo has raised $1 billion (£750 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

This Chinese Bike-Share Startup Just Raised Another $215 Million

Investment interest remains strong for the category. Chinese bike-sharing start-up Mobike has closed a $215 million series D fundin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 4th, 2017

This Chinese Startup Solved the Biggest Problem in Bike-Sharing

No dock? No problem. When Davis Wang took a look at bike-sharing programs around the world, he identified a problem with many of the incumbents: docking stations. The technology forces people to travel to certain pl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited a $1 billion bike-sharing startup in China (AAPL)

AppleHONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple chief execu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2017

Zagster"s race to become the "next big transportation business in Boston" just got a big boost

Zagster, a Cambridge-based startup that sells full-service bike-sharing programs to cities, companies and universities, has raised $10 million in a Series B round of funding led by New Jersey's Edison Partners, the company announced Thursday. The star.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2017

Bicycles Are Piling Up on Chinese Streets. What’s a Bike-Sharing Company Like Ofo to Do?

It’s not a matter that our company alone can resolve, said its founder. A giant pothole has emerged on the path to success for Chinese bike-sharing companies. Authorities in China and in the global cities that start-ups .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 7th, 2017

A Chinese Bike-Sharing Giant Is Considering a Move into Car-Sharing

Mobike wants to solve the “last-mile challenge.” One of China's bike-sharing giants could be expanding from.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 5th, 2017

Cambridge"s Zagster thinks it has alternative to Chinese bike-sharing model

Chinese startups — some of them backed by hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital investment — have clogged their country's biggest cities this year with shared bicycles that can be parked anywhere, and they're now racing to bring the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

China’s bike-sharing bubble goes bust

The special Sino Saturday edition of CEO Daily. And so it begins. Chinese media report that Bluegogo,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 19th, 2017

Lyft raises another $1 billion in funding led by Google parent Alphabet"s CapitalG

Ride-sharing service Lyft said Thursday it has raised another $1 billion in funding in a round led by Google parent Alphabet Inc.'s CapitalG, the company said in.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Lyft"s cofounders met on Facebook and lived on opposite coasts — here"s how they launched a $7.5 billion startup long-distance

Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images John Zimmer and Logan Green met through a mutual friend on Facebook. Both were thinking about starting a ride-sharing service. Lyft, then called "Zimride," was a si.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

LimeBike raises $50 million to expand dockless bike-sharing in the US

LimeBike Just a few months after launching with a $12 million seed round, dockless bike-sharing startup LimeBike announced today that it has secured a whopping $50 million to expand nationwi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2017

The Airbnb of Cars Just Bought A Startup From Its Newest Investor

And it raised $92 million. Turo, the San Francisco-based company that lets people rent out their vehicles to strangers via an app, has raised $92 million and is acquiring Croove, a car-sharing service launched in Germa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 6th, 2017

Why Chinese companies are dumping bikes in cities around the world

Dockless bike sharing has transformed China and is catching on — but not everyone is thrilled......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 1st, 2017

Japan-Based Softbank Invests $4.4 Billion in Shared-Office Provider WeWork

WeWork Cos. has confirmed that Japanese telecommunications conglomerate Softbank Group Corp. will invest $3 billion directly into the office-sharing startup and $1.4 billion into three newly created su.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytAug 28th, 2017

WeWork Just Got $4.4 Billion More From SoftBank

The office sharing startup was last valued at $21 billion......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 25th, 2017

WeWork Raises $4.4 Billion From SoftBank

The office sharing startup was last valued at $21 billion......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 24th, 2017

Startup unveils "dockless" bike-sharing system

A demonstration of five bright-orange "dockless" bikes and their new technology on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk on Monday gave New Yorkers a taste of what the city's bike-sharing industry could look... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 14th, 2017

China bike-sharing firm Ofo to raise $1 bn in funding round led by SoftBank

According to the sources, Ofo could reach a valuation of close to $3 billion after the funding.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 28th, 2017

What a Chinese Bike-Sharing Company Can Teach Global Businesses

The center of gravity for innovation is moving east. On the morning this issue went to p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 20th, 2017

In the US, China’s bike sharing behemoths face an uphill climb

Are Mobike, Ofo and other Chinese bike ventures too capitalist for America? I’m in New York this week, en route to Fortune’s annu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 15th, 2017