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

The Wall Street Journal: China ride-sharing startup Didi Chuxing raises $4 billion in latest funding round

China’s ride-sharing platform Didi Chuxing Technology Co. has raised $4 billion in its latest round of funding, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 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

The billion dollar bike-sharing race hits the U.S.

A bike-sharing craze that has swept China over the past two years is picking up speed in cities across the United States, but with a different spin as tough local regulations rein in the roll-out of dockless bikes......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 16th, 2018

Chinese to enter Mexican bike-sharing market

Chinese firms Mobike and Ofo are gearing up to launch bike-shaing services in Mexico City, taking on incumbent ECOBICI. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 1st, 2018

Zagster raises $15M to support new type of bike sharing

Cambridge-based Zagster Inc. has raised $15 million to expand the new bike-sharing model it unveiled last fall. The new funding comes from New Jersey-based Edison Capital Partners, the same growth equity firm that invested $10 million in Zagster last.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2018

China"s FAW Car buys 10 percent stake in Mobike"s new car-sharing unit

BEIJING (Reuters) - FAW Car Co Ltd said on Sunday it was taking a 10 percent stake in Chinese bicycle-sharing startup Mobike's new car-sharing unit Mobike Chuxing Technology Co......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 7th, 2018

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