Car-hailing apps have over 60% penetration rate across all city tiers and age groups in China. 84.7% users from China’s first-tier cities use car-hailing services; and, they used car-hailing apps 8.7 times on average in the past month according to an FT research.
Didi, Uber’s China Rival, announced a total number of 1.43 billion orders in 2015 including taxi, private car, carpooling, bus, test drive, corporate service and other services. And, the total number of registered Didi users had reached 250 million by the end of 2015.
Despite the continuous weak growth and even decline in smartphone sales in China, major domestic mobile phone manufacturers still set a “big leap” of shipping target in H1 2015. Although foreign brands iPhone and Samsung still held a large market share, domestic brands as Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi and TCL etc. all set their phone sales […]
Uber China finished nearly US$1 billion financing from Baidu, China Credit Bank, and other large enterprises in China, which made its valuation approximately US$7.5 billion. However, this hasn’t been confirmed by Uber. Uber has also been financing, and the current valuation is about US$51 billion, surpassing the Chinese mobile phone manufacturers Xiaomi to be the […]
According to Leiphone.com, Uber China recently launched a second round of financing; the company’s valuation is between US$6 billion and US$7 billion in July 2015.
In the costly-spending O2O field, almost all firms have a grievous history of fraud transactions and anti-fraud transactions. Uber, Didi, and other vehicle calling services have become the trades favoured by many over the past two years, due to their high-profile spending of scores of millions US dollars every day.
In Q1 2015 in China, the top 3 private car service apps were Didi private car (including Yihao private car), Yidao yongche and Uber by total number of active users. EnfoDesk estimates that China private car service will strengthen its service and become the first choice for tier-1 and tier-2 citizens in the near future.
Fortune magazine published 40 Under 40 list last month and Tang Yan (35 yeas old), who is founder and CEO of Momo getting listed on NASDAQ, ranking 24, is the only one from China.
In a survey conducted by Tencent, 17% respondents said it’s convenient for their daily transport with taxi service mobile apps while 45% had no idea about what such mobile app is. Since 26% respondents thought it still needs to improve and many Chinese mobile users are not aware of taxi service mobile app, there is […]