Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving technology development subsidiary, has set up a Chinese subsidiary to test and design its self-driving cars, as discovered recently by Chinese media.
NIO Automobile submitted its prospectus to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. It plans to raise up to US$1.8 billion, which will be the largest listing of a Chinese auto company in the United States.
Ucommune, previously UrWork, the only Chinese unicorn in the co-working space, announced on August 14 that the company received a new round of funding from RK Properties and Jingrong Holdings, raising 300 million yuan ($45 million) at a post-money valuation of $ 1.8 billion.
Chinese electric vehicle startup XPENG Motors officially announces the completion of its Series B+ round of 4 billion yuan today, with Primavera Capital Group, Morningside Venture Capital, as well as Chairman and CEO of XPENG Motors He Xiaopeng himself jointly leading the investment.
Binance, a major cryptocurrency exchange, announced the purchase of Trust Wallet on July 31. This is Binance’s first acquisition and the aim is to add an on-chain mobile wallet to its list of services with other integration possibilities in the future.
Faraday Future (FF) announced on July 30 (PDT) the completion of its first body-in-white FF 91 electric vehicle (EV) in its Hanford assembly plant in Los Angeles.
Ofo dispelled rumors on July 30 that its negotiation with DiDi Chuxing is soon to come to a close.
The Chinese bike-sharing startup ofo confirmed with Quartz that the company is laying off employees in its North American marketing, communications, and engineering teams, along with its recent withdrawal from other markets.
Inke Inc. welcomed its first trading day on July 12 on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, starting with a 40 percent surge on its share price within the first 15 minutes.
Luckin Coffee announced on July 11 the completion of their Series A funding round, giving the company a valuation of $1 billion and bringing it into the unicorn club.
Internet fitness company Keep Inc. raised the single largest fundraising round in the world’s Internet fitness industry, with Goldman Sachs leading the $127 million investment in their Series D round on July 10.
XPeng responded today to the case of a former Apple employee charged with stealing trade secrets in the U.S., claiming its close attention to intellectual property.
The Russian edition of Forbes magazine wrote an article on March 8, 2018, about the emergence of tech start-ups and unicorn companies in China’s internet industry.
Mobike, one of the world’s largest bike-sharing companies, has just launched its new pedal-assisted electric bikes as well as a deposit refund plan at the launch event on July 5.
On the morning of June 28, sources from China Entrepreneur Magazine disclose that leading e-commerce platform Pinduoduo is rumored to be filing for an IPO at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission next week, with Goldman Sachs and China International Capital Corporation as the main underwriters.