Bike-sharing giant ofo has finally agreed to be bought out by Didi-Chuxing according to Chinese media. The deal is said to be worth $2 billion and that all other co-founders, except for CEO Dai Wei, will be leaving the company, according to the report.
This episode of TechBuzz China is our second of two focused on bike-sharing in China.
On the morning of June 11, Caixin.com revealed that, ofo, the Beijing-based bike-sharing platform, has a 1.5 billion yuan ($234.2 million) deficit with only 3.5 billion yuan left in user deposit.
On April 28, Wang Xing, Chairman of Mobike and CEO at Meituan-Dianping together with Mobike founder Hu Weiwei announced the new organizational adjustment in an internal letter.
Meituan, one of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms of services, announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement to acquire Mobike, one of the world’s largest smart bike-sharing companies.