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On September 20, Mobike made its way to Washington, D.C., officially landing on the North American market. It also marks that Mobike featured Chinese creativity has entered the eighth country, which is a milestone in Mobike’s international expansion and leads Chinese innovation sail abroad. Washington D.C. welcomes the arrival of Mobike. The two sides worked…

On September 14, 2017, Shanghai Intellectual Property Court issued the first instance judgement on Hu Tao’s prosecution on Mobike (Beijing) Information Technology co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as the Mobike) for its infringement of the invention patents. Mobike’s bike lock control system is out of the scope of patent protection and thus it doesn’t infringe…

On September 7, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport convened managers of the district management departments and 15 sharing bike companies. After listening to the opinions and advices on sharing bikes’ delivery and management, the commission decided to stop putting new sharing bikes into markets. All the sharing bike companies show their understanding and support…

Two global technological forces are disrupting the peaceful ecological environment in Southeast Asia. They're not Silicon Valley technological companies like Google or Facebook. They are the two Chinese giants Tencent and Alibaba. The two companies provide the strongest financial support and the most successful business experience for venture capital firms in Southeast Asia. More and…

On July 25, Mobike announced its arrival in Italy, the first Mobike bicycles to move into Florence and Milan. Italy is the 4th overseas country that Mobike has entered after Singapore, Britain and Japan. The mayor of Fiorence, Dario Nardella, and mayor of Milan, Beppe Sala, both welcomed Mobike to their cities. It is reported…

On July 6, Chinese bike-sharing start-up ofo announced a 700 million dollar funding round. The Series E funding was led by Alibaba, Hony Capital, and CITIC Private Equity, with additional investment from current investors Didi Chuxing and DST Global. CEC Capital served as the exclusive financial advisor to ofo in the transaction. This news is…

Hundreds of workers in bright yellow uniforms assemble small yellow bicycles at the Tianjin Flying Pigeon bicycle factory on May 19. The workers hurriedly attach the wheels and gears to each frame, and every 15 seconds a new ofo unit is born. Workers at the end of the line load each new bike into cardboard…

Anything is possible in business. The “Sharing economy” has penetrated into every aspect of life: sharing bicycle, sharing umbrellas (which though proved to be a failure within only one day.) What are the problems behind this seemingly endless economy model? And where do we go from here? 2016 truly was the year of “sharing economy".…