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On September 25th in 2017, China's leading second-hand car dealer Renren Car announced a new round of financing of $200 million to support its rapid expansion strategy. The strategic investor is the world's leading travel platform Didi Chuxing. The two sides will also have all-round in-depth cooperation around the auto-industry, jointly build a new trading…

A few days ago Taqu launched a “shared girlfriends” project that attracted lots of attention, but was eventually fined and forced into suspension. Although we are in fact witnessing the dawn of the sharing economy era, it doesn’t mean that the concept applies to everything. Many are jumping on the bandwagon and slapping on the…

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…

With the buzzword “Sharing Economy” spreading like wildfire recently, some folks online started joking about having sharable girlfriends next. Taqu (Touch), a popular Chinese adult product m-commerce and socializing app that just went listed on NEEQ (National Equities Exchange and Quotations), recently launched a service for delivering “shared girlfriends”. However, the service isn’t delivering actual…

In early August, a batch of brand new BMW 1-series sedans showed on the streets of Shenyang. These luxury vehicles, equipped with Wifi connection, facial recognition, smart voice assistant, are shared cars which cost users only 1.5RMB per kilometer. Though it turned out that BMW Brilliance Automobile or BMW China were not behind this, luxury…

Recently, sharing gym have appeared in one neighborhood in Beijing, which occupies as small area as the newsstand. Its external wall impressively has words "Mipao -- self-help fitness". So, what do these mini gyms have inside? Self-service gym covers an area of about 4 square meters. It only has a treadmill inside, equipped with TV,…

Sharing economies are becoming more and more daring and imaginative in China. Besides the already existing shared bicycles, basketballs, umbrellas, portable batteries, you can even "share" bedrooms now. Lately, the concept of “shared sleeping capsules” have emerged in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and other cities. Beijing-based Xiangshui (means shared sleeping) Space is a self-service resting pod…

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".…