Chinese on-demand service platform Meituan-Dianping overthrows Apple as the world’s most innovative company according to a recent ranking of American business magazine Fast Company.
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.
The annual session of the China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 is taking place from March 24 to 26, 2018, with “China in the New Era” as its theme. Meituan-Dianping CEO Xing Wang presented at the “New Lifestyles in the AI Era” session.
After operating a car-hailing service in Nanjing for 10 months, Meituan expanded its service to include Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Fuzhou and Xiamen on December 28.
Two Chinese online life service giants have stepped into the car-hailing business. Ctrip, a leading provider of travel services, launched car rental business together with Didi, Shouqi Group and AA Car Rent. At the same time, Meituan.com, a Chinese group buying website, launched a taxi service in seven cities.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has squeezed many new experiences into his schedule while in China. On December 4, Cook and Wang Xing, CEO of Meituan-Dianping, met in Dahuchun, a time-honored restaurant known for its pan-fried buns, after leaving the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen.
On the afternoon of September 4th. at the BRICS Summit, Wang Xing, the Meituan CEO, thinks China’s development and management in the field of Internet, especially the Internet+, has more referential significance to other BRICS countries and developing countries than the United States. Wang said that the integration between the Internet and people’s living level…