China’s O2O space continues to see regular and generous funding rounds despite warnings of a capital winter. On Monday, Renren Kuaidi or ‘Everyone’s Express’ (our translation), a Sichuan-based crowdsourced delivery platform, announced the completion of a 50 million RMB (about $7.7 million USD) round of Series B funding.

Founded in 2011, Renren Kuaidi began as a crowdsourcing platform for delivering lifestyle products from local boutique stores, such as cake, coffee, or flowers. Anyone on Renren Kuaidi’s app can apply to be a courier and pick up nearby delivery orders via their transportation mode of choice: bike, scooter, motorcycle, car, metro, or on foot.

In the last two years, the app has expanded to encompass a wider variety of crowdsourced services, such as ‘Help Me Buy’, where couriers not only deliver products, but purchase them at a brick-and-mortar venues. In 2015, Renren Kuaidi added an even broader service called ‘Help Me’, which lets users put in requests for almost any service, including waiting in line, moving furniture, changing light bulbs, and more. Currently, the startup takes 20% from each completed order.

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Eva Xiao

Eva Xiao is a tech reporter based in Shanghai. Contact her at eva.xiao@technode.com or evawxiao (wechat & twitter).