Uber has inspired so many on-demand services that the phrase ‘the Uber of _____’ has become more than a little tired.

This time, however, we’ve come across a service that is not only Uber-like in spirit and interface, but also in its team makeup.

Founded by Davis Wang, a former executive of UberChina, Mobike is an on-demand bicycle rental service. Like Uber, Mobike’s app features a simple interface that tracks your location and shows available bicycles nearby. Users can book a bike 15 minutes before using it, and use an in-app navigation service to find it.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.