The new coronavirus outbreak is pressuring share prices for China’s biggest tech companies including Alibaba, JD, Baidu, and Ctrip.
Chinese P2P platform for tour guide services Nilai.com announced the completion of a 15 million yuan ($2.3 million USD) pre-A round of funding on Tuesday. The funding was led by Beijing Fuyuan and will be used to improve the app and enhance the marketing outreach to attract more local guides in overseas countries. Nilai.com, whose Chinese name translates […]
China has kicked off 2016 with a serious milestone – more than half their 1.37 billion population is now connected to the internet, according to a report released by state-backed China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). As of January first 2016, 688 million Chinese people had access to the internet, accounting for 50.3% of the […]
China’s top three internet companies are competing by proxy through their stakes in the domestic car services market following Baidu’s undisclosed investment in Uber earlier this week. Internet giants Alibaba and Tencent are already backing taxi-apps Kuaidi Dache and Didi Dache respectively. Users of Chinese taxi-apps are expected to number 45 million by 2015, and local […]
The old story: Big Chinese Internet companies would, rather than buy or invest in startups, hire a bunch of engineers to build products on their own or do pixel-to-pixel knockoffs. Big names like Tencent are notorious for killing startups by doing so, with better products or the ability of converting existing users. Recognized reasons include […]