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Getting Bikes off the Streets Helps Bike-Sharing Firms

China's bike-sharing regulations accomplished what the firms wanted to do on their own, but were unlikely to achieve.

by Brian Viard | Dec. 18 2020

What Happened to the Sharing Economy in China?

A steep economic slowdown is exacerbating the problems for once-golden startups in the sharing economy.

by Matthew Fulco | Jun. 17 2020

Co-Working Capital: Investment is Flowing into China’s Shared Office Market

Co-working spaces are a booming industry concept in China thanks to billions of dollars in funding.

by Mable-Ann Chang | Sep. 2 2019

After Ofo: How the Bike-sharing Firm’s Collapse Changed China’s Tech Sector

The implosion of Ofo is a sign that the country’s startup ecosystem needs to find a new growth model.

by Dominic Morgan | May. 13 2019

What Defines China’s Business Future? Data, Smart Systems, and Sharing

Professor Teng Bingsheng discusses the growing impact of digitalization on China's business landscape.

by Bingsheng Teng | May. 14 2018

Is China’s Sharing Economy on Borrowed Time?

With the sharing economy reaching fever pitch in China, the concept could be in for a reality check.

by Tom Nunlist | Nov. 6 2017

Is Didi Chuxing Grappling With a Pyrrhic Victory in China?

Didi Chuxing's battes in China are far from over.

by Liu Sha | Dec. 8 2016

Uber-Didi Merger Ends a Fierce Rivalry for Market Share

The battle for car hailing market share has ended with Uber merging its Chinese business with Didi Chuxing.

by Jiang Yaling | Sep. 7 2016

New regulations may hit Didi-Uber and give Yidao Yongche a chance: an interview with Yidao’s CEO

Yidao Yongche was the first car-hailing business in China. At first, the company was badly affected by opposition from.

by Liu Sha and Deng Yuanyuan | Aug. 22 2016

Rachel Botsman on the Collaborative Economy

The sharing economy has gone from being a niche idea most familiar to Silicon Valley insiders to one that has.

by Chris Russell | Feb. 2 2016

How Tujia, ‘China’s Airbnb’, is Different from Airbnb

Four-year-old online vacation rental site Tujia, which is valued at $1 billion, offers Airbnb-like services with unique.

by Neelima | Aug. 12 2015

No Purchase Necessary: the Sharing Economy in China

The sharing economy has been threatening traditional industries in the West. Now it’s gaining a foothold in China.

by Colin Shek | Feb. 3 2015

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