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Didi funnels $1B into its auto services business
By Jon Russell - TechCrunch | August 7, 2018
In just five years, Didi Chuxing has attracted $20.6 billion in funding - including a $500 million injection from Booking Holdings last month. As the Chinese ride-hail app gauges its next move,... Read More
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Booking Holdings invests $500M in Didi ground transport platform
Booking Holdings invests $500M in Didi ground transport platform
Didi Chuxing has caught the eye of Booking Holdings, with a $500 million capital injection and a major strategic partnership. Read More
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Booking Holdings invests half a billion dollars in DiDi
Booking Holdings invests half a billion dollars in DiDi
By Martin Cowen | July 17, 2018
Booking Holdings has invested $500 million in mobility giant DiDi Chuxing and announced a strategic partnership, based around cross-selling each other's inventory. This morning's statement said: Read More
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China is becoming the main event in travel tech
China is becoming the main event in travel tech
By Sponsored Content | April 12, 2018
Sponsored by ITB. Technology has underpinned China's emergence as not only an important outbound travel market but also as the breeding ground for many of the digital and mobile innovations shaping Read More
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Venture capital investments in travel tech could hit record highs in 2018
Venture capital investments in travel tech could hit record highs in 2018
By Mitra Sorrells | March 28, 2018
Startups creating solutions to make travel more efficient, frictionless and interconnected received a record amount of venture capital funding in 2017 – at $25.45 billion it was a substantial 32%... Read More
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Didi targets rental alliance for electric cars
Didi targets rental alliance for electric cars
By Sarah Dai - South China Morning Post | February 8, 2018
Didi Chuxing, the dominant ride-hailing service operator in China, has formed an alliance with 12 carmakers to build an electric vehicle sharing network as it looks to move further into the country’s... Read More
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Cabify ride app funding
Ride-sharing app Cabify secures $160M funding
By Mitra Sorrells | January 24, 2018
A new round of funding and new app features are positioning Madrid-based ride-hailing service Cabify to put more pressure on Uber and other car services.   Read More
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Didi moves west in 99 ride-hail service buy in Brazil
By Kevin May | January 4, 2018
The pincer movement around Uber is growing, as Chinese giant Didi is confirmed as the new owner of Brazilian brand 99. Read More
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Didi starts to firm up global network, buys Brazilian partner
Didi starts to firm up global network, buys Brazilian partner
By Martin Cowen | January 4, 2018
Didi Chuxing has bought Brazil's biggest ride-hailing business 99 for a reported $1 billion. The deal comes almost a year to the day since Didi took a stake in 99 and started a strategic co-operati Read More
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Mobility players are not standing still but where next for Uber?
Mobility players are not standing still but where next for Uber?
By Martin Cowen | January 2, 2018
Three recent stories from the mobility sector - featuring Uber, Didi and Daimler - form a convenient structure on which to assess the current state of play in the sector formerly known as taxi apps. Read More
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Didi raises another multi-billion dollar round
Didi raises another multi-billion dollar round
By Kevin May | December 27, 2017
There are very few companies that would raise $5.5 billion, and then just over six months later bring in another $4 billion. Read More
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Another billion dollars for Ola, with more on the way
Another billion dollars for Ola, with more on the way
By Martin Cowen | October 12, 2017
India's leading mobility app Ola has raised $1.1 billion with un-named US investors taking part alongside Chinese digital giant Tencent. Tencent is making its first investment in Ola and led the ro Read More
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Didi adds another piece to its global jigsaw with Careem tie-up
Didi adds another piece to its global jigsaw with Careem tie-up
By Martin Cowen | August 8, 2017
Didi, China's dominant taxi app and mobility services provider, has linked up Middle East based Careem, its second investment and strategic partnership announcement in a week. The pair "will share Read More
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Didi adds another piece to its global jigsaw with Taxify tie-up
Didi adds another piece to its global jigsaw with Taxify tie-up
By Martin Cowen | August 2, 2017
China's taxi app giant Didi Chuxing has announced an investment in and strategic partnership with Estonia-based Taxify. Taxify operates in 25 cities and 18 countries in Europe, West Asia, Africa an Read More
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Didi and Softbank lead $2.5 billion round for Grab
Didi and Softbank lead $2.5 billion round for Grab
By Martin Cowen | July 26, 2017
The taxi-app goldrush continues apace, with southeast Asia's Grab in line for a $2.5 billion injection, the largest ever financing round seen in the region. The funding is being led by China's domi Read More
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