China is home to the world's largest companies in the bike sharing market where ofo
and Mobike (acquired by Meituan) hold about 90-95% of the overall Chinese market.
by the time it entered India had venture capital funding from Chinese technology firms Xiaomi, Didi Chuxing and Russian Digital Sky Technologies.
In July, Ofo
announced it was to pull out of Sheffield just six months after setting up there.
has led the dockless market, although the company recently announced that it is sharply reducing its U.S.
A flaw makes the handlebars liable to snap, alleges the Ofo
whistleblower, who did not want to be named.
Present at the meeting were officials from Swiss Re, a wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer; Van Oord, a contractor for dredging, marine engineering, offshore and energy products; East West Seed, which is involved in plant breeding; Ofo
, which is the world's first and largest dock-free bicycle-sharing platform; Zuellig Pharma; ABB; and Rabobank Singapore and Representative Markets.
Giants like Alibaba and Tencent deepened their presence there while smaller companies like Ofo
, Mobike, and YITU began to positively engage the ASEAN region.
Their bundle could be made up of bus and rail services, taxi, car club and cycle hire and in the future could also include driverless vehicles and dock-less bike schemes like Ofo
, which is coming to Leeds soon.
Dockless scooters follow a wave of shared transport technologies that started with Uber cars, then expanded to shared commuter vans, and more recently added "leave them anywhere" shared bikes such as Ofo
Hadden, director of the EEOC's Office of Federal Operations (OFO
co-founder Xue Ding said he similarly sees AI as "an important topic" for his bike-sharing startup, which last month launched in Australia.
Pale green LimeBike, orange Spin and yellow Ofo
bicycle dot Seattle in growing numbers.