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A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S.

Original story at TechCrunch• 31 mentions • 1 month ago

TechCrunch 1 month ago

 
While Uber’s woes take center stage in the U.S., a different on-demand battle that’s been playing out in China is coming to the states. The battle isn’t over car sharing. It’s not over bus sharing, either, though that, too, is a growing focus for investors and automotive companies that are desperate to understand how cities and transportation are changing. This clash is over the latest wrinkle in urban bike-sharing – dockless bike sharing. And it has founders and VCs around the globe seeing dollar signs, while regulators are wrestling – again — with how to ensure they’re not victims of ...
 
 
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19 Apr
Parul Singh @parulia
The on-demand bicycle business races towards the US https://t.co/LmBejhiI5u https://t.co/Vc4sLjvLId
19 Apr
David S. Rose @davidsrose
Congrats to RTV portfolio company @SocialBicycles, leading the bike sharing industry https://t.co/ajoNHhL7BQ # via @techcrunch
18 Apr
pfrishauf @pfrishauf
To dock or not to dock, that is the question. Not for yacht owners, but urban bike-share riders (like me!) https://t.co/oNGVfSCoNc
18 Apr
Techny-Gal Marshall @TechnyGal
Insurance? This dockless #SocialBicycle thing in #smartcities might just take off. Small carbon 👣 #cleanenergy #iot https://t.co/UcvCQ6qhGx
17 Apr
Semil @semil
1a/ Outstanding column by @cookie on bikesharing trend flowing from Asia: https://t.co/bLdOT6WiMB [1st WeChat, 2nd… https://t.co/PytYrC2DEc
17 Apr
Alex Jubien @AlexJubien
Dockless bike sharing - big money https://t.co/wZxe9i5rY4
17 Apr
James Gleave @jamesgleave1
VCs are seeing dollar signs in bike sharing. It's good to see the sector getting recognition at least. https://t.co/3Exb5JWzGc
17 Apr
Raphaël Cherrier @raphaelcherrier
RT @UrbanUsCo: A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/vCbLK2j307
17 Apr
Gavin Heaton @servantofchaos
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/snVJq2uXgK
16 Apr
Marcus P. Zillman @zillman
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/ItDw6Wvr8t
16 Apr
jesus monleon @jemonleon
Venga q no falte pasta para los bicings.On-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/QYulAts30I
16 Apr
Sui 🇬🇧 Branding @SuiSuiBox
RT @HUBbusiness: #Startup A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/F7n6zB6KD3 #HubBus…
16 Apr
Doug Wolfgram @dougwolfgram
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs #mustread #feedly https://t.co/AfSIqb6lna
16 Apr
Ozi Amanat @OziAmanat
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/Ep9kTyuhuq
16 Apr
Jon Russell @jonrussell
Great piece on the rise of bicycle sharing startups https://t.co/YTTnWh8wz2
16 Apr
Peter Vesterbacka @pvesterbacka
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/RPisHTH7cs via @techcrunch
16 Apr
Mike Butcher @mikebutcher
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, & VCs are seeing dollar signs in Dockless bikes. https://t.co/07GcldHUVu # via @techcrunch
16 Apr
UpSearch @UpSearch
* A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/GmFf95xKrE @TechCrunch
16 Apr
Jim Finwick @jimfinwick
#startup A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/6QjnKiAagA
15 Apr
Rick Robinson @itsRickRobinson
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/9s5r57TLmo https://t.co/hEm34uJ3R7
15 Apr
Mr. DIY @diy_website
Top story: A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the US, and VCs are seeing… https://t.co/UxxSNGf0cq, see more https://t.co/cxxrLC9ocV
15 Apr
Lennie Jarratt @ljarratt
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs - https://t.co/jGQDh3dRfG
15 Apr
Brian Hurley @brianhurley
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/CKMSx1JzjU
15 Apr
Ak Baş @wittich
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/WogXyrWA6w #tc
15 Apr
John Koetsier @johnkoetsier
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/rZhg5pZ7mR https://t.co/shn48aHUCS
15 Apr
Daniel Gaither @Daniel_Gaither
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/Cxa0ORBoWF https://t.co/0PzwwM9z9d
15 Apr
T.Alc @Thomasalcaraz
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/gqjFOEprfm https://t.co/3Z5gFyj6im
15 Apr
Nick Chater @nick_chater
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/XJbvtmNVJK #EdTech
15 Apr
Pascal Rossini @pascalrossini
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/8vY3czB1GH https://t.co/vlOT34fqWW
15 Apr
Paul Lopez @lopezunwired
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U.S. — and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/sZAWebDIxM #tech https://t.co/L9ygZx2jfY
15 Apr
TechCrunch @TechCrunch
A new on-demand battle is speeding toward the U․S․ -- and VCs are seeing dollar signs https://t.co/Rs4ML4kvD2 by @cookie