Chinese start-up Mobike gains $600 million in biggest financing round to date

June 16, 2017 By Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese bike-sharing start-up Mobike said it has raised $600 million in a financing round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd, its biggest financing round to date as it seeks to expand aggressively. With the latest injection the firm, which has operations in around 100 Chinese cities, has raised over $900 million since October. It has also expanded to Singapore, and recently launched a pilot service for 1,000 bikes in the UK, starting in the cities of Manchester and Salford. “We will accelerate…

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