Food delivery disrupted as China stays home

By Nicole Jao

Feb 13, 20205 min read A Meituan delivery guy picks up vegetables at the local market on Feb 4, 2020. (Image credit: TechNode/ Shi Jiayi)Editor’s note: This article was originally published in In focus/Meituan, TechNode’s biweekly newsletter on the …

From bad Tsinghua student to Meituan second in command

By Liu Peng

Jan 30, 20208 min read Wang Huiwen, co-founder and Senior Vice President of Meituan Dianping demonstrating Meituan’s autonomous delivery service (Image credit: TechNode/Masha Borak)This article originally appeared on TechNode’s Chinese-language…

Luckin Coffee announces 2 new bids to raise cash

By Eliza Gkritsi

Jan 8, 20202 min read Luckin Coffee’s self-service coffee machine. (Image credit: Rancaijing)Chinese online-to-offline beverage chain Luckin Coffee announced two separate developments on Tuesday aimed at a major cash raise including a five-year bond…

NEV fleet logistics startup DST completes Series C1

By Eliza Gkritsi

Jan 6, 20201 min read Freight truck waiting to be loaded with cargo in Cape Town, South Africa on Feb. 2, 2017. (Image credit: Bigstock/RichTPhoto)DST, a startup which provides online logistics solutions for new energy vehicle (NEV) fleet management…