[Abstract] informed sources revealed to the Tencent technology, drops taxi and fast taxi merged into a company, its valuation of $6 billion, or even quickly rushed to the capital market.
Tencent technology Lei Jianping Xin Yan February 13th reported
used to raise a Babel of criticism of the taxi war or will soon fall off. Tencent science and technology multi channel inquiry was informed that drops taxi and fast taxi merger case has been settled, the two sides will form a new company, drops taxi CEO Cheng Wei or as the new company CEO.
technology insider to the Tencent said, taxi drops and quick taxi merger has been their shareholder identity, especially Tencent and Alibaba of competition, WeChat and Alipay to pay around mobile payments heats up, make the combination of once considered impossible.
"both sides with very important reason is that from the taxi industry and cut into the car industry, they rely on strong capital behind the fight, but fight to the end, but were unable to win the victory of the market, just wasting capital, also upset the traditional taxi market."
these people said, a lot of times, many people think impossible, but everything is possible in the Internet industry. Drops taxi and fast taxi merged into a company, its valuation of $6 billion, or even quickly rushed to the capital market.
taxi drops and quick taxi merge for new companies in the taxi market and car market share rapidly, also let the car is easy to fall into a dilemma. A insiders pointed out that the car is easy to either become fodder, or to find a stronger rival alliance.
, however, at present, drops taxi, fast taxi, Alibaba, Tencent parties also did not make a clear statement on the rumors.
to take care of employees’ emotional merger news issued
when the taxi drops and quick taxi with the news when raise a Babel of criticism of fast taxi, there are a lot of related parties do not believe that even a quick taxi out with rap early founders is false news, said Ali and Tencent may not shake hands.
however, a person close to the science and technology Tencent said, once you think the taxi drops and quick taxi can not be combined, but when it really comes very quickly, Tencent and Ali in this matter has to shake hands, but did not determine the final plan.
" is only a small percentage of the shares held by Tencent and Alibaba in the new company. If with no new funding, according to a recent financing value calculation, the new company formed after the merger of the valuation of about $6 billion."
an investment community to Tencent technology revealed that drops taxi and fast taxi is likely to sign a final agreement in February 16th, which is next Monday announced the merger news. Of course, the message may not be announced, mainly to take care of both employees’ emotions."
fast taxi a shareholder