Two veteran China startup founders are planing to start a new ride hailing app using blockchain technology. Chen Weixing is a co-founder of ride hailing app Kuadi that was later merged with Didi Chuxing. His partner in the new venture is Yang Jun, a co-founder of consumer services marketplace Meituan. Details are scant, but crypto-anything in China is hot among China’s investors. And these two...
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