Decrypted Podcast: What It Takes to Vanquish Uber

To conquer the world's largest ride-hailing market, Didi founder Cheng Wei waged and won fierce battles along the way

Very few things have stopped Uber in its quest for world domination -- except Didi, the Chinese ride-hailing startup that in August announced it will buy Uber's China operations. In this week's episode of Decrypted, Bloomberg Technology's Brad Stone and Lulu Chen tell the story of how Didi rose to prominence, and the battles its founder Cheng Wei waged to defeat dozens of Chinese rivals before taking on Uber. Now that it's conquered the world's largest ride-hailing market, can Didi finally make money?

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