Why Meituan-Dianping is the current TMD standout

FinanceAsia looks at why the O2O giant is leading China's two other high-flying startups as it prepares to make its way to the public market.

A trio of high-flying Chinese startups are poised to challenge the country’s technology triumvirate by altering the way people live and interact with each other.

Toutiao, Meituan-Dianping and Didi Chuxing collectively known as TMD have irresistible momentum behind them as they bring fundamental changes to entertainment, consumption and travel, respectively.

There are high hopes that TMD can become the next BAT Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent which have dominated China’s internet industry for years.

For now, Meituan-Dianping appears to be leading the race.

Its profile is huge if you live in China, it is very unlikely you have never...

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