Ganji and 58 city, the two also imitate Craigslist and classified information website was established in 2005, after 7 years of popularity and platform competition, began a new round of "transformation of tug of war". In the face of advertising and value-added services revenue growth bottlenecks, the two companies are exploring more suitable business model.
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classification information website is whirling from 2005 Yang Haoyong and Yao Jinbo, have been founded Ganji and 58 city now, two industry leaders in the competition have gone through 7 years, now they go to the junction of the key.
Ganji and 58 city in this situation have taken the strategy, the former on the ants short rent, the choice of the transformation of the electricity supplier.
Ganji and 58 city, the two also imitate the classified information website Craigslist, after years of popularity and platform competition, began a new round of "transformation of tug of war". In the face of the original business advertising and value-added services revenue growth bottlenecks, the two companies are exploring more suitable business model.
market betting ants short rent
this spring, in the face of funding strand breaks, large layoffs, high debt management and other rumors, the industry was once suspected of profitability classification information website. Recently, Ganji CEO Hao Yang Chung announced that in the year of the newly established "ants short rent" will continue to increase investment, the amount is $10 million.
"in the last 3 months, the average user ants short rent under the" more than 2 times, "Yang Haoyong said," at present the ant station number 40 thousand landlord, listing the number 200 thousand, the future will increase the short rental business investment, ants short rent can achieve ganji.com become a company valuation of $one billion the opportunity."
Hao Yang Chung CEO also recently announced that, for three consecutive months, the market’s short rental business, the total number of orders more than 100 thousand, the growth rate of more than 25%, the market has become the fastest growing business.
ant short term refers to leisure travel backpacker to find temporary residence, but also value the price. In fact, a year ago, Yang Haoyong announced the establishment of ants short rental website is not so emboldened enough, is to emphasize the O2O (Online To Offline) an attempt in the field of, will invest $20 million, including $10 million for subsidized tenants and landlords, and the estimated two years will lose money, no profit. As for the additional investment funds, Yang Haoyong bluntly: "not financing, Ganji is not short of money."
however, Yang Haoyong said that at present the ants short term daily flow of 40% Ganji also rely on "blood transfusion", ants short rental business accounted for the total business volume of less than 10% ganji.com. According to Yang Haoyong revealed that the current collection of 10% yuan of merchants short rent a profit from Chengdu, while the general large travel sites pumping between Chengdu to >