Dianping is a Chinese mobile internet company operating a local life information and trading platform.
Dianping provides detailed merchant information, consumer service rating services, and featured promotions to its users. In addition, Dianping also provides group-buying, e-membership cards, online restaurant reservations, and other online to offline services.
Dianping has nearly 75 million monthly active users, over 28 million reviews, and more than 6 million local businesses covering approximately 2,300 cities across China.
Dianping was founded by Tao Zhang and co-founded by Jason Li, Bo Zhang, Shuhong Ye, and Edward Long. The platform was launched in April 2013 in Shanghai.
Since 2003, Dianping has completed four rounds of financing. In January 2006, Dianping received an investment from Sequoia Capital in its first round of financing.