The Founder and CEO of Ninebot
Gao Lufeng, who graduated from BUAA, founded Ninebot in February 2012 which is engaged in the field of innovative short transportation, including R&D, sales and service of products in a variety of forms such as single-wheel and two-wheeled self-balancing vehicle.
In October 2014, it received over $80 million from Xiaomi, Sequoia Capital, Shunwei Capital, West Summit Capital; in April 2015, it acquired the world’s most renowned No.1 company in private transportation, SEGWAY INC (Segway) ;in June 2015, it completed $60 million financing, becoming a company of $1 billion scale.
In April 2015, it acquired the founder of self-balancing vehicle, the world leading private transportation equipment company – Segway.
The current Segway &Ninebot Group is the world’s largest company in short transportation, with more than 400 key industry patents, with distribution and marketing network in nearly 100 countries, with companies in Beijing / USA / Singapore and production bases in Tianjin / Changzhou / USA. Meanwhile, the enterprise makes continuous exploration in such areas as service robots, and robots products jointly developed with the world’s leading companies and organizations will be launched this year.