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A Y Combinator-backed bicycle cafe is now in more countries than Starbucks

Wheelys, made up of over 550 bicycle carts and quasi-employees, is quietly becoming one of the world's fastest growing café chains. With mobile locations in 65 countries — more than Starbucks — it's pushing against the notion that a café needs to stay in one place. "Inspired by Airbnb and Uber's new way of doing business, we wanted to find a way of bypassing the old laws of the industry by not buying physical space," Wheelys co-founder and CEO Maria De La Croix tells Business Insider.
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