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Lu is the latest in a series of high-profile AI experts to leave the company in the past year, amid fierce global competition for talent in the field.
The investment will make JD.com the second largest shareholder in Allianz China, said the insurance firm in a filing.
The deal will intensify the rivalry of their common backer Tencent Holdings with Alibaba Group.
The deal was brokered by Pony Ma, chief executive of Tencent Holdings, a backer of both companies.
The acquisition enlarges Alibaba’s food delivery empire, which includes delivery platform Koubei, as it competes with Meituan-Dianping.
Ofo claims it’s the largest investment garnered in a single round by a bike-sharing startup.
XtalPi uses AI, cloud computing and quantum physics to improve drug design processes.
The investment is Google’s second-ever in a Chinese startup.
The round values the firm at close to $50 billion and was joined by existing backer SoftBank.
The deal comes as Tencent pushes into retail, leveraging its relationship with JD.com and popular app WeChat.