Civilized Cycles

E-bikes for people who drive

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Technology, Retail, Consumer Goods & Products, Community & Lifestyle, Transportation & Storage
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Brooklyn, NY
Expected Close Date
April 29, 2024
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Key Deal Facts

We've raised $2.3M+ to date and have generated $150k+ in revenue
E-bike buyers of tomorrow will want what cars do for them today - comfort, passenger capacity, cargo
Civilized Cycles has patented key technologies to sustainably differentiate and win this space
Rated 4.8/5 on Kingscrowd, the leading source for crowdfunding ratings, research and analytics
Core team & advisors includes experts from Vespa, Schwinn, PwC, Citibike, Lyft and Nielsen
Rapidly growing e-bike market, predicted to be a $70B+ industry by 2030
Suspension, Geofencing, and Kinetic Energy Management systems have scale commercial applications

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Zachary Schieffelin Co-Founder & CEOSerial founder - started and grew Vespa Soho into the largest volume US Vespa dealer, and created Carbon Negative, an early electric retail brand. 35+ years of experience with powered and unpowered two wheeled vehicles and the needs of their customers., Marc Liu Co-Founder & CROSerial founder and award-winning marketing and brand strategist with 13+ years experience serving brands such as Turtle Bay Resort, Stoli, UFC, and The Halal Guys., Mike Fritz Director, Production and Engineering40+ years of bicycle and e-bike engineering experience with brands such as Schwinn Bicycle Company, EV Global Motors (Lee Iaccoca’s Chrysler backed electric bike initiative), Ultramotor and WaveCrest.
Amount Raised : $447,295
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