Connected cities like Amsterdam have several options for moving around, but biking is the number option when it comes to finding your way. These bikes come in all kinds of formats and styles, but the one of the more popular versions is the bakfiet - Dutch for cargo bike. Parents use these bikes to move their children around with them as well as grab groceries and run other errands. In a recent study, this new cargo bike is becoming a popular way to travel for the educated, urban, family homes.
It didn’t take much time for mobility startup Cargoroo to realize the potential of this market and the Amsterdam-based tech startup grabbed on this opportunity without wasting a minute.
Cargoroo offers e-cargo sharing bikes that are not only safe and affordable but also environmentally friendly and convenient. The electric cargo bikes are present at fixed locations, and one can rent them as per their needs, via an app.
What’s more? The startup proved its mettle by winning the silver European Startup Prize for Mobility this year. It was Co-Founded by Jaron Borensztajn, Erik de Winter and Jelle Maijer last year and debuted with a pilot project in Haarlem, the Netherlands. Currently, the company is looking into expanding its reach to both, national and international cities. In an exclusive interview with the Cargoroo team, we found out more about the startup, what challenges it faces, what it plans to do next.
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