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Press, Media, and News Articles From 2021


Ridepanda shows off electric bikes, scooters.

Charlie Depman, Ridepanda’s co-founder and CTO, joined FOX40 to demonstrate the Segway Ninebot MAX scooter and the Ride1Up Roadster. Mae and Richard tested them out with a little race.


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The Station: Bird has drama in San Francisco, drone delivery startup Zipline raises $250M.

Electric micromobility dealership Ridepanda is making it easier for the average consumer to purchase a sick light duty electric vehicle like a scooter, bike or moped.


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Porsche Ventures announces investment into electric micro-mobility startup Ridepanda.

The San Francisco-based online marketplace for electric micro-mobility is the latest investment by the sports car manufacturer’s venture capital arm.


E-Mobility Startup Ridepanda Extends its Funding by $3.75M to Create Happier and Healthier Cities.

Ridepanda, the world’s first online dealership for micro-mobility, announced the raise of $3.75 million in new financing to help transform personal transportation and meet the surging demand for electric vehicles.


E-Mobility Startup Ridepanda Extends its Funding by $3.75M to Create Happier and Healthier Cities.

Ridepanda offers a handpicked selection of e-bikes, e-mopeds and e-scooters, along with essential add-ons including financing, maintenance, warranties and personalized customer services.


E-Mobility Startup Ridepanda Extends its Funding by $3.75M to Create Happier and Healthier Cities.

Co-founders Chinmay Malaviya and Charlie Depman have both previously worked at leading micro-mobility sharing companies including Lime, Bird and Scoot, and saw firsthand the rising demand for personal ownership of e-bikes. Consumers prefer e-ride ownership because it is cheaper, more accessible, and they can pay it off in a few months, opposed to shared transportation that can cost more in the long term.


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Ridepanda receives $3.75 million in financing from four investors.

New investors are Porsche Ventures, Yamaha Motor Ventures, Proeza Ventures, Moving Capital, Alumni Ventures Group, Lorimer Ventures, and Oyster Ventures. Existing investor General Catalyst also contributed. 


Porsche, Yamaha Motor Ventures invest $3.75M in e-micromobility dealership Ridepanda.

Online electric micromobility dealership Ridepanda has announced a raise of $3.75 million that the startup will use to build out its engineering, product and design teams to boost its e-commerce and B2B solutions. The company also wants to double down on strategic partnerships with delivery fleets and businesses offering employees commuter benefits if they purchase an electric vehicle. 


New E-Ride startup that’s creating healthier and greener communities.

Ridepanda is the world’s first online dealership for micro-mobility. The new E-Ride start-up help consumers discover and purchase the best e-scooters, e-bikes, and e-mopeds to suit their needs, with all of the support for peace of mind of ownership.


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CES showcases 6 trends to shape smart cities in 2021

A pair of micromobility vets recently launched Ridepanda, an online marketplace for e-bikes and other forms of personal, electric mobility. 


CEO ‘Ridepanda’ Talks Future of Electric Mobility Market.

Chinmay Malaviya, co-founder and CEO of Ridepanda joined Cheddar News to discuss micromobility and the future of the e-scooter market.


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7 mobility startups to watch in 2021.

Ridepanda, founded by former Lime employee Chinmay Malaviya and former Scoot and Bird employee Charlie Depman, is designed to support the mobility industry’s push toward electrification.


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Just like EVs, electric bicycles could come with tax credits to lower prices.

E-bike shopping website Ridepanda connects riders to e-bikes that cost up to $6,000. The company, which says that their average e-bike is about $1,100, offers 27 e-bikes priced at under $2,000. (That’s down from 34 when including higher-end options.)


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Ridepanda Raises $3.75M in Funding

Ridepanda, a New York City and San Francisco CA-based e-mobility startup, raised $3.75m in funding. The round was led by Porsche Ventures with participation from Yamaha Motor Ventures, Proeza Ventures, and General Catalyst.


E-mobility startup Ridepanda extends its Seed funding by US$ 3.75M

Ridepanda, a US-based e-ride startup that offers electric vehicles with maintenance support and theft protection, raised US$ 3.75 million in a Seed round led by Porsche Ventures on 30 June 2021.


Porsche y Yamaha invierten millones en las bicicletas eléctricas de RidePanda

RidePanda es un gigante de las ventas online exclusivamente de bicicletas eléctricas, patinetes eléctricos o scooters, y también de pequeñas motocicletas propulsadas por motor eléctrico.


Press, Media, and News Articles From 2020


Ridepanda wants to be your ‘one-stop shop’ for electric bikes and scooters.

Each e-bike, e-scooter, and e-moped is hand-picked, tested, and rated based on its components.


Ridepanda wants to help you pick the exact right e-bike.

Ridepanda is addressing the decision fatigue that comes when you search for an electric bike on a platform like Amazon, where you get more than 100,000 results.


Ridepanda is the online store for e-bike enthusiasts done with sharing.

Not any scooter or bike can make it onto the new rides site. Every product is reviewed and vetted based on reparability, safety, performance, sustainability, and durability.


Lime and Scoot veterans have built Ridepanda, a one-stop micromobility marketplace.

Customers can find a curated set of expert-vetted e-rides and a customization feature that helps shoppers home in on the right product.


Ridepanda Makes Finding An Electric Rideable Easy.

Ridepanda is live today with an impressive array of vehicles, services and accessories to gently usher customers into a new world of personal electric mobility.


Micromobility vets launch Ridepanda e-ride marketplace.

Ridepanda evaluates all vehicles that appear on the site to vet them across key criteria, and to collect vehicle data that can inform the sites recommendation engine, Ridefinder.


Ridepanda fills void for a one-stop e-vehicle marketplace.

The e-commerce business offers a hand-picked selection of e-bikes, e-mopeds, and e-scooters. It offers financing, extended warranties, and customer services, including assembly at home or at a nearby shop.