09 Aug '14, 2pm
DC-based Riide Electric Bicycle Startup Gets Kickstarted
PHOTO CAPTION: Riide electric bicycle weighs 35 lbs, light enough to carry up stairs, if necessary. Tweet DC-based Riide Electric Bicycle Startup Gets Kickstarted Two graduates of Georgetown University and George Washington University bootstrap their electric bicycle startup with $117K Kickstarter funding. Published: 09-Aug-2014 In what would normally be considered the living room, the only furniture is a faded green couch along one wall. In the corner, where a television might have stood, several tool kits and cardboard boxes sit on the floor, a mix of wrenches and screwdrivers scattered around them. In place of a coffee table, two seemingly standard bike frames, one with only a single wheel attached, take up most of the space in the center of the room. Nearby, in what should be the dining room, you will find a table, but not an ordinary one. Instead, a pair of doors, whi...