Goa-based electric vehicle tourism startup B:Live has raised INR 4 Cr ($563.18K) in a fresh funding round from DNA Entertainment Networks, which the latter called a strategic investment.
The funds are expected to be used to expand B:Live’s presence in the country and strengthen its technology platform. Prior to this, B:Live had raised INR 1 Cr as seed funding led by Shrinivas V. Dempo, chairman of Dempo Group and Shivanand V Salgaocar, chairman and managing director, Vimson Group.
Founded in 2017 by Samarth Kholkar and Sandeep Mukherjee, B:Live offers immersive tours, powered by smart e-cycles. The company works closely with multiple state governments to encourage early adoption of electric vehicles across all tourist destinations in India. The company envisions bringing in eco-tourism revolution in the country through curated experiences powered by electric vehicles.
The company has completed over 2000 rides till date.
What Makes Electric Bikes the Perfect Ride?
Cycling has always been a fun exercise. Today, modern innovations have led to the arrival of the current smart, tech-driven, zippy e-bikes. B: Live has introduced these game changers in India for the first time, with curated tours on e-bikes on offer in Goa. But what makes these wheels a better, healthier option? Here are a few reasons why:
- Power On
- Get Fit, its easy!
- It’s an Effortless Ride
- Spend Quality Time With Nature
- It’s got the Electric Push
- You Save those Carbon Emissions
- Fuel Free, twice the fun
- GPS on every bike
- Extra stopping power
- 50 KMs range
How to Ride the B: Live Electric Bikes
Are you planning a holiday to Goa or are you here already? If the list of things to do looks endless, consider this-none of it comes with the comfort and ease of a B: Live electric bike. India’s first curated electric bike initiative introduces four fun immersive tours. It’s super simple and an effortless joy ride aimed to set you off to discover new adventures.
There are three variations of the electric bikes: Easy, Adventure and City. You can opt for the cycle based on your comfort level. You can follow these simple steps to get you started on your electric ride. All our tours begin with a briefing by our captains.