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Award Winning Halo City Presents New Proposition for E-Scooters: Seated, Foldable- and Ownable. Enhances city travel for all ages 16-68+

Deploy in Mexico City the World's Best Designed Product '17-Halo City foldable seated e-scooter enabling fast green safer city travel

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Only the World's Best Designed Product- Red Dot Luminary- award winning Halo City foldable seated e-scooter solved for many the urban micromobility commute / dwell with a safer, economical, evolved 2-wheeled device that triumphed winning 7 international design awards. Since we premiered Halo City at the Detroit Auto Show, I have personally driven it over 1,000 safe miles in Detroit. Halo City is extraordinarily stable, comfy, gorgeous and always at your side: it is the first and only Iconic 2 Wheeled Micromobility 2.0 Device.

For the Mexico City Challenge- to provide and model a simple affordable 2 lifestyle device that instantly changes the commute and city dwell in Mexico City's traffic traffic without pollution or street obstructions or need for more parking spaces and areas.

The proposed Halo City program for Mexico City will create a controlled study for 30 selected users with 30 personalized Halo City seated / foldable e-scooters to measure how "owning" your near perfect device enriches their Mexico City live / work experience in both time and money and "doing more" to have a fun / functional lifestyle (on most but the most in-climate days). Hearing our story, Forbes Magazine "got it" and published the attached article articulating that ownership and ability to elegantly fold like a Swiss Knife, easily allows bringing Halo City inside to avoid vandalism and upsetting sidewalk users with blocking scooter litter a major complaint for rental curb scooters and clunky e-bikes. All told, this luxe ride feels great to men and women and is fun for those aged 16 to 68. Yes 68, or well if in shape,

No other device does this so well, so green, so personal, so affordably and stylishly safe enabling helmeted use ALWAYS. 7/24/365. At all socioeconomic levels, it adds lifestyle value, so let's measure it and see if we make Mexico City transversable and save massive time for hard working Millennials and Boomers. It's unisex and perfect for shorter height individuals by design. Boomers and Millennials want to be able to economically and comfortably get around to multiple places each day which is accomplished by the always with you personalized foldable seated Halo City E-scooter. It provides women with a safe independent seated ride that is securely taken inside with it's design winning folding capabilities.

Posted on our website ( is the independent e-scooter video review from NYC based they surrounded Halo City around Mexico City and then anointed it the "Ferrari of E-scooters". Forbes hails Halo City's ownership model benefits and on Instagram are photos from the Auto Show and Detroit. To keep Halo's humming, we will partner with a local bike shop in downtown Mexico City choosing from several possibilities.

Sponsor Advertising Potential: Unique by design, the Halo City front pillar allows for adhering a massive label- 15 inches high and a wrap around on 3 sides with 12 inches at bottom and 9 inches at top, which each side being 4 inches at bottom and 3 at top. Posted below are photos from a LeMans race team in France which equipped their pit crew with Halo City e-scooters to increase their time sensitive efficiency, sporting a striking label that matches the colors and design of the race car personalized with the name of each pit crew member Such labeling allows for local sponsors or employers to underwrite part of the cost of a Halo City scooters once the Pilot program proves this ownership model- effectively allowing other Austin / Mexico City residents to "pay less" for the Halo City, generating a faster pay back period over other transportation methods. It also builds a community vibe of inclusion.

Bottom Line: Providing 20 Halo City e-scooters under this Pilot Program can be done very quickly with easy implementation as our experience at TechTown in Detroit has demonstrated. The "pod" user affect will also generate favorable publicity to augment the Forbes article showing that Mexico City is cool by freeing Millennials to get quickly on their own terms to everywhere in Downtown. Scale can be accelerated by advertising on the device boosting an already fast financial user payback that pays dividends to local businesses as users have more ability to go out, enjoy and spend money with friends. When the weather is inhospitable, then users revert to the other established inefficient methods. It is likely a 12 month a year solution.  

Transit Independence is critical for new Talent to want to locate in Austin. The Halo City costs less in the USA than Europe at $ 1500 which our financing partner Klarna offers a legitimate zero interest payment plan of $ 125 a month for 12 months! Able bodied 18 to 68 year olds, go upto 20 miles on 3 cents electricity per charge and with a total device weight of only 34 pounds, this luxe scooter carries 240 pounds around town. Talk about green. Just 34 pounds of processed material! That is why it swept the international design awards. BMW was runner up for the Red Dot. Halo City is available for piloting today! Right Now !!

Mexico City Program Particulars:

1. With community input, 30 individuals living / working in Mexico City will receive free Halo City e-scooters and 20 helmets for personal use ("Pilot Testers").

2. A downtown Mexico City bike shop will provide free maintenance and wear / tear service for one year to keep e-scooters running well for the Pilot Testers. The bike shop will provide training and hands on testing and screening.

3. In exchange, the Pilot Testers will agree to keep a diary and report through email exchange their usage so that data can be collected to gauge impact of personalized Halo City e-scooters. Testimonials will be sought from Users as well as video and other media. Metrics will be established with FSM. Clearly, metrics will endeavor to quantify time and money savings, additional spend in community, quality of life and lessons learned. A case will be sought that this micromobility mode has high value to different demographic groups compared to the alternatives available.

4. An advertiser will be sought as program is underway to fund placement of marquee Front Pillar Labels for a fee and inclusion in any promotional activities. Funds received will be spent to put more Halo City e-scooters on the streets of Mexico City.

5. Based on Pilot Tester data, identified Local Businesses will be survey about impact of Halo City in terms of 1) additional spend in community 2) comfort with Halo City being brought inside and off the street 3) community vibe eg is Mexico City more of an Innovation Hub having the cool Halo City move its talent around 4) ideas for use / expansion

Describe quienes utilizarían tu propuesta (1,000 caracteres) // Describe who will use your solution (1,000 characters)

Men and Women, ages 16-68. Women especially feel comfortable with its seated low height award winning design. Halo City sits lower to the ground than a bicycle creating more stability allowing men and women ages 18-68 to carry a total load of 240 pounds up to 20 miles on a single charge consuming 3 cents of electricity. It is clearly terrific for Millennials and older residents who would do more and go around the area more if it was easy and always available so there is no ride home anxiety. It's low price point and zero interest financing plan also lets it be useful to a full range of socioeconomic users who can save time and money creating more disposable income to spend in the community

Describe la etapa de desarrollo de tu propuesta // Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Implementada: ya ha implementado su solución y está explorando nuevos casos de uso. // Fully Scaled - you have already scaled your solution and are exploring new use cases

Platícanos acerca de tu equipo o compañía (500 caracteres) // Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

Young and old, male and female, in Europe and Asia use it everyday, all day to go to work, play, shop and see much more of their cities and small towns. New to the USA, we have users in Detroit, California and NY/NJ using it everyday. Because you own it, its lifestyle not transient with your helmet attached so every ride is safer 24/7/365.  

Tamaño de tu equipo o compañía // Size of your team or organization

  • 2-10

Fondos // Funding Request

  • $100,000

Presupuesto aproximado (500 caracteres) // Rough Budget (500 Characters)

$50,000 one year budget to increase budget by items noted below 1. 30 Halo City Scooters Delivered with Helmets $55,000 2. Local Bike Shop Services: Set up, Training, Free Repairs, Maintenance $5000 3. Contact with Pilot Testers, Analytics, Testimonials, Reporting, Travel, Administration $4,000 4. Added Items not in budget that could be funded from Advertising: video documentary, deeper engagement with Mexico City government transit groups and local organizations. 

Describe cómo usaras los fondos para tu proyecto piloto (1000 caracteres) // Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

Work through the local community businesses, transportation stakeholders, local bike shop, key employers, to place the scooters with diverse users who keep a journal of experiences to allow analytics to be calculated to show benefits in quality of time, safety and cash expenditures.

Describe cómo medirías el éxito de tu piloto (1000 caracteres) // Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

Honestly, it's all about testimonials. If folks keep using the scooters, recommend the scooters and other's buy the scooters, then that is the true measure of success, or failure. In the Mexico City Program Particulars detailed above, we describe metrics and testimonial data. Each city is different, making this set of data criteria variable based on community inputs too. If desired, our Detroit based partners, Wayne State University and NextEnergy can be engaged to provide metrics and analytic support and analysis if we are selected and additional resources are provided to cover time and travel expenses to Mexico.

Plan de sostenibilidad (500 caracteres) // Sustainability Plan (500 Characters)

Yes, sales generate modest profits to grow market. The 30 users keep their devices for the record keeping and testimonials, so that user base is sustainable. The local repair shop keeps air in the tires and brake pads correct. It's simple. Because Halo City is available online from our website for $1500 or to qualified buyers, interest free for 1 year in $125 monthly payments in a financing program geared to all ages, it is easy for new users to achieve positive cash flow against prior methods.

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As Le Mans team shows, the unique front pillar allows for custom labels for individual personalization and advertisers that can offset purchase price in exchange for the advertising which will also build a cool community vibe of inclusion

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Used by Le Mans race car pit crew this year


can be taken into the city and then used to go about town 24/7 giving true Transit Independence and it's folding allows it to be owned, taken off the street and safely inside .


folds to take on bus and subway


great size for women


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