in The Netherlands, start-up, Swapfiets is expanding this year to London, Milan, and Paris, and will report to the company on Thursday. In addition, the offering has been expanded with new e-bikes, electric scooters, and motor scooters.
Swapfiets outside the Netherlands and operates in Belgium, france, Germany, and Denmark, and it recently welcomed its 200,000 or email subscription. The growth is recent, especially in the rest of the world: from January to may of this year, the number of Swapfietsen in Brussels, Copenhagen and Berlin, will be doubled.
The company, which is in 2015, which was set up by a group of university students, is now a leading European player in the company micro-mobility," said. "We're helping cities and towns to be more accessible, healthier, and more comfortable," explains general manager Marc van Pappelendam to.
The business model of the Swapfiets is actually between the rental and sale of bicycles in it. For only 15 euro per month you can sign up for the company to make a bike available to you. That you, too, as opposed to, for example, have a bike, but if you have a flat tire, you can get it exchanged for another copy of it.
Swapfiets have, however, noticed that the bike in the big cities, not at any time be the ideal means of transport, and therefore also to the electric alternatives. There is a folding e-scooter on the market and in Berlin, and will be tested with an electric scooter.Abonnementsfiets with the blue band dominates, the Netherlands