MobiPrize 2012: Top 15 Finalists

| May 28, 2015

Bicycle Empowerment Centre

Managing DirectorAndrew Wheeldon
CountrySouth Africa
Emailandrew@benbikes.org.za
Websitewww.benbikes.org.za
One line descriptionBEN imports used bicycles from overseas and distributes them to low income areas, trains recipients of the bicycles in safety and maintenance, establishes Bicycle Empowerment Centre's (BEC's) which are community based businesses that sell and repair bikes and encourages cities to implement bicycle planning and infrastructure.

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Caronetas Caronas Inteligentes

CEO and FounderMarcio Henrique Nigro
CountryBrazil
Emailnigro@caronetas.com.br
Websitewww.caronetas.com.br
One line descriptionCaronetas is a website that turns the carpooling idea into a collaborative consumption of the car. We provide a virtual currency that the user can buy and use to evaluate and negotiate every ride: at the end of the ride process the total amount accumulated can be redeem in virtual partner’s stores for the web ticketed price. The commuter’s safety is provided using corporative e-mails validation, and the company are encouraged to participate because it promotes mobility and sustainable consumer change: instead of buy and burn fuel, the user get goods and services, promoting development.

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CityRyde Zagster

COO , Co-FounderJason Meinzer
CountryUSA
Emailjason@zagster.com
Websitewww.zagster.com
One line descriptionZagster is developing software that turns bike rides into cash

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Ecocabs Dial-a-Rickshaw

FounderNavdeep Asija
CountryIndia
Emailcontact@ecocabs.org
Websitehttp://www.ecocabs.org
One Line DescriptionTo organise and improve scientifically, the existing rickshaw operation using modern management tools and real time technologies for its promotion as sustainable para transit mode of public transportation as an alternative to car centric development and its linkage as a feeder unit to any mass rapid transit, for the benefit of traction men (mainly urban poor), society, environment and rickshaw at large to achieve the overall agenda of low carbon smart mobility

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G-Auto

Managing TrusteeNirmal Kumar
CountryIndia
Emailmailing2nirmal@gmail.com
Websitewww.g-auto.org
One line descriptionG-Auto project organises auto rickshaw drivers under a social umbrella brand to ensure social and financial inclusion of auto rickshaw drivers and their family, ensure safety and comfort to commuters, makes auto rickshaws pleasant and passenger friendly transport system and make auto rickshaw drivers aware and responsible citizen.

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Hangzhou Omnipay Co., Ltd.

Smart Sharing LeaderJia-Yuan Fan
CountryChina
Emaillyzhao@omnipay.cn
Websitewww.omnipay.cn
One line descriptionHangzhou Omnipay Co., Ltd., specialize in transports sharing system, successfully implemented projects including Hangzhou public bicycle sharing system, Segway PT rental system in Sanya China, electrical bike sharing system in Shandong, and car sharing system in Hangzhou.

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Ideophone

CEOBalaSundaraRaman Lakshmanan
CountryIndia
Emailsundar@ideophone.in
Websitehttp://ideophone.in
One line descriptionExchange for travel-related data, inventory, and services, enabling synthesis of journey-aware amenities that help people travel cheaper, faster, safer, and together

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Ride Amigos Corp

COOEvan Meyer
CountryUSA
Emailevan@rideamigoscorp.com
Websitewww.rideamigoscorp.com
One Line DescriptionOptimizing how the world commutes, one ride at a time.

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Rising Pheasant Farms

Rising Pheasant Farms

Owner/ManagerCarolyn Leadley
CountryUSA
Emailrisingpheasant@gmail.com
Websitewww.risingpheasantfarms.blogspot.com
One line descriptionRising Pheasant Farms is a bicycled-based urban farm supplying Detroit markets with naturally-grown produce.

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Roadify, Inc.

Chief Operating OfficerScott Kolber
CountryUSA
Emailscott@roadify.com
Websitewww.roadify.com
PLEASE DOWNLOAD OUR APP to an iPhone or iPad at:
http://bit.ly/roadify
One line descriptionRoadify solves a daily chronic pain potentially for millions of public transit riders around the world; when is my train, bus or boat coming? We aggregate real-time arrival data from official sources + crowdsourced commentary about local transit conditions from our users and Twitter on a single platform and mobile app.

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SandVault Group Global Solutions Corp.

Director - Business DevelopmentDerrick Moennick
CountryCanada
Emailderrick@sandvault.com
Websitewww.publicbikeshare.com
www.sandvault.com
One line descriptionPublic Bike Share solutions

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Tuk Tuk Factory

DirectorRoland Vos
CountryNetherlands
Emailroland.t.vos@gmail.com
Websitewww.tuktukfactory.nl
One line descriptionDo you think sustainable mobility is boring? Tuk Tuk Factory produces electric Tuk Tuks, or e-Tuks. Our e-Tuks carry 3 passengers, 6 passengers or cargo. They are great when your transport need combine fun and green like city taxi, city tour, company events, national park shuttle, island shuttle, hotel shuttle, etc

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viaCycle

Chief Operating OfficerKoji Intlekofer
CountryUSA
Emailinfo@viacycle.com
WebsiteCorporate: www.viacycle.com
Pilot Program: www.gt.viacycle.com
One line descriptionViaCycle creates networks of bicycles that are available to rent instantly for short trips, providing clean, customizable, flexible, inexpensive transportation and improved mobility for any neighborhood or community. This is done without the need for kiosks or other permanent infrastructure. viaCycle bicycles can lock to traditional bike racks, reducing capital and operational costs while increasing flexibility.

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Zambikes

DirectorDustin McBride
CountryZambia
Emailinformation@zambikes.org
Websitehttp://www.zambikes.org
One Line DescriptionZambikes is a social business that manufactures,
assembles and distributes high quality bicycles, bicycle ambulances and cargo bicycle trailers to the underprivileged, empowering individuals to fight the mindset of poverty and address the economic and social needs of Zambia.

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ZBoard

Co-FounderBen Forman
CountryUSA
Emailben@intuitivemotion.com
Websitewww.zboardshop.com
One line descriptionZBoard: The Weight-Sensing Electric Skateboard. The fun, convenient and sustainable solution when you’re faced with a commute that is too far to walk and too short to drive.

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