Tag Archives: start-up

Digital start-up Rafflebike launches

A new digital start-up, Rafflebike, has launched, offering riders the chance to win high-end bikes for ‘no more than the price of a cyclist’s morning coffee stop’. With a range of prizes to be won through regular draws, road cyclists, trail riders, weekend cyclists and commuters have a chance to …

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Eurobike Start-Up Award ‘paves the way’ for entry to bike market

The 2020 Eurobike Start-Up Award is going to be awarded according to the same procedure and criteria as every year, organisers have said, “paving the way” for entry to the bike market. The Eurobike Special from 24th to 26th November will be a pure B2B event. As a result, award …

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Cycling tech start-up Body Rocket raises over £255,000 in crowdfunding

Body Rocket has successfully raised £255,424 in its first investment round on Crowdcube. The Brighton-based sports tech start-up set out looking to raise a minimum of £80,000 but surpassed this figure in just 24 hours on Crowdcube, following input from private investors. The team, who’ve developed the “world’s first” Direct Force …

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Cycling tech start-up Body Rocket partners with HotChillee

Body Rocket has partnered with cycling holiday agency HotChillee to offer top investors an exclusive training weekend. The start-up is heading into its final days on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube already overfunding, aiming to raise capital to take its current prototype device to MVP enabling testing with professional cycling teams and …

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Body Rocket hits funding goal hours ahead of campaign launch

Brighton-based sports tech start-up Body Rocket has hit its funding goal hours ahead of its campaign launch. The campaign, which initially sought to raise £80,000, opened early to a select group of private investors on 15th March 2020 and was fully-funded just a few hours later. Now open for public …

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Body Rocket to launch direct force drag measurement device

Brighton-based sports tech start-up Body Rocket is set to launch the “world’s first” direct force drag meter. The new Body Rocket device, still in its final phase of development, has validated its on-the-road performance against the industry standard of wind tunnel testing at the University of Southampton. The testing was …

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Kit Radar on uniting start-ups in a busy cycling industry

Kit Radar is an online retailer with a mission to be the one-stop shop for cyclists looking for exciting new brands. Rebecca Morley speaks to co-founder Dr Bryan Roberts about its origins and the impact it could have on the industry

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