Vanhawks

Creating the OS for bicycles.

LOCATION Toronto, Canada

COMPANY SIZE Between 10 and 25

# OF ENGINEERS Between 5 and 10

FUNDING $1M - $2M

REMOTE WORK OK? No

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

TAGS Sporting Goods, bikes, YC Winter 2015

What do we do?

We are making the OS for bicycles. We started off by creating the world's first smart bike and now are working on selling that operating system to rest of the industry.

Why join us?

1) Working on the worlds first connected bicycle.
2) Working on the industry that has seen no innovation for past 100 years.
3) Highest funded Kickstarter campaign in Canada

Technical challenges

1) Creating the best routing engine for bicycle routes.
2) Creating on embedded systems to process information such as pot holes.

Our press coverage

http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/1/5672344/valour-connected-bicycle-kickstarter-ride-tracking-directions
http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/1/5672344/valour-connected-bicycle-kickstarter-ride-tracking-directions
http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/previews/smartest-commuter-bike
http://www.fastcoexist.com/3029829/fund-this/this-super-sleek-carbon-fiber-bike-will-warn-you-if-a-car-is-about-to-hit-you

Our Founders

Ali Zahid

COO+ Founder  

Niv Yahel

CTO + Founder  

Sohaib Zahid

CEO + Founder  

Our investors

  • Real Ventures