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The investment fund was announced by Industry Minister Roland Lescure (middle) and Minister for Transport Patrice Vergriete (left). – Photo Ministry of Transport

France opens €55 million investment fund for bicycle industry

PARIS, France - The French government has called for investment projects to take the country's bicycle industry to the next level, both in quality...

The challenges currently faced by the bicycle industry are not exclusive, but rather common for every industry supplying consumer markets. – Photo Ralf Kindermann

'Bicycle industry still highly attractive for investors'

ZEIST, the Netherlands - The combination of economic and political challenges created difficult times for the international bicycle industry....

Circulatory Capital was a lead investor when Rebike raised €24 million to expand into France, the Netherlands and Switzerland. – Photo Rebike

Private equity supporting growth of micromobility's circular future

EDINBURGH, Scotland - A 9-digit private growth-equity fund which has already supported Rebike, Bike Club and Grover in the micromobility sector,...

The benefit bike service of Vapaus makes it easy for employees to lease the ‘bike of their dreams’ as a personal benefit through their salary, without having to pay any tax on the first €100 a month. – Photo Vapaus

Finnish e-bike leasing service secures €15 million for international...

HELSINKI, Finland - Vapaus Bikes Finland Oy, has secured a €15 million loan to drive growth and international expansion in the employee benefit bikes...

In addition to doubling its bicycle production thanks to its brand-new factory, Arcade Cycles is committed to ensuring that the project sets an example in terms of sustainability. - Photo Arcade Cycles

Arcade Cycles doubles capacity with new French factory

LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, France - Last year bicycle manufacturer Arcade Cycles reached maximum capacity at its historical production facilities in La...

The reorganization includes closing of some of the Stella stores. – Photo Shutterstock

Reorganization and change of ownership necessary to secure future of...

NUNSPEET, the Netherlands - High inventory level continues to be troublesome for the once successful Dutch e-bike brand Stella E-bikes. Investor DM...

“E-bikes are expected to outgrow car sales by 2025 in Europe,” says Laka CEO and co-founder (centre).  The company currently insures over €100 million worth of e-bikes and bicycles with tens of thousands of customers across Europe. – Photo Laka

UK e-bike insurer Laka raises €7.6 million and acquires French...

LONDON, England - Laka, an insurtech providing a range of insurance and circular economy services to e-bike riders, cyclists and companies has...

Bikmo has been in a partnership with Brompton since 2017 insuring their folding bikes. - Photo Brompton

UK e-bike insurer secures multimillion funding for European expansion

CHESTER, England - Bikmo, a UK-based specialist cycle and e-mobility insurer has raised £3.4 million (€3.9 million) in a Series A extension round to...

The new factory which is being built in Poland will house a 40m long ‘Airline’ assembly line provided by Holland Mechanics. – Photo Holland Mechanics

New Polish e-bike factory backed by Chinese home electronics giant

FRANKFURT, Germany - Poland is gaining relevance for e-bike assemblers and a new factory is on the horizon. Backed by NKI, a Chinese manufacturer of...

Pedaling into the future: Poland as a prime investment destination for the bicycle industry in Europe

Pedaling into the future: Poland as a prime investment destination...

In response to global developments, supply chain challenges, and a heightened emphasis on sustainability, an increasing number of companies within...