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US-Ukrainian Startup Leverages E-bike Innovation to Help Its Home Country and the Planet
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Daniel Tonkopi, an environmental and EV expert and CEO of Delfast, a disruptive global e-bike leader that holds a Guinness World Record for greatest distance (228 miles) traveled on a single charge joins the Green Business Podcast.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Daniel Tonkopi discuss the following:
- What is Delfast’s company mission?
- Why did you decide to target the EV bicycle market?
- You are known as the fastest electric bike on the market. What makes the Delfast electric bicycle different?
- Who is this bike designed for? Commuters, students, professionals?
- How much does the bike cost and where can you buy it?
Daniel Tonkopi is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Delfast, Inc. Daniel is a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of successful business experience. His previous entrepreneurial endeavors include best.ua, a Ukrainian business reviews service; X-Rift, an augmented reality mobile game; and Million Dollar Startup, a Kyiv-based startup school.
In 2014, Daniel set out to transform the future of transportation and combat climate change with Delfast’s innovative e-bikes. He has since grown the company into a disruptive global e-bike leader that holds a Guinness World Record for greatest distance (228 miles) traveled on a single charge.
In addition to Delfast, Daniel also serves as a business and entrepreneurial mentor for MiniBoss School, Startup Ukraine, and the Central Asia FLEX business program. He is an author, a former radio host, and is a prolific speaker, having appeared at dozens of industry conferences globally. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations from Kazakh Economic University.
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