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COMAE

Electric vehicles are the future of the automotive world as they are both more economic and a cleaner environmentally responsible solution.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Mexico City, D.F., MX
  • Currency USD
  • Website mia-electric.mx

Company Summary

Mia is the most efficient EV in the world and no. 1 in sales in France. COMAE is the strategic partner of Mia, with an exclusive agreement to manufacture and commercialise in Mexico and Latin America. COMAE will establish Mexico’s pre-eminence in the global electric automotive industry with the most economic private urban transportation solution that will also reduce pollution, traffic, fossil-fuel dependence and above all economic barriers.

Team

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    Sergio Zylbersztejn
    Co-founder

    Serial entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience building businesses in Mexico with sales today of over US$ 100 million, including Motoroad (owner of the Carabela and other motorcycle brands)

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    Ariel Zylbersztejn
    Co-founder

    Founder and CEO of Cinepop. Awarded “Founder of the most innovative business in Mexico” by Michael Dell and “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” by the World Economic Forum, where he has been a member and lecturer including Davos 2011. Invited by President Bill Clinton to join the Clinton Global Initiative, and CNN Expansion selected him as one of the Top 10 Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2012. Graduate of IPADE's first ADECAP program.

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    Edward Gera
    Co-founder

    Seasoned financier, having worked as executive advisor to the Chairman of Arison Investments, Israel’s leading private investment group with the controlling stake in Bank Hapoalim. Previously, part of Goldman Sachs’s M&A advisory in London (notable deals: Thomson Reuters’ DLS collapse - value c. $15bn; defence advisory to Cadbury; Unilever’s $1.5bn USD-bond issuance). MBA from London Business School. BSc. in Mathematics from Tel-Aviv University.

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    Asher Bennet
    Head of Battery Division

    Founder and CEO of Evida. Entered the world of EV 20 years ago as a deputy commander of a Naval diesel-electric submarine. Multiple entrepreneurial experiences, including co-founding an online construction management software company and as a founding shareholder of Cyota, an online anti-fraud software company that was acquired by RSA for $145M. Graduated first in his class at the Israeli Naval Academy (Chovlim). MBA from IMD Switzerland

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    Paolo Cecchetti
    Head of Technical Services and After-Sales Support

    Seasoned Mexican automotive executive with over 20 years experience in the sector, including Volkswagen and Ford. Responsible for technical service network and operations. Prior, Operations Manager at Sears Automotive-Centers. Management roles in key suppliers to OEM, in particular responsible for and project manager of BMW, Mercedes Benz and General Motors' Cadillac accounts. Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de las Américas

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    Manuel Rosemberg
    Business Development Director

    Specialist in business development and execution of large scale environmental projects for both corporate and Government in Mexico. Projects include carbon off-setting at AeroMexico, ARA, and Programa Luz Sustentable del Gobierno Federal (replacing over 20 million bulbs with energy efficient solutions). Degrees in Applied Mathematics from Columbia (New York) and ITAM

Advisors

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    Luis Gonzalez, founding partner of the SOLCARGO firm in Mexico; Charles Gottlieb , founding partner of GGEH and an expert in cross-border technology transfer and global transport sector transactions
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    The three co-founders mentioned
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    Daniel Zylbersztejn
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    Three private individuals (friends and family) - holding in aggregate 7%
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