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Mellowcabs is an exciting transport and advertising company that owns and operates 3-wheeled, electrically assisted human-powered pedicabs.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Zakariyya Park, Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
  • Currency ZAR
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Mellowcabs operates pedicabs, electrically-assisted 3-wheeled human-powered taxis designed to be striking advertising media. They are primarily transport devices, but income to Mellowcabs is derived from selling advertising space on the pedicabs. Rides are free. The roll-out of pediabs is increasing exponentially across the globe. They offer an environmentally friendly, efficient and dynamic way of travelling and are superb advertising media.


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    Neil du Preez

    Neil du Preez is a successful entrepreneur and businessman, having built and operated businesses in the chemical and transport retail sectors. He holds a BA in Environmental Management and has worked for Aquasol and Sasol. Recently, he built, owned and operated a successful South African fertiliser business; built and operating Riksha a bicycle trailer/stroller manufacturer that is currently sold internationally.

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    Kobus Breytenbach

    Kobus Breytenbach is a Chartered Accountant with vast business development and corporate experience. He also holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering. Formely, he was with Impala Platinum, Standard Bank, HSBC plc (head of metals and mining, Sub-Saharan Africa) and Optimum Coal. Most recently, he was part of a key team that built and developed R9 billion Optimum Coal and listed the company on JSE mani board.


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