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We are fortunate to be backed by renowned global funds that share our passion to better lives.
Co-Founders

Aravind Mani

Aravind used to sell petrochemicals for a living before his stint at building electric vehicles. He is constantly chasing the next milestone and pushing the team to achieve the numbers in his spreadsheets.

Having built and run large businesses across India, the UK, and Singapore, Aravind brings a lot of experience managing cost and profitability in large manufacturing organizations.

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Vipin George

If Vipin did not end up designing scooters for Honda, he would have been farming at his quaint native. Its this farmer in him that nurtures design in everything we do at River.

Having taken multiple products from concept to commercialization and worked across India, Japan and Southeast Asia, Vipin brings deep insights into customer preferences and habits.

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Our Investors

Maniv mobility is an Israel based venture fund that invests in the future of mobility.

They are backed by a consortium of industrial leaders including BMW, Hyundai, Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi, LG and Shell.

Maniv has over 47 investments globally and River is the first and only investment in India.

www.maniv.com

Trucks VC is a San Francisco based venture fund that invests in the future of transportation. It is run by an ex-Ford executive backed by some of the big names in the auto industry.

Trucks has over 35 investments globally and River is the first and only investment in India.

www.trucks.vc

Lowercarbon Capital is co-founded by Chris Sacca who is known for his early investments in Uber, Instagram, Twitter and Stripe.

Lowercarbon Capital backs kickass companies that make real money slashing CO2 emissions, sucking carbon out of the sky, and buying us time to heal the planet.

www.lowercarboncapital.com

Toyota Ventures is a San Francisco Bay Area-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage startups from around the world.

The firm’s funds include the Toyota Ventures Frontier Fund focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy, mobility, robotics, smart cities, digital health, financial technologies, materials, and energy; and the Toyota Ventures Climate Fund focused on innovative solutions for carbon neutrality.

www.toyota.ventures
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