Explain your project in details:
Objective: ETAXI wants to transform mobility in Manizales and reduce the environmental pollution produced especially by fossil fuels with a fleet of luxury electric taxis that can be used by anyone. We combine the power and design of the BMW i3 with an extraordinary user experience never seen in the public service. When you use an etaxi you will experience: 1. Comfort and innovative design in a powerful bmw i3 with 300 km of autonomy. You will be a luxury passenger for the same price as the traditional system 2. You will have control of the car entertainment center while you arrive at your destination 3. Bicycle transport system: If you're tired, come up your bike, we take it 4. Free Wi -fi during your trip 5. We promote and support local entrepreneurs, so for free you can have some snacks from local businesses while you arrive at your destination 6. We drive gender equity, so half of our employees are women. 7. If you want it, We offer you the service of carsharing, So you help to reduce the number of vehicles on the street and save money ETAXI. Change the way you move.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
ACHIVEMENTS Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all: - Target 7a: 1. Introduce the first sustainable transport company in the city, 2. Promote the use of clean technologies 3. Reduce the use of vehicles powered by fossil fuels Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable - Target 11.2: Provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all 1. Introduce luxury electric vehicles at fair prices for the entire population 2. Improve the service and quality of public transport - Target 11.6: reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities by paying special attention to air quality 1. Reduce per capita carbon footprint 2. Increase the occupancy rate per vehicle in the city 3. Quality of life footprint: Implement the first carsharing system to reduce the use of private vehicles, reduce congestion and thus reduce the time a person spends in transporting KEY INDICATORS Environmental 1. Reduce 10% of co2 emissions in the city 2. Increase the occupancy rate per vehicle: Current: 1.5, Goal: 2 3. Increase 10% of people using sustainable transport in the city Social 4. Number of influential entrepreneurs in the city committed to using ETAXI: Mobilize daily 4 entrepreneurs. 5. Gender equiality: 50% of employees are women 6. Access: 30% of ETAXI clients are people from low-income communities
Sustainability and future plans
Our business model is direct sales by the use of our ETAXI and customers pay to be transported from point A to point B in a way never seen in the city. We create value thanks to the differentiation of the service of ETAXI vs the traditional transport service but at a fair price so that an ETAXI is within reach of any citizen. The sources of financing of the company is the financial credit. Future of ETAXI ETAXI is a sustainable mobility company whose value is focused on innovation for society and the environment, therefore within the route map of innovations have the following plans: - Medium term: Means of payment (other means of payment such as credit card and online payments) Frequent user card Chatbot - Long term Electric bus Private transport to employees of companies (Business routes) Carsharing
Your profile as an entrepreneur
I am a 28-year-old Industrial Engineer with a master's degree in project management and a technology in industrial automation and GIMI certificate in innovation I work in a social enterprise in Manizales, Colombia since 5 years ago, developing and advising educational, construction and technological projects to improve the quality of life of the population as a member of the project office and strategic planning analyst. I am an entrepreneur, CEO and founder of ETAXI and I am currently in an entrepreneurship program in the city of Manizales called "START UP MAS". I am a creative person who believes that sustainable development is the main tool to improve our world. That is why my biggest motivation is to design and implement projects with a high social, economic and environmental impact and makes me happy contributing to make the world better for the present and the future.