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News of the Firm Nov 28, 2019

SmartHalo Named One of Time’s 100 Best Inventions of 2019

One of BCF Imagine’s ambassadors, SmartHalo, is listed in Time magazine’s 2019 Top 100 Inventions.

Alongside Apple, Bose and many other renowned brands, Montreal startup SmartHalo has made its way to the top of the list with the SmartHalo 2, their all-in-one connected device for bikes, designed by cyclists for cyclists.

Its first product, the SmartHalo, was one of Quebec’s most successful innovations. The improved version, SmartHalo 2, also made history with a crowdfunding campaign raising $1,7M. Combining GPS navigator, alarm system, light, assistant and activity monitor, the SmartHalo is the first product from a Kickstarter campaign to be sold in the Apple Store.

Congratulations to SmartHalo’s co-founder and CEO, Xavier Peich, and its team who are working tirelessly and are earning many awards!


About SmartHalo

Founded in 2015 after a successful Kickstarter campaign, SmartHalo designs and manufactures products to enhance urban mobility for cyclists. More than 25,000 units of their first product were sold in 70 countries around the world. SmartHalo is available in every Apple Store in Europe and North America.

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