Rhode Island Inno: Brown Startup Pointz Prepares to Launch its Micromobility GPS App in Providence


During her cross-country bike trip from the East Coast to the West, Maggie Bachenberg found that she always ended up asking local riders, particularly in major cities, for the best cycling routes.

The experience showed her that despite the many GPS mapping apps available, none really prioritized the needs of the micro-mobility community. In fact, Bachenberg discovered through research that more than 70 percent of micromobility riders don’t trust Google’s routing.

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