E-SCOOTER SHARING MOBILE APP
How a $6.4M startup became the biggest micromobility player in Asia
The story of a Sequoia Capital-backed startup that became the largest micromobility player in Asia-Pacific after building an e-scooter sharing app that supports >10k users daily.
Beam came to us as a new player in the scooter-sharing market.
With $6.4m raised from Sequoia Capital, the plan was to fight Hive and Lime for market share in Asia-Pacific region.
Our job was to make the app their biggest weapon.
They’ve had a significant impact on how we build our applications.
Prepare the app to support 10,000 riders daily.
Build an API integration to share data real-time with local governments.
High-quality scalable ecosystem: mobile app, desktop app, and API.
New features, taking Beam ahead of their competitors.
Beam x Brainhub in numbers
Investment by Sequoia Capital
Avg. star count in app stores
They’ve had a significant impact on how we build our applications by suggesting proactive changes (...) they’ve improved our software for sure.
There’s no better feeling than seeing our clients make a strong mark in the world.
Beam needed support for their in-house development team to improve their mobile and desktop apps to gain competitive advantage.
This tool allowed both the client and us to rediscover who the product users are, what they need, and how the proposed application could address them.
Closing the loopholes
Following the research, we designed a new modern and user-friendly interface. This tool allowed both the client and us to rediscover who the product users are, what they need, and how the proposed application could address them.
Next, we solved the highlighted problems, refactored existing features and implemented automated scripts to make the app fully testable.
Adding competitive advantage
At this point, both teams were ready to start building completely new features that would distingush the app from the competition.We used modern life-tested tech stack to future-proof the app for the years to come.
They have excellent React knowledge.
Reception & results
Thanks to the improvements, Beam has become the largest micromobility player in Asia-Pacific! And they have no plans of slowing down.
Beam team well deserved the success and we feel proud we could support them in accomplishing their goals.