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Start Garden invests in electric vehicle charging

September 24, 2013
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Is the electric vehicle market a good investment? Start Garden thinks so.

The staff at Rick DeVos’ $15 million seed fund has decided to invest $5,000 in EV Anywhere.

The startup is an EV-charging business, which would do the “legwork” for EV users, by setting them up them with chargers and data at relatively low prices.

Que Johnson, the idea creator, said he plans to use the $5,000 to place a demo charger station in downtown Detroit and seek EV feedback using surveys.

Johnson worked more than 10 years at Ford as a prototype specialist of alternative vehicles.

He’s now the product manager at Detroit Electric, an electric car company.

“We are minority owned, which allows our customers to take advantage of federal incentives for working with us, and we utilize social and emerging media to ensure that our customers get regional and national recognition as an environmentally conscious company,” Johnson writes at his Start Garden page

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