Mobility revolution : A Berlin scooter maker that sees the pandemic as an opportunity
Unu had to delay the launch of its latest model and even altered its business plan. Now it's got some ambitious plans, and a new executive to match.
BerlinPascal Blum talks calmly and contemplatively and doesn't use many words. Almost too few, which is a change for Berlin's start-up scene. Especially since there's so much to say. 2020 has been different for everyone, but even more so for electric scooter manufacturer Unu. The company had wanted to launch a new scooter model last spring. They'd been planning it for two years from their offices on Tempelhofer Ufer. Then corona came out of nowhere. "We made the best of it," says the 31-year-old.