Gogoro is a Taiwanese-based venture-backed company that develops and sells electric scooters and battery swapping infrastructure.
Gogoro was founded in 2011 by Horace Luke and Matt Taylor. In its year of inception, Gogoro secured $50 million in seed funding from Dr. Samuel Yin of Ruentex Group and Cher Wang. In October 2014, Gogoro raised an additional $100 million in Series B funding from a collection of investors. In November 2015, Gogoro announced a new round of investment from Panasonic and Taiwan's National Development Fund, increasing the Smartscooter innovator's capital up to US$180 million
Gogoro Smartscooter, the first consumer product from Gogoro, was revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January 2015. Along with the scooter, Gogoro announced a battery-swapping network under the name Gogoro Energy Network.