Unagi, a maker of portable electric scooters, raised $3.15 million in seed funding. Menlo Ventures led the round. OAKLAND—OCTOBER 1, 2019 — Unagi, maker of the world’s best portable electric scooters, raised $3.15 million in a seed funding round led by Menlo Ventures. The company plans to put this new investment directly into scaling its business, with continued research and development and increased production. CNET named it the “best all-around e-scooter,” describing it as, “an excellent blend of looks, performance, motor, battery life and ease-of-use.” Unagi has garnered rave reviews as the scooter “too nice for sharing” from publications including Engadget, Gizmodo, The Verge and Wired. “The electric scooter has proven itself to be a transformative device replacing the car and mass transit for short distance travel and commuting,” said Unagi CEO and Founder David Hyman. “We set out to make the ideal personal liberation device – an electric scooter that is light, portable, and fast, with performance and aesthetic that puts it leaps and bounds above anything else on the road. With our financing options, consumers can own the best for less than scooter renting habits.” Unagi sc...