Invest In Ryse – DEV

Invest in RYSE Inc.

172

Investors

$229,427

Amount Raised

$7.13

Share Price

$499.10

Min Investment

Updated as of June 23, 2021

RYSE is the IoT company that creates smart devices to motorize and automate window shades, regardless of size or weight. Our patented devices can be installed in minutes, controlled via smartphone, smart speakers, and integrates with leading smart home & building platforms, designed to enhance comfort and energy efficiency.

All figures are in USD unless otherwise stated.

Trung Pham
RYSE is offering securities through the use of an Offering Statement that has been qualified by the Securities and Exchange Commission under Tier II of Regulation A. A copy of the Final Offering Circular that forms a part of the Offering Statement may both be obtained here. +See Legal Disclaimer at the bottom of the page

RYSE Is Solving Big Problems

(1) No Retrofits

PROBLEM: RYSE was born when founder Trung Pham was in the process of designing his apartment; since he didn’t have the budget for smart shades, he opted for manually operated window shades with beaded chains.

The following summer, when the excessive heat caused him to regret his purchase, he learned that once window shades are installed, they can never be automated – that they must be replaced with brand new motorized shades.

SOLUTION: After Googling for a retrofit solution and discovering none, he had his “Eureka” moment.

Expensive

(2) Motorized Shades Are Expensive

PROBLEM: Motorized shades are expensive; brands like Hunter Douglas, Lutron, QMotion, or Somfy cost upwards of $1,000 per window. Smart tinting glass? Companies like View charge $5,000 per 5×9 window! These solutions are traditionally reserved for AAA commercial buildings or ultra-luxury homes – but what about the rest of us?

SOLUTION: RYSE is the most affordable solution to motorize and automate your window shades, with the RYSE SmartShade retailing for only $149, making it an ultra-affordable luxury!

Wasted Energy

(3) Wasted Energy

PROBLEM: Buildings are responsible for 40% of all energy use, yet 30% of this energy wasted – half of this wasted energy is lost through its windows. This becomes a $35 billion annual problem.

SOLUTION: RYSE has intelligent software powered by A.I to automate window shades in response to weather conditions, sensors, and user preferences – this can lead to upwards of a 20% savings in cooling loads, and 24% reduction in lighting energy, reducing overall GHG emissions in buildings and helping us save our planet.


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Reasons to Invest in RYSE

Share Price

$4.5 Million

in lifetime revenue

Demand

With more than $4.5 million in lifetime revenue and over $185K in pre-orders for its second generation device, we have established a clear demand for RYSE SmartShade.

Security Type

4 Patents

Issued & 3 Patents Pending

Traction

RYSE has strong, defensible intellectual property (4 issued patents and 3 pending) filed in the US, Canada, EU, and China.

Minimum Investment

55.6 %

Annual Market Growth

Opportunity

The global Smart Shades market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 56.6% until 2024, within the $158 billion (2018) Smart Home market.

Product Roadmap

Our goal was to create the most advanced yet simple and affordable device to easily motorize your existing blinds & shares, so more of us could experience the magic of smart shades. RYSE SmartShade is uniquely positioned to win in a market that is currently occupied by slow-moving, behemoth window shade companies, whose motorized solutions are too expensive for even the largest commercial buildings, let alone everyday homeowners.

SmartShade
SmartShade
Motorizes any shades with a looped cord or beaded chain in a matter of minutes, with buttons for up-close controls.
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Rechargeable and last up to 9 months per charge, providing a wire-free experience.
SmartBridge
SmartBridge
Connects to Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Apple HomeKit, with more integrations coming!
Mobile App
Mobile App
Set schedules and routines – have your shades open at sunrise to help you wake up to natural sunlight!

Our Vision

Product Roadmap: SmartShades Is Just The Beginning

Our vision is to OWN the “Smart Shade” space. We want RYSE to be synonymous with smart shade — just like what Nest is to the thermostat, Ring is to the doorbell, or Dyson is to the vacuum, we want consumers to think of RYSE when they think of smart shades! RYSE will be developing multiple products in the coming years to dominate the smart window covering category.

SmartDrapes

Expected Launch: Q4-2021
RYSE SmartDrapes will motorize any curtian or drape that runs on a rail or rod. Drapes are most popular in hotels and making a comeback in luxury multi-family apartments.

SmartBlind

Expected Launch: 2022
RYSE SmartBlinds will tilt and lift Venetian blinds, horizontal blinds, or mini-blinds that have a wand or draw-strings. Blinds are the most common window covering in residential homes.

Cordless

Expected Launch: 2022
Cordless blinds and shades was the most popular lift control in 2019 where users can lift or pull-down to open-and-close. This control system will experience large growth in off-the-shelf blinds,and the residential space, due to child safety.

Companies Are Betting Billions On The Connected World

The Smart Home industry is expected to grow at an impressive compound annual growth rate of 7.5%, growing from $158 billion in 2018, all the way to $262 billion by 2025. The industry has seen some spectacular exits, with big tech giants acquiring many start-ups resulting in large payouts for investors. Some notable exits include…

Nest
Ring
August

Smart Shades Are The Last Missing Piece In The Smart Home

Global Smart Shade Market

as reported by Technavio, (in $US millions)

The Smart Shade industry is experiencing an explosive growth rate of over 55% annually! The market is still in its early days, expected to grow from $162 million in 2019, all the way to $1.47 billion by 2024, where $1.22 billion of this will come from retrofits and replacements.

What’s Driving Growth?

Comfort
Safety, Comfort, Convenience:
Consumer demand for smart home products is growing exponentially
Builders
Adoption by Builders
Home and office builders are increasingly adding smart home devices as standard features
Integrations
Integrations
1/3rd of US Households have a smart speaker like Google Home or Amazon Alexa
Energy Cost
Energy Cost
Consumers want to reduce their energy usage and bills

Partner Testimonials

Ryan Killeen

“RYSE will allow our guests to enjoy a higher quality of life from the moment they wake up to sunshine in the morning, to when they go to sleep in the privacy of darkness. Our guests will be easily able to control their shades from the comfort of their beds through our iPads while watching Netflix.

We are also a hotel that thinks about the environment and how we can reduce our carbon footprint. That’s why RYSE is a great addition to the annex.”

– Ryan Killeen, Annex Hotel

Peter Polydor

“We’re constantly looking for ways to improve our properties by morphing them into spaces that our companies truly love to experience. By allowing us to convert our normal window shades into automated ones, we can do just that with RYSE.

Features like scheduling, on-device controls and integration with a Building Automation System allow us to modernize our buildings in a way that both our investors, guests, and companies will love. RYSE will help us in our goal to breathe new life into our buildings and its communities.”

– Peter Polydor, Ergo Properties

Amazing Traction & Accomplishments

Lifetime Revenues

$4.5 million generated exclusively online, with large pipeline of commercial sales

Devices Sold

35,000+ units manufactured and shipped to customers

Cleantech Grant

$4 million CDN cleantech grant awarded to expand into the commercial real estate market.

Patents & IP

4 issued + 3 pending patents; extremely strong and able to block the sales of copy cats. Read how here.

CES Award

Mark of Excellence Award for Motorized Product of the Year 2017 by the Consumer Technology Association.

Investments Raised

$3.5 million in equity funding raised from private & angel investors, venture capitalist.

Pipeline of Commercial Customers

RYSE has signed on large commercial real estate developers, landlords, and partners to being piloting our technology in their buildings.

Play ANNEX Hotel (Pilot)
ANNEX Hotel (Pilot)
Play Eureka Hub (Pilot)
Eureka Hub (Pilot)
Quadreal (Pilot)
Quadreal (Pilot)
Play The Avery SF (Completed)
The Avery SF (Completed)
Aloette Resturant (Completed)
Aloette Resturant (Completed)
Play ANNEX Hotel (Pilot)
ANNEX Hotel (Pilot)
STATUS: IN PROGRESS

  • 15,000 sq, ft. hotel with 120 windows over 24 rooms
  • Developing 5 hotels across Canada
  • Access to LPs other real state properties

Play Eureka Hub (Pilot)
Eureka Hub (Pilot)
STATUS: IN PROGRESS

  • Eureka Hub: 4-Floor co-working space with 100 windows
  • Portolio of commercial offices, retail & mixed used properties with a focus on retrofitting older assets, across North America & Europe

Quadreal (Pilot)
Quadreal (Pilot)
STATUS: IN PROGRESS

  • $27.4 billion real estate portfolio spanning 23 cities and 17 countries.
  • Piloting at 199 Bay St. Toronto (Commerce Court West).

Play The Avery SF (Completed)
The Avery SF (Completed)
STATUS: COMPLETED

In 2019, RYSE partnered with The Avery, a 56-story residential tower in San Francisco, to deploy their first generation SmartShades across 100 units in the building to meet ‘Americans with Disabilities Act’ (ADA) regulations.

Live Investors Webinar

Trung Pham
CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Trung Pham

Live Investors Webinar With Q&A

Join founder and CEO, Trung Pham, for a webinar on RYSE and our vision to create a multi-billion dollar company in the global smart home industry. You’ll learn about our unique investment opportunity and innovative automation solution that has led to over $4.5 million in revenue and 35,000 units sold.

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Our Investors

Our Investors

We’ve raised funding from amazing investors, including Shawn Doughtery (EXOIO) who co-founded mophiee (the inventor of the smartphone battery cases) that sold to Zagg for over $100 million, Anthony Lacavery (Globalive), who founded Wind Mobile that sold to Shaw for $1.16 billion, and Venture Capitalist globally.

Hear What Our Investors Think About RYSE

Jeffrey Potvin

“The big opportunity with RYSE really drives down to the market opportunity. They really understand this space, and that’s going to allow them to win and allow them to attract a really good suitor.”

– Jeffery Potvin, Supporters Fund

Louis Dellosa

“What we liked about RYSE is that it was a technology that was designed and built in such a way that it could easily integrate in many different places with little customization.”

– Louis Dellosa, Cogito Capital

Investor Perks & Rewards

We want our investors to have access to the amazing technology found in RYSE SmartShades. Investments over $1,500 will receive the following perks. All perks will automatically be recorded and assigned to each investor following the close of the round, without any further action required.

$7.13

Price per Share

$499.10

Min. Investment

Common

Shares Offered

Equity

Offering Type

$15M

Offering Max

Reg A+

Offering

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$1,500+
  • 1 RYSE

Cash Value: $150

$2,500+
  • 1 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge

Cash Value: $250

$5,000+
  • 2 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge

Cash Value: $450

$10,000+
  • 4 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge
  • 10% Lifetime Discount

Cash Value: $850

$25,000+
  • 10 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge
  • 15% Lifetime Discount
  • Quarterly Calls

Cash Value: $2050

$50,000+
  • 20 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge
  • 20% Lifetime Discount
  • Quarterly Calls
  • Lunch with CEO

Cash Value: $4050

Our Leadership

A dynamic team of 16 full-time members with a passion for the “Internet-of-Things”

Trung Pham
CEO & Co-Founder
Trung Pham LinkedIn

Former financial advisor and serial entrepreneur

Manu Menon
COO
Manu Menon LinkedIn

Former investment banker (Citi) & private equity associate (Paine & Partners)

Marc Bishara
CTO
Marc Bishara LinkedIn

Expertise in mechatronics engineering, with multiple hardware-focused roles at Canadian tech startups

Alan Cheng
CDO
Alan Cheng LinkedIn

Former UX/UI designer (Corel) with expertise in industrial design

Luiz Márquez
Product Engineer
Luiz Márquez LinkedIn

Former QA for Bombardier, now leads manufacturing for RYSE with China

Jakub Ostapinski
Head of Software
Jakub Ostapinski LinkedIn

Product manager for software at RYSE

Our Advisors

Our strong mentors from hardware, sales and real estate background.

Bruce_Annis
Advisor
Bruce Annis LinkedIn

Sales Director, Cognitive Systems

  • Former Sales Lead of Blackberry, Logitech, Samsung
Tim_Angus
Advisor
Tim Angus LinkedIn

CEO, MMB Networks

  • Founder, MD of Bell Lap Ventures
  • Advisory Board Member, MaRS
Stefan Martinovic
Advisor
Stefan Martinovic LinkedIn

Vice President, Data Partnerships

  • Mentor, TechStars (Proptech)
  • Former VP, Midwood Investment & Development
Stefan Martinovic
Investor & Advisor
Shawn Dougherty LinkedIn

Co-Founder, Mophie

  • Generated $250 Million in revenues, with over 15 million devices sold
  • Sold mophiee for $100 million to Zagg
Derek_Luke
Investor & Advisor
Derek Luke LinkedIn

CEO, InteraXon

  • Raised Series B, $15MM
  • Former COO of SDTC Blackberry, Ideazonm iFire

Updates

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Common Investments + Perks

Investments over $2,500 will receive the following perks. All perks will automatically be recorded and assigned to each investor following the close of the round, without any further action required.

$1,500+
  • 1 RYSE

Cash Value: $150

$2,500+
  • 1 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge

Cash Value: $250

$5,000+
  • 2 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge

Cash Value: $450

$10,000+
  • 4 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge
  • 10% Lifetime Discount

Cash Value: $850

$25,000+
  • 10 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge
  • 15% Lifetime Discount
  • Quarterly Calls

Cash Value: $2050

$50,000+
  • 20 RYSE + Battery
  • 1 SmartBridge
  • 20% Lifetime Discount
  • Quarterly Calls
  • Lunch with CEO

Cash Value: $4050