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Avondale Estates, GA
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Get Stung with The Stinger!

Invest in ElectroniXiQ

ElectroniXiQ has developed The Stinger, a device that brings keyless entry and security to everything from ATVs and construction vehicles to golf carts.

The existing core market issue is security. Golf/utility carts and most non-automotive motorized vehicles use the same key. Theft is clearly a problem, an estimated $8-10 million per year problem. 

Our keyless security and engagement system is the solution.

XiQ's "Stinger" began as a result of an “aha!” moment experienced by Co-Founder/CTO, Florian Meier. While living in a large golf cart community, Florian recognized an inherent security risk faced by many cart owners… All golf carts use the same ignition key!  

This insight led Florian to build an initial prototype, which he immediately began to sell with a local golf cart dealer. Co-Founder / CEO Karlos Walkes began to investigate other dealers’ potential interest in what soon became known as the “Stinger.”  

Karlos recognized a clear market need and opportunity, after conducting dealer trials and customer discovery. Through vigorous R&D, the “Stinger” has quickly evolved into a product offering significant value and growth for the golf, construction, utility, and recreational vehicle market.  

The “Stinger” is more than just a digital “key”, it’s a patented system that provides new levels of security, mobile engagement, and big data (SaaS) and IoT opportunities.

Our execution is all about evolution. The motivation behind every conceptualization, upgrade, and redesign is constant and consistent product improvement. This applies to vehicle enhancement, product performance and user experience.

Of the many things we do, we’re thinking one thing: Be better.

This patented innovation is part of our goal to usher in a new era of keyless light vehicle and machine security, engagement and experience. XiQ’s Stinger is the first of many problem-solving systems designed to convert possibilities into realities. As we grow, it’s becoming increasingly clear what other exciting and dynamic possibilities XiQ will make real for our customers.

Essential Steps in the Journey

During our first year in the market, the goal was to learn as we sold. This resulted in acquiring sales through 38 dealers across the U.S. More importantly, we took time to learn from user experience to test the effectiveness of our evolving software core. Consequently, our performance success rate remained very high (96-97%). 

Our team was truly able to understand what really served market needs, user experience and growth opportunity. This knowledge helped us hone our product to be prepared for successful scaling. We identified the next sales channels that will allow us to sell far more rapidly. Corporate, manufacturing, distributor, governmental and e-retail channels are interested in the Stinger. We'll now need the resources to engage them.

"We purchased Stingers for our new carts. Within one week of installation, the Stinger prevented the possible theft of our valuable property. We can definitely see the return on our investment.

Customer Testimonial from Atlantic Station Multi-Use "Micro City"

Stinger Achievements and Identified Opportunities!

  • The Stinger has a presence with over 38 dealers nationwide.
  • First global sales with an order in Australia and Canada.
  • Beginning pilot program for a large scale municipality management facility.
  • Achieved penetration with our first University fleet.
  • Stingers on entire Atlantic Station micro city fleet.
  • Early stage asset tracking system testing successful.
  • Mobile app consumer tested and ready for wide scale development.
  • Successfully developed versatile device for various vehicle verticals.
  • Successfully developed device that supports efficient IoT platform.

The Innovative and Versatile Stinger

Ready for Various Vehicles and Machines

The Stinger Operates a JLG Boom Lift

Getting "Stung" Across the USA

Our Unique Way of Getting the World "Stung" with the Stinger

The Stinger’s core features initially address functionality and security for users. What truly sets it apart is that this is more than just a key or switch limited to enhancing theft deterrence.  The Stinger is a flexible and adaptive system designed to serve varied consumer needs through practical and versatile means.  

Essentially, the Stinger shifts user engagement from passive to active. This product opportunity starts with functionality, connects through engagement, and expands into experience.

Our product, the Stinger, easily replaces key ignition systems currently in use by golf carts, construction vehicles, ATVs and other similar key activated vehicles. The Stinger introduces a secure PIN code that starts a vehicle instead of a key. Our "Stinger Pro" app interfaces with the Stinger unit for mobile activation and user engagement. The mobile platform introduces more user security/engagement solutions for single-user carts and fleets.

Our Market Penetration Strategy

Introducing a new technological era of innovative security and convenience.

  • Vehicle start/stop via secure PIN
  • Vehicle battery power monitoring
  • Bluetooth enabled functionality
  • Auto Shut-Off (Currently on the Stinger RXV model)
  • The Stinger won’t drain cart batteries. (It uses less power than half of a watch battery.)
  • No holes need to be drilled into the cart dashboard.
  • The code is kept in memory after the cart is deactivated.
  • A master code is provided in case the user code is lost

Our Focus Is What Drives the Dream

The Problems

  • Vehicles are easily stolen and/or vandalized
  • Vehicles are a challenge to track in large fleets
  • Battery power is difficult to monitor and manage accurately
  • Current ignition systems utilize outdated key activation instead of a remote system used by most autos
  • There is no warning system for a loss of power
  • Vehicles have no alarm system
  • Other “security measures” are either too inefficient for fleets or are difficult to install

The Stinger's Solution

  • A new level of security for shared-key activated vehicles
  • Vehicle location can be tracked by drivers, management and fleet owners
  • Easily installed and operated
  • More affordable than other code activated keys
  • Functions as an adaptive and dynamic system instead of just an access or activation key
  • Designed for versatility combined with functionality
  • Flexible marketability, as it offers multiple revenue opportunities for dealer relationships and manufacturers
  • Discounts on insurance premiums due to enhanced security for individuals, rental fleets, etc.

The Stinger's Customers

  • Millennials (attracted to mobile platforms)
  • Cart Community Residents (cart enabled cities)
  • Retirement Community Residents (key forgetfulness solved, no need for app)
  • Customized cart enthusiasts (“wow” factor)
  • Resort Residents (cart rentals or leases)
  • Corporate, Construction, Warehouse Fleets
  • University/High School Fleets

Size of the Cart/Light Vehicle Market Opportunity

A lot of opportunity with golf carts...

Size of Cart ATV/UTV Market Opportunity

...even more opportunity with ATVs!

The Offering


Up to 107,000 shares of Class B Nonvoting Common Stock at $1.00 per share.

Minimum Purchase: 100 shares at $1.00 each, for a total of $100.00

Total offering amount: Up to $107,000

We are offering a maximum of 107,000 shares of Class B Nonvoting common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Class B Nonvoting Common Stock”) of a Georgia corporation.

For details on the bonus, please see the Offering Summary below.

Team XiQ

Ready to help the world Get Stung!

In the Press

Golf Car Options Magazine Feb 2017 "New: The Stinger"
January 31, 2017

Introducing a new level of activation and security for golf cars, personal transportation vehicles and utility vehicles. Designed to be efficient and straightforward for consumer use and installation...

"Battery Specialists + Golf Cars" Features The Stinger!
December 21, 2017

Our first commercial done by "Battery Specialists + Golf Cars." A dealer out of Illinois.

Offering Summary

Maximum 107,000 shares of Non-Voting Common Stock ($107,000)

*Maximum subject to adjustment for bonus shares. See 10% Bonus below

Minimum 10,000 shares of Non-Voting Common Stock ($10,000)

ElectroniXiQ, Inc.

Corporate Address
88 North Avondale Rd. #506, Avondale Estates, GA 30002

Description of Business
An innovative tech solutions team that makes the Stinger smart device. The Stinger replaces conventional ignitions on most "non-automotive" vehicles and machines. Its software driven core supports and enables a functional versatility that adapts and evolves to serve different markets. (i.e. transportation, security, entertainment, etc.)

Type of Security Offered
Common Stock (the "Shares", or the "Securities")
Purchase Price of Security Offered

Minimum Investment Amount (per investor) 

The 10% Bonus for StartEngine Shareholders

Electronixiq, Inc. will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. shareholders (with ≥ $1,000 invested in the StartEngine Reg A+ campaign) within 24 hours of this offering going live.

StartEngine shareholders who have invested $1,000+ in the StartEngine Reg A+ campaign will receive a 10% bonus on this offering within a 24-hour window of their campaign launch date.  This means you will receive a bonus for any shares you purchase.  For example, if you buy 100 shares of Common Stock at $1 / share, you will receive 10 Common Stock bonus shares, meaning you'll own 110 shares for $100.   Fractional shares will not be distributed and share bonuses will be determined by rounding down to the nearest whole share.

This 10% Bonus is only valid for one year from the time StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. investors receive their countersigned StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. subscription agreement.

Irregular Use of Proceeds

Yes, the Company might incur Irregular Use of Proceeds that may include but are not limited to the following over $10,000: Vendor payments and salary to existing founders and employees.

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Most recent fiscal year-end:
Prior fiscal year-end:
Total Assets
$79,522.00 USD
$33,136.00 USD
Cash And Cash Equivalents
$11,905.00 USD
$5,065.00 USD
Accounts Receivable
$420.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Short Term Debt
$75,449.00 USD
$4,595.00 USD
Long Term Debt
$108,198.00 USD
$78,939.00 USD
Revenues And Sales
$52,030.00 USD
$1,720.00 USD
Costs Of Goods Sold
$31,032.00 USD
$3,582.00 USD
Taxes Paid
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Net Income
-$100,176.00 USD
$40,388.00 USD


A crowdfunding investment involves risk. You should not invest any funds in this offering unless you can afford to lose your entire investment. In making an investment decision, investors must rely on their own examination of the issuer and the terms of the offering, including the merits and risks involved. These securities have not been recommended or approved by any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority. Furthermore, these authorities have not passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of this document. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission does not pass upon the merits of any securities offered or the terms of the offering, nor does it pass upon the accuracy or completeness of any offering document or literature. These securities are offered under an exemption from registration; however, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has not made an independent determination that these securities are exempt from registration.


IoT: The Next Chapter

almost 2 years ago

Since the first part of our campaign is nearing its end. Let's look ahead to where your investments will lead us. Naturally, we'll engage more order fulfillment and revenue generation. We'll also accelerate growth of our IoT platform known as the "QixSys." (KICK-SiS). This is how we will track vehicles while providing asset and user analytics to customers. 

This is how XiQ eventually evolves toward SaaS and data management. Essentially, increasing the value of your investment through scalable software and data services.

What you're looking at is a pilot program being tested at a customer site. The Stingers communicate with remote relays on the carts (identified by the green numbers.) Those relays give the customer valuable remote/real time data on those vehicles. 

We'll get into the details during the next campaign phase. We hope for your continued support as we grow this exciting and groundbreaking IoT opportunity!

Time is almost up!

almost 2 years ago

That's why we're going to do an energetic campaign send off. Consider this video a thank you for all your support during this part of the fundraising campaign. Now, this doesn't mean the show is over. NOT AT ALL!  We're just getting started. There's so much more to share, so stay tuned for the sequel. Until then, we appreciate you all being a part of the journey, the dream and most of all...the team!

How dealers are promoting the Stinger!

almost 2 years ago

We've told you about our growing dealership presence. Take a look at how dealers are promoting the Stinger for their customers. Check out this dealer commercial featuring the Stinger as the latest technology to have. Thanks for your support as we continue march forward and take this market by storm!

Stingers acros the U.S.A!

almost 2 years ago

We're excited to be selling with dealers around the U.S. and in other countries. Take a look at the latest dealer locations on our map.

Here's a look at some videos sent to us from dealers around the country. We call them our "Stinger Family!"

Selling with a big Kawasaki dealer!

almost 2 years ago

We're excited to begin our relationship with a big Kawasaki dealer! The Stinger is now being sold by Northeast Georgia Motorsports! They're the number one Kawasaki UTV dealer in the United States. The Stinger will be featured on their Kawasaki Mule Pro-DXT™ Diesel and the  Kawasaki Mule™ 4010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Take a look at the Stinger on the Kawasaki Mule™ 4010 

Motivation to move on making that investment!

almost 2 years ago

Wow! You guys are great! Thanks so much for helping us move that StartEngine needle forward.  Some of you, are still not sure. 

Here's some motivation to get you moving on dropping that coin. Remember, we've got 4 days left. So, wake up, dance a bit and thank us with an investment for sharing these uplifting beats.

Like the video says, "2,3-2,3-2,3,4 (days left)!"

The countdown!

almost 2 years ago

Do you hear that? Yep, we hear it too. That clock is ticking down. With 4 days left in our campaign, we appreciate our supportive investors that are helping us reach our goal and beyond. 

Speaking of beyond, the clock is not ticking down to the end. Rather, it is counting down a blast off to the future. A future that we are creating together. Before your enjoy this "countdown" video, be sure to take a look at the updates we've sent out over the weekend. 

One more thing, if you haven't invested yet, what are you waiting for? This rocket is taking off, bring more fuel so we all can go farther!

The Stinger. Easy as Sunday morning.

almost 2 years ago

Yes, the Stinger is that easy. If you don't get the reference check out the "Easy as Sunday morning" song.

How easy? Check out the video below.

You know what is else is even easier? Investing with us right here, RIGHT NOW!

Corny...but true.

almost 2 years ago

Hey Stinger family!  We just wanted to get in a quick one so you can get back to enjoying your Saturday.

An investor pointed out, "hey, isn't it interesting that your Stinger is on StartEngine and it actually "Starts Engines?"

(Har-har, har-dee, har-har...long dramatic silence followed by a distant cough as the hat gets passed around and the dollars drop in) And we're done here. Roll that video!

See what we mean by "key-less, LIVE more!"

almost 2 years ago

Let's get the day started with a "Stinger Story!"

But first, we'd like to thank all of you that have decided to become a part of the journey, the dream and yes, the XiQ TEAM!

Some of you may be thinking, "another update? Take it easy." Our response is "ration the passion? NOPE!" We promised to hit you hard EVERY DAY with our "white-hot" energy so that you can feel that we are real and here to stay.

So, we're not backing off on passion, but we will back off on all our talk. That's why we'll let one of our customers answer the next question from our followers.

Question: "Is getting rid of the key really important to people? If so, how does the Stinger offer a NEEDED solution to customers?"

Answer: in the following video. POW!

Burger King says, "have it your way...

almost 2 years ago

...and so do we! How? CUSTOMIZATION. 

Hi, us again. Told you we'd be back and the hits will keep comin'

In our last update we showed you how we customized the Stinger to introduce easier installation and co-branding value. Here's another customization opportunity that reflects how different we are. 

The question that prompted this update was, "You say the Stinger improves vehicle functionality and user experience. How does it do that?" 

Answer: Since the Stinger is a smart device, it's has a software-driven core. We are able to adjust the Stinger to adapt and enhance the functionality of many vehicles. As seen in the following video, you'll see one of our customers having fun with her Stinger. If you pay attention to this point in the video and this part, you'll see how she's going from forward to reverse very quickly. This is what we call our "FloMotion" technology. You see, we're able to allow the driver to shift from forward to reverse on the fly with the Stinger. No need to shift gears! Plus, some carts have electric brakes that lock during power loss. This introduces the threat of a driver being thrown off. Not with the Stinger. In case of power loss, the Stinger brings the cart to a slow coasting gradual stop.

Let's review: "Stinger gradual stop" VS. "neck-snapping halt (with possible ejection) Well, there's improved functionality due to the safety enhancement. Quicker and smoother gear shift while moving means easier course changes and parallel parking. Hence, better user experience. 

Hope you enjoy the video. Jump in and dance when you feel the groove!

Stepping it up

almost 2 years ago

Thanks to all of you who tuned to yesterday's StartEngine Demo Day. We had some great questions from investors that participated. We're going to address those questions and more over the next 7 days. Why? Because as you've seen, we have 7 days left in our campaign. But, we're going to take things further. We're going to hit you with several updates daily. You see, we hear you whether you're talking to us directly or not. Understand that we're also paying attention to the clear message from your investments. The way we see it, if we're asking you to "show us the money," then it is our responsibility to "show you MORE!" And we're going to show you one thing that really matters here...PASSION! We're driven to take this across the finish line and bring you with us! 

So. Here. We. GO!

Question: "How do we plan to offer our dealers and customers added opportunity and value to buy/sell our products?

Answer: Customized cross-branding solutions. The picture below shows a customized backplate we designed to replace the existing panel on a Star EV model cart. It introduced an turn-key "plug and play" installation solution with a cross-branding platform for the dealer. Not to mention, it looks nice.

Stay tuned true believers...this show ain't over yet!

Talk with us live!

almost 2 years ago

Dear XiQ Community, 

Tune in today at 1:40 PM (Pacific Time) to watch our pitch live during StartEngine's virtual demo day! Sign up here: 

The first-ever StartEngine Demo Day is only hours away, and we couldn't be more excited. Set to feature more than 40 pitches from companies with live campaigns on StartEngine, this virtual event will bring our investor and entrepreneur communities even closer together.

Are you looking to learn more about any StartEngine campaigns? Have you yearned to pick the brain of an ambitious entrepreneur? Do you want to be one of the first to hear about new, potentially disruptive innovations?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, then join us from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. The StartEngine Demo Day livestream begins today, Thursday (5/31), at 9am PST. To participate, just click the button below. We can't wait to see you there!

Go XiQ!

Easy to use.

almost 2 years ago

As we try to gear up for more sales to end users, we're communicating how easy it is to use the Stinger. Take a look at this quick user guide that illustrates how easy it is for anyone to enjoy the Stinger and it's Stinger Pro app. Once we can engage direct-to-consumer sales, ease of use is a natural part of that sales success. Join us and become a successful investor with successful team that has a product made for success!

Talk with us at the StartEngine Demo Day Livestream!

almost 2 years ago

We're excited to participate in the StartEngine Demo Day Livestream! On Thursday, May 31st at 9 AM (Pacific Time), our CEO will be part of the virtual webinar to pitch to investors. Be sure to sign up and have a direct engagement with XiQ. Our team truly appreciates the commitment of support from our current investors and we hope to attract more to our cause.

Direct To Consumer

about 2 years ago

We've shown you how the Stinger is versatile and adaptive for various types of vehicles. Let's take a look at how we're preparing to engage various types of customers. Clearly, a manufacturing relationship is important but let's not forget about the enormous CPG (Consumer Packaged Good) market. As we prepare to sell directly to consumers, here's a look at some of our packaging designs. This where we establish strong POS (point of sale) presence with our most enterprising retailers.

Stinger Watercraft

about 2 years ago

A few updates ago, we discussed our goal to expand from land to sea. Mission accomplished. The Stinger has engaged it's first boat. An Avalon Catalina 2485 QL. 

Boat theft is a real issue for many communities. To truly help you understand what motivated us to move on this market, we felt that a personal story would have the greatest impact. Please watch as Gary shares his experience with boat theft. You'll see there's a real opportunity here for our product. We thank you all for your support and we hope you continue to push us forward to gaining more of the watercraft market.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Engaging the IoT strategy.

about 2 years ago

So far, we've shown you how we're moving across different vehicle and machine verticals. The Stinger is the first step in gaining access to machine data in order to give our users more asset control. The next step of moving and managing those key analytics involves our system known as the "QixSys." (Pronounced "KICK-Sis")

In our offering we've mentioned the QixSys as our IoT platform. This is how XiQ eventually evolves toward SaaS and data management. Essentially, increasing the value of your investment through scalable software and data services.

More details are to come, but let's look at our successful tests on accessing wide-range and localized data points throughout a dense location such as Atlanta. The following represents remote access of data in key categories such as:

  1. Long range, wide area
  2. Close range, localized environment
  3. Remote vehicle/machine power levels
  4. GPS accuracy

Long range, wide area vehicle/machine tracking.

Close range, localized environment. Highly dense urban test including underground parking deck.

Time lapse machine/vehicle power monitoring. 

GPS accuracy test in tight environment allowing for only short-range vehicle travel.

Yet another!

about 2 years ago

Clearly, the Stinger introduces a new level of activation, engagement and security. Stinger protection means more than just enhancing theft deterrence.  The Stinger can also help reduce insurance premiums on your valuable property. This is an especially big opportunity due to the various types of vehicles the Stinger can engage.

We're working with some insurance providers to explore pilot programs introducing lower premiums offered with Stinger enabled vehicles.  Another benefit of these "Stinger insurance plans" is savings can be high enough to eventually pay off the Stinger!

The insurance opportunity surfaced as a result of Stinger development for boats and other watercraft. Stay tuned for upcoming updates that will feature Stinger boat tests!  Until then, here's a peak at a test design rendering of a possible boat dashboard that is Stinger enabled. You'll notice how we're envisioning a Stinger without buttons so the boat is completely mobile engaged.

Generating that BUZZ!

about 2 years ago

Many apologies for the late update. Simply put, we've been busy. Before we talk about the latest, I want to thank our investors and supporters.  You're getting us closer to the goal and we appreciate each and every one of you.

On Friday, April 20th, our CEO did a live radio interview on "The Tiffany Krumins Show" This show is supported by the "Business RadioX" network. Tiffany Krumins was one of the first big winners on "Shark Tank." 

This is the beginning of our strategy to build buzz through different media outlets. "Business RadioX" was an important interview since their extensive band band width encompasses quite a large reach. They've had OVER 13 MILLION DOWNLOADS in the 4th Quarter of 2017 alone! Take a few minutes to listen to the interview and feel free to reach out with any questions.


We solve the small problems, we get the big deals!

about 2 years ago

Before we get into the next update, we'd like to thank all of our investors for your support.  For our followers that have yet to jump in, hopefully this update will nudge you a bit. 

Usually, ongoing research and development is aimed at tackling highly technical product issues. With us, we try to also consider the seemingly simple and small issues that can be huge deal breakers with our customers. You'll see here, how we're conducting water-proofing tests with the Stinger. We've learned from our powersports dealers that, next to innovative functionality, water proof equipment matters most. Simply put, their end customer's recreational lifestyles demand it.

Oh, and yes, this is our move toward boats and watercraft too. But that's another update for another day. Help us see another day with your continued investment.

Let's get another vertical...Powersports!

about 2 years ago

Last week, we showed you Stinger technology operating various types of lifts. Let's now take a look at the Stinger activating different UTVs (utility vehicle or utility task vehicle.) There also know as "Side by Sides."

This is yet another vehicle market we're going after. Our Stinger's versatility and adaptability expands your investment into more and more opportunity. Yes, we're on the move and we're excited to show you what's next. Thanks for your support that helps us get there!

Moving into another market as we grow towards IoT!

about 2 years ago

So far you've seen Stinger technology on vehicles. Let's take a look at the Stinger activating machines as well. Take a look at our video compilation featuring different lifts. A boom lift, scissor lift and a fork lift. This level of versatility and adaptability enables our company to eventually engage an IoT strategy with various machines and vehicles in many growing markets. 


Where is your investment actually going?

about 2 years ago

Hello esteemed investors. We consider you an important part of the team. Let's take a look at how your investments will contribute to our journey toward growth. We're approaching the market in three key phases. 

  • Hardware Phase: The Stinger
  • Mobile Phase: Stinger Pro app
  • IoT Phase: Our asset tracking and analytic platform to be share with you soon.

Understand all phases are driven by a robust back end software development strategy. We'll discuss that later as well. Let's identify where we are first so you see where your investment can move us to the next level.

Our initial offer largely introduces the Stinger "hardware phase." Now, we're entering the Stinger app "mobile phase."

Experience the Stinger Pro app and help us attract more investments to further develop it!

The Stinger Pro app in action!

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