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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #11

The best of transport and technology, brought to you by Timo, Manuel, and James
Issue #11  •  June 15  •  view online
Mobility & Transportation
Mobility & Transportation
Insight into all things transportation and mobility, covering driverless vehicles, trends in public transportation, the rise of cycling, ride- and car-share, smart city developments, ITS, and more.
The best of transport and technology, brought to you by Timo, Manuel, and James

FROM THE IDEA IN YOUR HEAD, TO THE APP IN YOUR HAND.

Builder by Engineer.ai is a Human-Assisted-AI platform that enables everyone to build bespoke software in a simple, user friendly and mindful way that transcends the need for traditional know-how. Everyone should be empowered to unlock their true potential to be a builder, irrespective of what they know, what they have and what they are afraid of. Builder, the “online assembly line” for software development, is a collision of intelligent automation, ideas, and human talent that allows you to build any tech project transparently.

ExxonMobil Robotics Pitch Competition ($60,000 + Pilot)

BBL Ventures has opened the first Reverse Robotics Pitch for ExxonMobil. Interested applicants are invited to enter the challenge by March 29th for the chance at an invitation to Houston to participate in the reverse pitch the week of April 17. The prize for the winning challengers is $60,000 and eligibility for a commercial pilot.
How Skip wants to win the scooter wars by (gasp!) following the rules - Axios

Blockchain could enable new peer-to-peer transport network: report | Internet of Business

Target Global announces $100 million fund to target mobility startups | VentureBeat

Australian first security system to help cars “talk” | Queensland Times

Larry Page's Flying Car Project Suddenly Seems Rather Real | WIRED

China’s transport networks accelerate towards a tech-driven future | JLL Real Views

Scooter startup Bird is seeking a $2 billion valuation - Axios

Southeast Asia’s Grab lands $1B from Toyota at a $10B valuation – TechCrunch

Porsche launches electric charging payment app ahead of Taycan debut - Roadshow

Israel’s government said on Wednesday it would invest 30 million shekels ($8.4 million) a year on a pilot program aimed at improving transportation and developing the country’s high-tech industry.

Copenhagenize your city: the case for urban cycling in 12 graphs | Cities | The Guardian
Danish-Canadian urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen busts some common myths and shows how the bicycle has the potential to transform cities around the world

MyGalileoApp Competition

Bring space to your smartphone and win €100,000 by developing an Android and iOS app. The MyGalileoApp Competition is ON!🛰😎Develop an innovative app that uses the Galileo satellites’ positioning accuracy & commercially launch your solution! Gather a team or go solo & design & develop an app that will #UseGalileo. And the best part? Meet & work hand in hand with our amazing mentors and the 1st place winner gets €100,000! You can find everything you need to know at http://gsa.europa.eu/mygalileoapp. Don't wait until the last minute and make sure you register your app proposals on time! Deadline: March 28.
Techstars Startup Digest Mobility & Transportation is curated by:
Timo Hoffmann Timo Hoffmann
timo.hoffmann@startupdigestmail.com
Manuel Heckmann Manuel Heckmann - COO & Co-Founder
manuel.heckmann@startupdigestmail.com
James Gleave James Gleave
james.gleave@startupdigestmail.com
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