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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #2

This week we have a larger than usual selection of articles out of the mobility & transportation
Issue #2  •  April 6  •  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.
This week we have a larger than usual selection of articles out of the mobility & transportation domain. We hope you like it. Feel free to give us feedback!
Timo, Manuel and James

How the new generation of startups find their name

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Brex, The First Corporate Card for Startups, is launching Brex Rewards

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Blockchain + Urban Mobility: Exploring the Potential of the Tech World’s Next Big Thing

The Future of Mobility 3.0

Tech company coalition aims to defend self-driving cars over road deaths

Why a Car Company Is Looking to the Skies: A Glimpse into Ford’s Drone Research

Alphabet’s moonshot chief: Regulating driverless cars demands testing the “smarts” of the systems - MIT Technology Review

BMW says electric car mass production not viable until 2020 | Reuters

Alphabet will operate 20,000 Jaguar cars in a driverless ride-hail service - Recode

How The Humble Bicycle Can Save Our Cities

Monrovia, California partners with Lyft, LimeBike to provide affordable transportation around city

Google's Waymo denies 'masterplan' to harvest data from driverless cars

How Volkswagen Walked Away From a Near-Fatal Crash - Bloomberg

Behavior-based car insurance platform Root Insurance raised $51 million | VentureBeat

Airbnb for cars is here. And the rental car giants are not happy. - The Washington Post

Cities’ backlash against big tech is only starting –

TransPod wants to attract $50 million for its own version of hyperloop technology, designed to ferry passengers at speeds of more than 1,000 kilometers (622 miles) an hour.

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Techstars Startup Digest Mobility & Transportation is curated by:
Timo Hoffmann Timo Hoffmann
Manuel Heckmann Manuel Heckmann - COO & Co-Founder
James Gleave James Gleave
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