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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
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.
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.
The mobility landscape is being completely reshaped, and urban mobility poses a massive challenge to metropolitan authorities and businesses as well as great opportunities. The global demand for passenger mobility in urbanized areas is set to double by 2050. Meanwhile, the number of individual journeys taken on a daily basis has grown massively since 2015, thereby putting increased pressure on existing urban mobility systems.
Waymo unveiled the new vehicle, called the Jaguar I-Pace, at a press event in New York City on Tuesday and said it expected to begin production in 2020. In the first two years, the companies expect to manufacture 20,000 cars. This is the first part of a long-term partnership between Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover.
While the Midwest continues to lag Silicon Valley in the total amount of venture capital raised, there is still progress being made as more of the region’s fast-growing tech startups raise rounds that are closer to Silicon Valley-size.
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