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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #22

Issue #22  •  September 3  •  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.

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.
Uber narrows its search for international city to host ‘flying taxis’ - The Verge

The Top Startups Paving The Way For Self-Driving Vehicles
Crunchbase took a look at full-stack autonomous vehicle startups that have raised over $50 million. The cohort ranges from a stealth startup working on its own tech and vehicles to a startup focused on breaking into the last-mile delivery market.
What’s the Right Number of Taxis (or Uber or Lyft Cars) in a City? - The New York Times

Why Waymo Is Worth A Staggering $175 Billion Even Before Launching Its Self-Driving Cars

MaaS Global secures €9 million in latest funding round

Amazon launches Auto SDK to bring Alexa to more cars | VentureBeat

How Ridesharing, Autonomous, and Connected Cars Go Together | Digital Trends

Electric flight is coming, but the batteries aren’t ready - The Verge

UK trials world-first personalised disruption messaging technology

Testing new tech in cars of the future

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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