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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #4

Dear readers, have fun with this week's picks on mobility & transportation related insights. Timo
Issue #4  •  April 23  •  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.
Dear readers,
have fun with this week’s picks on mobility & transportation related insights.
Timo, James and Manuel

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.
The Great Democratization of Transportation
Gabe Klein, an early Zipcar executive, then as transportation head for D.C. and Chicago, as well as investor, why “Open data is revolutionizing how innovators and cities manage the environmental and social effects of urban transit.”
The Smart Transportation Market is set to grow from its current industry value of more than US$41bn to over US$130bn by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Uber gets into car rentals and public transit – TechCrunch

China just made it easier for self-driving tests to take place on any road in the country — Quartz

Join free e-training courses on ITS and C-ITS

Uber denies its CTO met with Cambridge Analytica – TechCrunch

TomTom Bets It's Found a Way to Deal With Slow Death of Sat Nav - Bloomberg

VW to Change Logo in Preparation for Electric-Car Era - Bloomberg

Uber Eats now bigger than Grubhub in 15 major U.S. cities

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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