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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #5

Hello folks, this is your weekly edition of the Mobility & Transportation Startup Digest. Feel fr
Issue #5  •  April 27  •  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.
Hello folks,
this is your weekly edition of the Mobility & Transportation Startup Digest. Feel free to reach out to comment, give feedback or suggest links. 
Timo, James and Manuel


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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.
A thriving mobility market needs open data

Alibaba Gets its Smart Assistant Into Chinese Mercedes, Audis - Bloomberg

New Mobility Models Set to Transform the Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry

Tesla vs. Waymo: who’s winning the race for self-driving cars - The Verge

Voyage open-sources autonomous driving safety practices – TechCrunch

Inside BlackBerry’s Push to Dominate the Security Market for Autonomous Cars - Motherboard

Amazon will now deliver packages to the trunk of your car - The Verge

9 companies trying to be the 'Tesla of China'

LeasePlan partners with Lyft | Auto Remarketing

Chevy owners can now pay for gas from inside their cars - The Verge

By filtering out road vibrations, ClearMotion can prevent carsickness in autonomous vehicles.

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 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
Manuel Heckmann Manuel Heckmann - COO & Co-Founder
James Gleave James Gleave
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