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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #6

Have fun with this week's edition of our Mobility & Transportation Startup Digest. Timo, James an
Issue #6  •  May 4  •  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.
Have fun with this week’s edition of our Mobility & Transportation Startup Digest.
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 War on Waze

Why own a car when you can subscribe to one instead

Volkswagen Looking To Form Joint Venture With Didi Chuxing | CleanTechnica

 Copenhagen Architect Jan Gehl Takes on Smart Cities  - CityLab

Machine Learning Fundamentals | Self Driving Cars on Back\Line

Forget Uber, Waymo and Tesla: the next big name in self-driving vehicles could be the Pentagon.

Penniless Cities Offer Land to Host Hyperloop Tests in France - Bloomberg

Richard Branson wants hyperloop up and running within 3 years

Here’s what’s missing in the conversation about dockless e-scooters and bikes - Recode

Internet-connected scooters might just upend how we get around cities. But first they have to survive a speed bump: jerks.

Dubai's RTA opens $5m competition to find autonomous transport solutions - Technology,Transport,UAE -  ArabianBusiness.com

Patients living in rural, suburban or urban areas with poor infrastructure often don’t have the proper means to get to the doctor’s appointment on time. In the last months, both Uber and Lyft announced non-emergency medical transportation services, while start-ups, such as Circulation also promise to deal with the issue. Could smartphones and networked services solve transportation in healthcare?

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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