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Easymile Aims to Make Every Mile Easier with Driverless Shuttles

Its autonomous EZ-10 shuttles launched this year at Austin Airport and Berlin Tegel. It is wheelchair accessible, featuring an electric ramp for passengers with limited mobility.

Urban Air Travel One Mile Closer with Skyports Landing Pads

Skyports demo'd its first brick-and-mortar passenger drone landing pad in Singapore in October. The collaboration with Volocopter is a long awaited milestone in the collective dream of urban air travel.

Small, Sleek, Sustainable: UrmO’s Collapsible Electric Hoverboard

UrmO’s fundraising round through Kickstarter has landed the company 194,000 EUR in pre-orders. It has also sealed deals with undisclosed distribution partners across Germany. These early successes seem to be paving a smooth road for the mobility startup, who plans to distribute the pre-ordered vehicles in the coming months.

Volocopter Plans to Make Drone Flight Available to Human Passengers

Volocopter - the Elevator Pitch. Born in Bruchsal, Germany in 2012, Volocopter has developed a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) vehicle purposed for autonomous air...

what3words Helps Rescue Services by Putting Everything on the Map

Notably, the smart mobility startup made news several times this year for its implementation in emergency rescue services. Amazingly, police in the UK used the app to locate people who were lost in the woods.

Travel on a Whim with the MaaS Global Transportation Subscription

In 2019 the company has reached 3 million trips on the platform and also received the future unicorn award from Digital Europe. Its unique approach to mobility packaging steps toward a vision for diversified transportation.

Einride’s Autonomous Trucking Hits the Road

The company was a recipient of the 2019 EU Startup mobility prize. Earlier in 2019, the company launched a pilot with its customer partner DB Schenker, meaning that they are close to industry adoption.

Hop Around Town with Cargoroo E-Cargo Bikes

This company landed the 2019 EU startup mobility prize, one of ten recipients. This means it’s got supporters in high places who are willing to bet on its model and who want to see it succeed.

Ride Like the Wind: Wind Mobility Makes E-Scooters to Green Cities

Wind Mobility has landed 50 million EUR in funding in the last 2 months. Aside from that, the startup steers more towards sustainable mobility than other scooter companies.

Look to the Skies: Electric Urban Jet Mobility is Reality with Lilium

Lilium - the Elevator Pitch. Lilium works in the urban air mobility industry. It is developing air taxi services, faster than and as affordable as...

Logistics Startup Sennder Receives €62.4 Million in Series C

In their Series C round, Sennder, a Berlin-based company founded in 2015, has landed €62.4 million. Founders David Nothacker, Nicolaus Schefenacker, and Julius Koehler...

Berlin-Based e-Scooter Startup Raises €45 Million Series A

The e-scooter startup Wind Mobility has landed a €45 million investment in its Series A Round, led entirely by existing investors. The funding comes...

German-Based Sunfire Secures €25M in Series C Funding

Many industries rely heavily on fossil fuel energy sources. Sunfire is a cleantech startup from Dresden, Germany, developing and manufacturing steam electrolysers and high-temperature fuel cells. The technology can be used to convert various fuels such as natural gas or LPG into electricity and heat and to convert electricity into chemical energy.

Chris: Digital Car Assistant with Artificial Intelligence

We all know that it’s dangerous to text while driving, but most of us do it anyway. German Autolabs developed a device that increases the drivers' safety while keeping users connected.

Geospin: Big Data Analytics For Smart Cities

Where should I open my store? Or where is it worth to build an electric car charging station? Geospin collects and combines public data with company data and uses machine learning and deep learning to analyze the hidden structures and dynamics of cities.
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ValidatedID Raises €2 Million in Financing Round to Internationalise VIDsigner and Develop VIDchain

The Barcelona-based company has generated €2 million in funding round with the help of Randstad Innovation Fund and a co-investor, Caixa Capital Risc.

White Fund – a Belgian Early Stage Fund – Takes Off with €20 Million to Invest in MedTech Startups

Liège-based White Fund is has announced the launch of its €20 million fund, with the hope of raising an additional €10 million in a couple months time.

Cervest, a Climate Forecasting Company, Raises 4.3 Million EUR in Pre-Series A

Climate change could be swift or gradual, but it might not be unpredictable. With a combination of scientific research and modelling methodologies borrowed from...

Healx Secures 50.2M EUR in Series B Financing for Rare Disease Research and Accelerator

Healx is a Cambridge-based company that uses the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to discover potential treatments for rare diseases. The startup raised Series...

Fintech Startup Dreams Set to Extend its Operations to Germany with 9 Million EUR

Achieving dreams is a thing millenials talk about everyday – online and offline – but rarely bring into existence. This narrative is often used...