Lauren Bellenie

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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.

Startup Ideas

Data Is the New Currency – StartupTalk with Elena Poughia

ArtifiEvery day, Internet users create tons of new data. Actually, there are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created each day at our current pace,...

The Fate of Transferwise Workers in London as Britain Readies to Leave the EU

Amidst the Brexit brouhaha, many foreign businesses have been raising concerns in regard to their fate after the UK-EU 'divorce'. One of the many...

Schnexagon a pesticide-free product against slugs & snails

Slugs and snails are extraordinary creatures. Although these animals do not win a cuteness prize, their abilities are impressive. For example, slugs can adhere...