The Truth About the Scooter Economy?—?An Insider’s Perspective

Both Sides of the Table

As drivers we look out for them, as pedestrians we might be annoyed if they steer in our way but the riders themselves have developed better norms as happens in all forms of transportation. scooters startup transportation vcThe Truth About the Scooter Economy?—?An

Why We Invested in CLEAR


As transactions involving consumer data become increasingly digital, the need for secure identity authentication is becoming critically important in industries such as financial services, transportation, retail, and entertainment.

[skyTran in ME Construction News] RTA and skyTran to develop driverless transportation system in Dubai


Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a MoU with skyTran to develop advanced public transport facilities in the emirate. The post [skyTran in ME Construction News] RTA and skyTran to develop driverless transportation system in Dubai appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in WRAL TechWire] Q&A: Virgin Hyperloop exec talks future of transportation (think pods) in Triangle (+ video)


The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in WRAL TechWire] Q&A: Virgin Hyperloop exec talks future of transportation (think pods) in Triangle (+ video) appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in The Verge] Virgin Hyperloop One raises $172 million to advance its futuristic transportation dreams


Virgin Hyperloop One has raised $172 million in new funding to bring its futuristic transportation dreams to life, according to new filings with the United States government.

Facilitating AccelVT Energy 2019 Cohort

Paul G. Silva

This accelerator focuses on “ startup and/or seed stage ventures who offer new technologies, or novel applications of existing technologies, aimed at reducing fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions in the heating and/or transportation sector.

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Lesa Mitchell joins The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars to help startups disrupt legacy enterprises


Many industries that aren’t top of mind for most of us but serve our most basic everyday needs – from industrial production, transportation infrastructure and environmental services and safety – all are facing technological disruption and innovation.

How to Accept Challenges and Thrive Alongside Business Risk

Entrepreneurs' Organization

David Disiere is the founder and CEO of QEO Insurance Group , an agency that provides commercial transportation insurance to clients throughout the US. Written for EO by David Disiere. Fear of failure can have significant sway over entrepreneurs wanting to launch their own startups.

HyperWHO? HyperWHAT?

Startup Grind

I currently work for a large global organization that deals with container shipping as well as transport and logistics. The idea and concept of a system where items are placed in pods and subsequently transported at high speeds through a vacuum sealed tube has been around for decades.

I hate MVPs. So do your customers. Make it SLC instead.

A Smart Bear

Although not called SLC, there’s a popular meme in product circles that neatly encapsulates the idea of SLC in a diagram: The Modes of Transportation example from the Spotify product team: A skateboard is a SLC product.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in GlobeNewswire] North Carolina Becomes Ninth State to Explore Virgin Hyperloop One Technology


Today, North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) – the voice of the regional business community on transportation – kicked off an exploration of hyperloop as a potential regional and inter-city transportation platform.

[CEO Jon Medved in CTech] This Week in London: Israel’s Tech Stars Meet London’s Top Businesspeople


The Pegasus Startup: Flying Over VCs on the Wings of Profits

Jason Calacanis

Airbnb, Uber and Slack have revolutionized travel, transportation and work forever. The unicorn movement in Silicon Valley has been a great run, with startups plowing mountains of willing capital into audacious products that are changing the world.

The Tech Issue that Matters Most in NYC

This is going to be BIG.

Perhaps if tech suddenly made housing, healthcare, transportation, combating opioids AND fixing climate change super cheap, AND enabled underemployed and displaced workers to survive on a living wage, AND provided childcare and education, I’m sure @aoc would give you a refund. The headlines in the tech and startup world have not been good over the last couple of years. As it turns out, the “move fast in break things” culture was itself pretty broken—full of discrimination and harassment.

What We Can Learn from the Biggest Tech Policy Mistakes of 2018


In what I’ve called The Third Wave , the Internet will become ubiquitous and transform industries that are part of our everyday life including health care, transportation, education, food, etc.

[Skytran in Logistics Middle East] Dubai plans to bring 100mph rail system to the emirate


A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Skytran, which specialises in the development of suspended transport systems.

UrbanTech Transit Startup Remix Raises $15 Million

Dream It

Planners then see in real time how that change will affect other streets and the flow of transportation as a whole. The Summary Remix is currently being used by over 4,000 planners in over 300 cities to enable planners to visualize tradeoffs when making urban planning decisions.

Announcing the Rise of the Rest 8.0 Finalists


Reaction Dynamics | HQ : Space Coast, FL | About : Reaction Dynamics manufactures space transportation systems for launch providers and the growing small satellite market. Meet the companies that will pitch Steve Case and the Revolution team on the upcoming Rise of the Rest Road Trip.

All The Questions You Wanted Answered about Bird Scooters and Their Recent $300 Million Funding

Both Sides of the Table

Between our on-board CPUs and your mobile phone companions we have an enormous amount of data on transportation routes, where riders want to pick up scooters in the morning and where they leave them in the evening.

Press Release: Adidas And Impact Hub To Boost Ventures Inspiring Girls In Sport

Impact Hub

“She Breaks Barriers” program for ventures removing the barriers faced by girls and young women in sport. Teams have the chance to co-create with adidas and win €15,000. Start-ups, non-profits and initiatives can apply until July 7.

Why Revolution is Investing in TemperPack


Over the years, many of Revolution’s investments such as Zipcar, Sweetgreen, and Optoro have experienced explosive growth brought about by their ability to develop sustainable alternatives to problems consumers and businesses were facing in sectors like transportation, food, and e-commerce.

Why We Think B2B Crowdsourced Logistics Will Be a Big Hit

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It is differentiated from the service of picking up passengers and transporting them in that drivers have to have more specialization in picking up packages and driving them to consumers. Six months ago Upfront Ventures announced its first Partner hire since 2007 – Greg Bettinelli.

Keeping It Green In 2019: How To Organize An Eco-Friendly Event

Impact Hub

Back in 2002, food transportation accounted for almost 20 billion vehicle miles. The Global Gathering.

Anchor Institutions’ Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems

Forward Cities

Create a more efficient and resilient supply chain that reduces transportation impacts, increases timeliness and provides enhanced customer service through local contacts.

Things I believe.

This is going to be BIG.

Transportation. I believe in solvable problems, but that you can't make progress on them until everyone involved accepts responsibility for causing them. I believe that if you aim for compromise, you will be less successful than if you aim for creativity. I believe that if you treat people like you believe they can be better than they are, they will be. I believe that if you're not doing everything you can to get them there, they'll fail without you.

[Klook in Awani Review] Klook Before You Book Your Next Holiday


Klook allows travelers to discover and book popular attractions, tours, local transportation, restaurants, and unique experiences in over 300 destinations globally on its app and website.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Government Technology] Virgin Hyperloop One Announces World’s Longest Test Track


Virgin Hyperloop One, just one of the companies developing transport systems that would ultimately move people and cargo almost as fast as the speed of sound, has announced plans for what will be the longest test track in the world to date at 35 km (21.7

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Yahoo Finance] Virgin Hyperloop One could build the world’s first hyperloop in India


The race is on to host the first hyperloop transportation system in the world, and today’s announcement puts India firmly in the lead,” Virgin Hyperloop One CEO Jay Walder said in a statement. “This is history in the making.

YC Interviews in Israel

Y Combinator

We’ll help you cover the cost of intercity ground transportation. We’re excited to announce that we’ll be holding interviews for the Winter 2020 batch in Tel Aviv for founders based in Israel. These interviews will take place on September 10 and 11. We’ve been funding Israeli startups for a long time, and this time we thought it would be easier if we went right to the source. These interviews will be just like regular YC interviews.

Low (No) Barriers To Entry

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

It has taken off as a transportation option for consumers and is the fastest growing new transportation technology in terms of revenues in history. There are a dozen electric scooter companies operating in Paris right now. There are so many that the Mayor just announced that she will reduce that number to three with new rules for electric scooters in Paris. But before we get into the new rules, I want to stare at that first sentence for a bit.

Plastic: Solutions in a Complex Industry

Impact Hub

Since the manufacture of plastics is efficient in terms of its low carbon footprint — due to its modest energy requirements and ease of transport — solving the plastic issue is not a simple one-dimensional equation. WWF and Impact Hub join forces for the oceans.

Why We Can’t Let Luddites Ruin Global Trade

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And he talks specifically about how water trade lowered the costs of transportation and thus products and gave such a resounding advantage to those with great water resources that other nations struggled to keep up. Mass transportation. Luddites.

Love’s Cup finalists, semifinalists named

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Venture, LLC, is a transportation solution company that offers the Zig-Zag, a revolutionary bicycle that collapses and stores in a Zag-Bag, offering consumers a convenient, portable means of transportation. . HIGH GROWTH GRADUATE DIVISION TEAMS. Axiom Graphene. The University of Tulsa. Advisor: Claire Cornell. Team Leader: Bailey Stewart. Team Members: Rahul Kundu, Jared Mason and Bailey Stewart.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in CompositesWorld] Virgin Hyperloop One presents technology to U.S. Congress


on June 26 to present its technology to members of Congress and federal stakeholders at its event “Hyperloop On The Hill,” as the company continues to broaden support of its new transportation technology. Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO, Los Angeles,Calif.) visited Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Forbes] Hyperloop: Ushering In The 4th Dimension Of Travel


Among the more prominent players in this nascent market are Virgin Hyperloop One, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), Transpod, Hardt Global Mobility, Zeleros, HyperChariot, Hyper Poland and Euroloop. Read more here. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Forbes] Hyperloop: Ushering In The 4th Dimension Of Travel appeared first on OurCrowd. News Center Hyperloop hyperloop one mobility portfolio news virgin hyperloop one

In the News: Announced: Winning consortium to lead Israeli FoodTech incubator…


Mobility… RTA and skyTran to develop driverless transportation system in Dubai. Big announcement!

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Cheddar] CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One Talks Hyperloop’s Tour Across the Country


The XP-1 pod will make stops in Ohio, Kansas and Texas over the next few months to show off this futuristic form of transportation. The Virgin Hyperloop test pod is going on tour.

Punching Above Your Weight as a Founder: Why I invested in Bizly

This is going to be BIG.

Google Apps enabled e-mail on demand without a server, Uber enables transportation on demand, and WeWork offers space on demand. I'm a founder. Sure, I'm an investor, too, but I started Brooklyn Bridge Ventures , the firm I invest out of. That means that in addition to thinking about what kinds of investments I'm going to make, I need to think about where I'm going to work, payroll, business cards, all that stuff.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in St. Louis Magazine] The Virgin Hyperloop One passenger pod is going on tour, and Kansas City is one of the stops


Missourians have been talking about the proposed high-speed hyperloop since last October, when its creator, Virgin Hyperloop One, released a study showing that building the transportation model from Kansas City, Missouri, to St.

Mapping The Haystack Portfolio Across The United States


This is all happening, of course, to a region that doesn’t have a modern public transportation system. Hello. It has been a while since I’ve posted here, nearly 3 months.