i2E-backed SendaRide expands healthcare transportation service beyond Oklahoma

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When it comes to metrics, the customer growth story from SendaRide, a young Oklahoma company that provides customized, concierge, non-emergency medical transportation, packs a punch. The company is seeing a ground swell of interest from other organizations that serve populations with safe and secure transportation needs — churches, senior centers, adult daycare, oncology centers, and even organizations that help people re-enter the work force and need transport to interviews.

preventing the spread of germs in public transportation: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising

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Wyatt Dike of E-Team, VertX Advertising, is developing antimicrobial coatings for use in public transportation that double as advertising space. The post preventing the spread of germs in public transportation: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators e-teams sanitation

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innovating the public transportation experience: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising

Venture Well

Wyatt Dike of E-Team, VertX Advertising, is developing antimicrobial coatings for use in public transportation that double as advertising space. The post innovating the public transportation experience: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators e-teams sanitation

Loadsmart raises $90 million to further consolidate its one-stop freight and logistics platform

TechCrunch

Loadsmart offers booking for freight transportation across land, rail and through ports, all from a single online portal. Recent Funding Startups TC Transportation BlackRock Convoy leader logistics maersk transport uber freight

Why Florida residents may soon be seeing jet-powered ‘flying taxis’

TechCrunch

According to the Orlando Business Sentinel, the proposed facility — a takeoff and landing area that would be part of Lilium’s first transportation network in the U.S. Florida is renowned for its strange news stories.

5 key innovations taking e-scooters to a half-billion rides in 2021

TechCrunch

That’s a dramatic shift in urban transportation by any measure, and it prompts a simple but important question: How did we get here? Column Startups TCUK Transportation bird e-scooters electric scooters micromobility mobility scooter sharing sharing economyTravis VanderZanden.

Chinese autonomous vehicle startup Pony.ai hits $5.3 billion valuation

TechCrunch

Automotive Recent Funding Startups Transportation autonomous vehicles Pony.aiPony.ai, the Chinese autonomous vehicle startup and relative newcomer to the industry, is now valued at $5.3 billion following a fresh injection of $267 million in funding. The round was led by TIP, an innovation fund within the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board that focuses on late-stage venture and growth equity investments in companies that deliver disruptive technology.

[Superpedestrian in Medium] LINK Partnering With Seattle to Expand Access to Sustainable Transport

OurCrowd

“It’s an honor to become a part of Seattle’s transportation system,” says Assaf Biderman, Founder and CEO. “ The post [Superpedestrian in Medium] LINK Partnering With Seattle to Expand Access to Sustainable Transport appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in The Construction Index] Mass transport for the post-Covid world

OurCrowd

Hyperloop is being heralded as the first new form of public transportation in more than a century. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in The Construction Index] Mass transport for the post-Covid world appeared first on OurCrowd. Lisa Russell looks at whether Covid-19 might accelerate its adoption. Read more here. News Center Hyperloop hyperloop one mobility portfolio news virgin hyperloop one

Onboard Dynamics Is Leading the Transition to Next Generation Transportation Fuels, Reducing Emissions, and Driving Down Energy Costs

Angel Capital Association

By: Sarah Dickey, ACA Membership Director Cutting-edge clean energy company wins Luis Villalobos Award, Technology category, from Angel Capital Association The United States has abundant access to domestic natural gas, but we have struggled for decades to find scalable, economic ways to leverage natural gas as a transportation fuel, despite its environmental and efficiency benefits. Today, the transportation sector remains one of the largest contributors to U.S.

Road trippers can rejoice as RVshare raises over $100 million to grow its RV rental business

TechCrunch

Recent Funding Startups TC Transportation cabana Camping Darktrace financial advisor KKR outdoorsy recreational vehicle RVshare Tritium Partners Zwift

E-bike subscription service Dance closes $17.7M Series A, led by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures

TechCrunch

We analyzed the overall mobility market, evaluated all means of transport, and crunched the numbers on all types of business models for a few years before we found what we were looking for.

Gogoro’s Eeyo 1s e-bike goes on sale in France, its first European market

TechCrunch

While sale of e-bikes were already growing steadily before COVID-19, the pandemic has accelerated sales of e-bikes as people avoid public transportation and stay closer to home. Fundings & Exits Startups TC Asia e-bike Eeyo electric bike Gogoro mobility taiwan transportationGogoro announced today that its Eeyo 1s is now available for sale in France, the smart electric bike’s first European market.

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

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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. But perhaps one of the biggest overlooked advantage of the incumbents is just how massively complicated it is to run a global or even national or even city version of a transportation company. scooters startup transportation vcThe Truth About the Scooter Economy?—?An

Outrider raises $65 million to bring its autonomous tech to distribution yards

TechCrunch

Automotive Recent Funding Startups TC Transportation autonomous systems Koch Disruptive Technologies OutriderOutrider, a startup aiming to bring its autonomous technology to the nerve center of the supply chain, has raised $65 million in funding just eight months after coming out of stealth. The Series B round was led by Koch Disruptive Technologies and brings its total funding raised to $118 million.

Why We Invested in CLEAR

Revolution

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. biometrics business-strategy venture-capital transportation security

[Virgin Hyperloop in Urban Transport News] Hyperloop transportation projects in India

OurCrowd

The hyperloop transportation system is an untested but next-generation version of the public and freight transport system of the world which can make commuting faster than an airplane. The post [Virgin Hyperloop in Urban Transport News] Hyperloop transportation projects in India appeared first on OurCrowd.

Supersonic aircraft startup Hermeus raises $16 million Series A

TechCrunch

Aerospace Recent Funding Startups TC Transportation aerospace Atlanta aviation Bling Capital Blue Origin Boeing Canaan Partners ceo concorde funding Hermeus Khosla Ventures Lockheed Martin London New York seed fund SpaceX startup transport

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Post Gazette] U.S. Department of Transportation releases framework for hyperloop development

OurCrowd

Proposed hyperloop transportation systems, which developers say can move pods with passengers or freight through low-pressure tubes at more than 500 miles an hour, have received a key endorsement: validation by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Ride Vision raises $7M for its AI-based motorcycle safety system

TechCrunch

As the company argues, the number of motorcycles (and other motorized two-wheeled vehicles) has only increased during the pandemic, as people started avoiding public transport and looked for relatively affordable alternatives.

Lime touts a 2020 turnaround and 2021 profitability

TechCrunch

Fundings & Exits Mobile Startups Transportation lime UberMicromobility company Lime says it has moved beyond the financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, reaching a milestone that seemed unthinkable earlier this year. In short, the company is now largely profitable.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in THE VERGE] Virgin Hyperloop selects West Virginia to test its futuristic transport system

OurCrowd

Virgin Hyperloop One announced its plan to build a $500 million certification center to advance its vision of the future of high-speed transportation in West Virginia.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Austin Monthly] Virgin Hyperloop One is Revolutionizing Transportation

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Austin Monthly] Virgin Hyperloop One is Revolutionizing Transportation appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in The Economist] Could dawdling America lead the world in a new form of transport?

OurCrowd

A hyperloop system involves passengers or freight transported by pods elevated by magnets, which travel within raised pipes. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in The Economist] Could dawdling America lead the world in a new form of transport?

[Superpedestrian in Auto Futures] American Scooter Service LINK Gets Backing from the Department of Transport, Rolls out in UK

OurCrowd

Micromobility manufacturer LINK has received approval from the Department for Transport for its e-scooter technology, and plans an immediate expansion to the UK after successful launches in several US cities.

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

OurCrowd

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. Read more here. News Center mobility portfolio news skytran

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Indian Web2] Virgin Hyperloop One claims to offer Most Energy-Efficient System for Mass Transportation

OurCrowd

Transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) on Friday said Hyperloop system is poised to be the most energy-efficient mode of mass transportation globally. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Indian Web2] Virgin Hyperloop One claims to offer Most Energy-Efficient System for Mass Transportation appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Design News] Virgin Says Hyperloop Will Be the Best Mode of Transportation

OurCrowd

VHO says its hyperloop technology, which uses magnetic levitation to propel a capsule-like vehicle through a depressurized tube, can transport humans and goods at nearly 700 miles per hour. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Design News] Virgin Says Hyperloop Will Be the Best Mode of Transportation appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Fox Exclusive] Hyperloop Could Be the Change Required To Transform Transportation of Passengers and Freight in India

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The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Fox Exclusive] Hyperloop Could Be the Change Required To Transform Transportation of Passengers and Freight in India appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Auto.com] Virgin Hyperloop One Claims to Offer Most Energy-Efficient System for Mass Transportation

OurCrowd

Hyperloop is an ultramodern, superfast transport project planned to be implemented to link Mumbai and Pune, which are located around 200 km apart. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Auto.com] Virgin Hyperloop One Claims to Offer Most Energy-Efficient System for Mass Transportation appeared first on OurCrowd. Read more here. News Center mobility portfolio news virgin hyperloop one

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

OurCrowd

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. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in The Verge] Virgin Hyperloop One raises $172 million to advance its futuristic transportation dreams appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in PR Newswire] Autodesk And Virgin Hyperloop One Announce Joint-Effort To Explore Advanced Route Optimization, Transportation Design, And Construction Technology

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“Virgin Hyperloop One is pushing the boundaries of transportation efficiency,” said Josh Giegel, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Virgin Hyperloop One. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in PR Newswire] Autodesk And Virgin Hyperloop One Announce Joint-Effort To Explore Advanced Route Optimization, Transportation Design, And Construction Technology appeared first on OurCrowd.

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

OurCrowd

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. Hyperloop can safely zip tens of thousands of passengers per hour to their destinations at speeds greater than 600 mph, with no direct emissions, and at any time that fits their schedule. Read more here.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Utilities Middle East] Virgin Hyperloop One And Saudi Arabia’s KAUST Partner To Spur Country’s Technology And Transport Development

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Utilities Middle East] Virgin Hyperloop One And Saudi Arabia’s KAUST Partner To Spur Country’s Technology And Transport Development appeared first on OurCrowd. Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), the world’s leading hyperloop company, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kingdom’s renowned King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Read more here.

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. I often talk about how startups are the ones out there saving the world. This summer I have the delight of facilitating the newest cohort of the AccelVT Accelerator.

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Dreamit Startups on the Front Lines of COVID-19

Dream It

Kaizen Health streamlines the logistics of patient transportation to and from on-site visits. Kaizen Health is a healthcare logistics and non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) technology platform, working with healthcare to streamline the process of scheduling medical transportation. Kaizen bridges the gap between healthcare and transportation. The hub has numerous transportation options to streamline coordination of COVID-19 patients.

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

TechStars

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.