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

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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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. Read more here.

[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.

[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 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.

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.

energy 130

This Solar-Powered Electric Bike Aims to Make Commuting Eco-Friendly and Fun

Entrepreneur - Entrepreneurs Category

Sean Lupton-Smith's Electric Bike Company wants to bring affordable and efficient transportation to the masses. Real Entrepreneurs

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.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Yahoo Finance] For First Time, Federal Lawmakers Gather in Support of Hyperloop Technology on Capitol Hill

OurCrowd

Virgin Hyperloop One Grows Roster of Bipartisan State and Federal Partners who Support Certification and Regulatory Investment in this New Form of Mass Transportation.

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.

The Common Denominator Among Our 25 Startup Investments

GAN

They’re building a system to transport satellites to different parts of space—once they’re already in orbit. Their founder, Vanessa, is obsessed with space transportation and knows that, in the long run, we’re going to be shipping things all over space. This past week, I took a look at the 25 investments that GAN Ventures has made so far.

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.

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.

The Curse That Causes Promotions to Fail

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The problem stemmed from the curse of knowledge, with most of the leaders in the department of transportation forgetting the difficulties they had in developing their own leadership skills. Written for EO by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert , speaker and author. .

The house is on fire: the multi-faceted problem of climate change

Impact Hub

Three major emitters of GHGs are: The energy industry; The animal agriculture sector; And the transportation sector. Lastly, the transportation sector is also responsible for a significant amount of emissions. An area the size of Belgium is burning in the Arctic.

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

OurCrowd

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.

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

Revolution

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.

[Klook in World of Buzz] M’sian Travellers Share the Incredible Experiences They Would’ve Missed if They Only Travel by Plane

OurCrowd

Choosing the right form of transportation is important when travelling. Sure, it’s easier to fly but you’ll likely miss out on the adventures and beautiful sights that land transportation provides.

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.

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

OurCrowd

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.

How Extreme Adventure Racing Informs Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

This was the only time I have ever given up and had the race director transport me to the finish. Chip Dodd joined EO Southeast Virginia in 2013.

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

OurCrowd

Announcing the Rise of the Rest 8.0 Finalists

Revolution

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.

[Superpedestrian in VentureBeat] Superpedestrian raises $20 million for durable electric scooters

OurCrowd

of the 84 million micromobility trips taken in 2018, according to a survey published by the National Association of City Transportation. Electric scooters accounted for 45.8%

Why We Think B2B Crowdsourced Logistics Will Be a Big Hit

Both Sides of the Table

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.

Why Revolution is Investing in TemperPack

Revolution

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nuclear Power and the Climate Crisis (Introduction)

Continuations

I will start by looking at the supply of and demand for electricity in a scenario where we rapidly shut down coal and gas plants while simultaneously switching home heating and transportation to electricity. People who want to fight the climate crisis tend to agree on a lot of things, but nuclear power turns out to be a highly divisive issue. In this series of posts I will use nuclear power to refer to fission – I will write separately about the prospects for fusion.

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.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Motor Authority] World’s First Hyperloop Looks Set to Open in India

OurCrowd

Virgin Hyperloop One is in advanced talks with government officials from the state of Maharashtra on India’s west coast to build the first commercial hyperloop transport system there.

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.

Impacting world hunger via SMS

Impact Hub

With unpredictable weather conditions and a variable distribution of rainfall occurring in the tropics, forecasts are critical: they play a major part in deciding which crops to grow, when to harvest them, and when to transport them.

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

OurCrowd

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.

Why We Can’t Let Luddites Ruin Global Trade

Both Sides of the Table

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.

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.