Created to support startup companies who are developing sustainable mobility innovations, the European Startup Prize For Mobility is a leading public-private initiative first launched by Karima Delli, Chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee, and co-founded by Boston Consulting Group and Via ID. Mov’eo is one of the Ambassadors of the European Startup Prize For Mobility and Evaluator for 2019 edition.
Supported by both the European Parliament and the European Commission, as well as influential partners such as ADP, GRDF, Europcar Mobility Group and RATP, the competition invites mobility startups from around Europe to participate. These partners all bring together their networks, financial knowledge and key areas of influence as they work to recognize future mobility champions over the course of the competition.
The top 10 selected entries (both the Silver and Gold Award recipients) win an all-expenses-paid tour of five European tech capitals to meet potential customers, investors, business accelerators and local partners throughout 2019.
In addition to this tour, four Gold Award winners will also be selected to receive specific entrepreneurial, business and legal mentoring from Boston Consulting Group and other legal and corporate partners to help grow their operations in Europe and beyond.
Five hundred startups participated in last year’s edition of the European Startup Prize For Mobility. Selected winners included Klaxit, Cocolis, Cargonexx and Whim by Maas Global.
Mov’eo is one of the Ambassadors of the European Startup Prize For Mobility and Evaluator for 2019 edition
Mobility startups can apply from December 13th until January 25th
Who should apply?
Very simply, any European startup that wants to make mobility more sustainable!
• Startups that are innovators in the area of transportation of goods and people,
• Which put innovation at the service of cleaner mobility for all,
• Wish to start or accelerate their development in Europe,
• Firmly believe in the European dream!
There are no specific fundraising or stage requirements.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, but mobility startup examples can include:
Active Mobility (think bicycles, scooters, walking, skateboarding, etc)
Shared Mobility (solutions for shared travel, complementing current transport services)
Autonomous Vehicles (robot cars, driverless car, etc.)
Electric Vehicles (battery technology, vehicle design)
Data (improving mobile and public networks)
There will be ten winners
6 SILVER AWARD WINNERS
Will be selected to take a European tour of five major cities to exhibit, pitch & meet local public decision makers and private investors
4 GOLD AWARD WINNERS
In addition to the European tour, personalized business and legal mentorship programme with BCG and partner law firms
1 PUBLIC CHOICE WINNER
In addition, via social media voting, the public will select this winner from amongst the Top 10 selected entries