NeXt, an advanced air mobility startup unveiled iFLY, an all-new, all-electric vertical takeoff and landing personal air vehicle created for safe, convenient and planet-friendly transportation.
South Africa's crowdsource delivery tech startup Picup has introduced a premium service aimed at businesses that require drivers to represent their brand.
bp ventures has invested $7million in smart electric vehicle (EV) charging firm, IoTecha, leading a $13.2 million investment round.
Ivory Coast transport startup Moja Ride partners with O-CITY for its next phase of growth in mobility innovation
Moja Ride, an Ivorian startup providing a reservation and cashless payment system for transport services in Abidjan, has partnered with O-CITY for its next phase of digital innovation and future expansion.
Ituran Location and Control announced its successful early-stage mobility technology holding, Bringg, completed Series E investment round of $100 million. Following the round, Ituran's undiluted holdings are 17.2%.
Speedaf express, a China-Africa integrated logistics service provider, officially announced the completion of its Round A+ financing, led by TRUSTBRIDGE, followed by Northern Light VENTURE CAPITAL, and VISION+CAPITAL on the basis of Round A.
Lori Systems, Africa's e-logistics platform has announced the appointment of Uche Ogboi as its new Chief Executive Officer effective July 1 2021.
Global Innovation Platform, Plug and Play Japan has selected 91 Japanese and international startups into its Summer/Fall 2021 Batch, which will be carried out from June to September 2021.
Beep, a provider of multi-passenger, electric, autonomous mobility solutions, announced today that it has recently closed the company's Series-A round with Intel Capital and Blue Lagoon Capital.
Cleantech.org and Techstars announced that Techstars is joining the Cleantech.org GS Beyond Energy Innovation Challenge as an Accelerator Partner.
After its launch in September last year, venture builder Satgana has announced its first portfolio startup from Nairobi, Kenya, Mazi Mobility, to address the issues faced by the public transport industry in the Global South by electrifying the motorcycle industry.
Plug and Play Canada selects 12 startups to participate in Toronto Supply Chain and Logistics Program
Plug and Play Canada announced the selection of 12 startups into the first batch of the Toronto Supply Chain & Logistics Program.
Cartwheel, an on-demand delivery management platform for restaurants and retailers, announced it has raised a $1 million seed round led by TenOneTen Ventures with participation from Act One Ventures and Portillo's Hot Dogs,
The Danish design startup MATE announced a new investment from Marcy Venture Partners to accelerate the future of smart transportation, with the global aim for the world to go greener via a new, smarter, more flexible, and flashy form of transportation.
Goodwell V will build a new portfolio of companies across various sectors in Africa: at least a third will be invested in financial inclusion, a quarter in agriculture, and the remainder in mobility and other impact sectors such as education and healthcare.
Logistics startup Logixboard raises $13m Series A funding to power the future of modern freight forwarding
Logixboard, the modern customer experience platform for freight forwarders, closed a $13 million investment led by Redpoint Ventures, with continued participation from Social Leverage, F-Prime Capital, Founders Co-op, Techstars Ventures, and others.
Global innovation platform, Plug and Play, announced the launch of its new office in Seoul, Korea, to primarily focus on corporate innovation in the areas of Financial Services and Smart Cities and expects to expand to other industries in the future.
Persistent Energy Capital announced a strategic venture building investment and partnership with Ecobodaa, a pioneer e-mobility startup, leading the revolution of the electric motorbike taxi (bodaboda) in Kenya.
After the release of its plugins for Shopify and Magento, Kwik Delivery has released its plugin for Prestashop.
Kenyan logistics startup Amitruck and Sky.Garden announce last mile goods pick-up and deliveries partnership
Logistics platform Amitruck and e-Commerce platform Sky.Garden have partnered to form an end-to-end digital chain for goods pick-up and deliveries to the last mile.
Kigali based electric motorcycle startup Ampersand has raised $3.5 million in funding from the Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF) to rapidly scale its electric motorcycle and swap station network in Rwanda.
QBE North America has partnered with non-profit organization Leading Cities to launch the QBE AcceliCITY Urban Resilience Challenge for the third consecutive year.
Baton, a logistics technology platform developed out of 8VC's acclaimed Build program, announced its $10.5 million Series A funding, co-led by 8VC and Maersk Growth, the corporate venture arm of AP Moller-Maersk.
Duckbill, the world container trucking/drayage service platform featuring intelligent dispatching and transportation management, announced the closing of fund raising of $50 million which marks the biggest funding in the industry.
Nigerian last-mile delivery startup Kwik Delivery has announced that it has closed its pre-Series A financing round. The company successfully raised $ 1.7 million in equity from institutional and high net worth investors.
Nigerian startup Kwik Delivery announced it officially made available its breakthrough, just-in time delivery service to businesses, government agencies and merchants in Abuja.
Reservec Global, a software startup based in Florida, announced it intends to sell its proprietary intellectual property. The downturn in travel spending caused by COVID-19 had a profound impact on the company's ability to grow.
Kwik Delivery has announced today that it is expanding its app-based breakthrough delivery service to 4-wheels delivery vehicles.
Logistics technology innovator ZUUM Transportation launched ZUUM BEYOND TMS with ZUUM Business and ZUUM Enterprise, expanding the modular product line of their Logistics Super Platform.
Kenyan trucking logistics marketplace startup Amitruck secured an undisclosed investment led by US-based Dynamo Ventures with participation from Plug and Play Ventures and a collection of strategic angel investors.
Startup Sunnyside OffRoad announced the launch of extreme off-road capable, ultralight camping trailer. After three years of incubation, the Boony Stomper has hatched Only 586 lbs, custom fabricated suspension, light enough for UTV towing.
Cabana, the Seattle-based traveltech startup reinventing how people travel through its fleet of luxe mobile hotels, is rolling out enhanced offerings to its customers in Seattle and soon to its newest market, Los Angeles.
Global innovation platform for startups and corporations from Silicon Valley, Plug and Play, is partnering with Turkish Employers' Association of Metal Industries MESS, in launching its newest location in Istanbul, Turkey.
Ntuple, a South Korean tech startup that focuses on backend technology has announced that it launched the Korea railroad ticketing service ‘ga-G’ in Google maps.
Daniel Gatura is the CEO and founder of Ace Mobility, a Kenya-based startup that is focused on improving the public transport by addressing mobility challenges of the vulnerable with a focus on the differently abled, women and elderly. Daniel elaborates.
Ettifos, a U.S.-based connected mobility technology startup, released the world's first software-based 5G NR V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything). Ettifos' technology eclipses that of Qualcomm, the world's largest communication chipset company, by about one year.
Autonomous a2z, a member company of Born2Global Centre and Sejong Technopark, received a seed investment of $1.9 million from angel investments by individuals and partner corporations.
Nigerian mobility startup Plentywaka, announced the launch of a new car-hailing service, Wakacab in Asaba and Warri Delta State, borne out of the need to expand and improve on the limited transport links in southern Nigeria.
Nigerian e-commerce startup Kwik Delivery has partnered with Total Nigeria, to develop an e-commerce fulfilment and delivery service in Nigeria.
Inceptio Technology, an autonomous truck company, announced a $120 million funding led by Contemporary Amperex Technology, developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries.
CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) and Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) have collaborated on a cross-platform campaign that explores how innovation will change the way we will live in the future.
Imperial partners with Kenyan logistic startup Lori Systems to expand e-logistics technology solutions across Africa
Imperial, an African and European-focused provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions, announced an investment in and partnership with Lori Systems to expand its cutting-edge e-logistics technology solutions across Africa.
Nestlé announced it has acquired food delivery startup Freshly, fresh-prepared meal delivery services in the U.S. The deal values Freshly at $950 million, with potential earnouts up to $550 million contingent to the successful growth of the business.
Toyota AI Ventures, Toyota's early-stage venture capital fund, announced its investment in YPC Technologies, a robotic kitchen startup based in Montreal, Canada.
Egyptian last-mile delivery startup dreevo launches operations with pre-seed funding from EF Logistics
Egyptian last-mile delivery focused startup dreevo raised a six figure US dollar in a bootstrap, pre-seed funding round from EF Logistics, a third party logistic services provider, to introduce agile and affordable technological solutions.
Point Pickup Technologies, the company that has successfully reinvented the final-mile delivery model for many of the US's top e-Commerce enterprises, has raised $30 million from BBH Capital Partners.
Nigerian mobility startup MAX.ng partners with DLM Capital to transform transportation finance in Africa
Metro Africa Xpress, a mobility platform in Nigeria and West Africa, announced the successful issuance of a ₦400m 1-year fixed-rate notes under its newly structured ₦10bn/$22m Private Company Bond program.
Singapore e-scooter startup Neuron Mobility has announced its latest round of funding of $12 million, led by top Australian venture capital firm, Square Peg, along with global venture capital firm GSR Ventures.
Plug and Play announced the selection of 147 new startups into its winter 2020 batches. The startups were selected to join one of the following programs that will run through November 2020.
Bolt Bikes Bolt Bikes, the mobility startup, has completed a Series A capital raise of $11 million to invest in expanding its operations in the United States and move into new categories globally.
Swedish startup Voi unveiled its safest ever scooter model - Voiager 4 - the world’s first sharing scooter with indicators, allowing riders to alert other road users.
Zipp Mobility, the Irish micromobility startup, announced the UK Department for Transport (DfT) has approved the company’s e-scooter model for use in trials across the UK.
Swedish-founded micro-mobility startup Voi Technology is getting ready to put its first fleet of e-scooters on UK streets.
SmartHop, a Florida tech-enabled dispatch solution empowering small trucking companies to grow their businesses, has announced that it has closed a $4.5 Million Seed round
Nigerian mobility startup Plentywaka secured a pre-seed investment led by Emfato, Microtraction, and Niche Capital worth $300,000.
Minnow Technologies, a Seattle based IoT startup that has developed a contact free food delivery and pickup solution has raised $2.2 million in an oversubscribed seed round.
OneRail, an Orlando-based final mile delivery orchestration and fulfillment platform, hass announced its acceptance into the Microsoft for Startups immersive programme.
Voi Technology, the pan-European micro-mobility leader announced it has reached its first-ever monthly profit at group level for the month of June, less than two years since it launched the e-scooter service which now operates across 40 cities.
U.S. electric-vehicle startup Fisker completes $50m private financing to launch its Ocean all-electric luxury SUV in 2022
Fisker, designer and manufacturer of the world’s most emotionstirring, eco-friendly electric vehicles and advanced mobility solutions announced the successful completion of a $50 million Series C financing round.
E-mobility startup Bolt has announced the introduction of four and two-wheeled vehicles for Parisian urban commuters, who will now have the opportunity to get from A to B on a Bolt electric bike.
TIER Mobility, a European provider of micro-mobility solutions has hired two senior figures in the ride-sharing and e-mobility sector as it gears up for its UK launch - Fred Jones as General Manager U.K., and Benjamin Bell as Head of Public Policy for Northern Europe.