DETROIT, MICHIGAN, October 14, 2021 -- Plug and Play Detroit announced 12 startups that were selected for the second batch of their Mobility Program, starting in early November. This program aims to facilitate opportunities for pilots, POCs, and new relationships between the selected batch startups and Plug and Play's global ecosystem. Founding partners of the program include Stellantis, MMSDC, OFME, and BorgWarner.
The selected startups will have the opportunity to engage with Plug and Play's global network of corporate partners, venture capitalists, alumni, and industry leaders during the four month long virtual program. Of the 12 startups accepted, 42% are U.S. based and minority and female founded. Unlike many other accelerator programs, Plug and Play does not require any equity or fees from the startups. This way startups and partners are fully aligned to establish valuable long-term business relationships.
The startups, sourced by Plug and Play and chosen by partners of the program, represent a broad range of new mobility related innovations focused on topics such as electric mobility, battery charging & smart grids, sensors & autonomous mobility, connectivity & in-cabin experience, and smart city technologies.
Click below to learn more about the 12 startups participating in the program:
Angoka - An IoT security startup focused on protecting machine-to-machine communications for Smart Mobility and Smart Cities.
BattGenie - Fast charging and longer life for lithium-ion batteries in all applications - EVs, consumer electronics and stationary storage.
Bia - Bia turns electric vehicles into the core enablers of clean and resilient electricity grids.
bloXmove - We provide a seamless Mobility Blockchain Platform for urban mobility by building an ecosystem built on alliances.
Bluedot Technologies, Inc. - Operate, monetize and commercialize your EV-charging in 30 seconds.
ChargeNet Stations - ChargeNet Stations’s software platform makes it seamless for Quick Serve Restaurants (QSR) to offer customers an opportunity to eat great food and charge their EV, while reducing the QSR’s operating costs.
German Autolabs - Voice AI assistance for professional drivers. We make professional drivers more productive and safer.
Meili Technologies - In-cabin, contactless medical emergency detection and passenger monitoring safety system.
MightyFly - MightyFly is revolutionizing the logistics market with an expedited delivery service that is faster, cheaper and carbon neutral.
neurobotX - NeurobotX is a combined state-of-the-art neuroscience, AI and robotics company that creates spatial intelligence for autonomous drones.
Phantasma Labs - Phantasma Labs is helping self-driving cars understand humans better.
TG0 - Material Sensing - One material sensing touch, gesture, pressure and deformation without any additional electronic components.
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