EIT Urban Mobility to Participate as Partner at Micromobility America Event in San Francisco, California, USA 

EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the EU, is partnering up of the upcoming Micromobility America event, scheduled to take place in San Francisco, California, USA, on October 19 and 20, 2023. This partnership allows to shine light on Europe’s innovation on a global scale in the global micromobility and urban mobility communities.  

Micromobility America is a renowned global platform dedicated to advocating for small vehicles and their potential to revolutionise urban landscapes. As a European leader of impact investment in up-and-coming start-ups of the mobility sector, EIT Urban Mobility has supported 350 start-ups, more than 80 promising ventures from 35 countries with portfolio encompassing a wide range of verticals and stages. 

EIT Urban Mobility’s Director of impact ventures, Fredrik Hanell, will participate in a panel discussion titled “Powering the Future: Unlocking Public-Private Resources for Micromobility Start-ups.”  

Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 10:00 AM, at the City Stage Track. He will be joined by other distinguished panellists to explore innovative ways to support micromobility start-ups, including Janine Ward, State of Michigan; Julia Thayne, Rocky Mountain Institute; Sean Flood, Today. 

Among the notable start-ups of its portfolio, representing EIT Urban Mobility at Micromobility America are: 

  • MIOO Cycling – A bicycle service that brings convenience to your doorstep. 
  • Cogo – A shared mobility app facilitating efficient transportation solutions. 

EIT Urban Mobility and Micromobility industries partnered up in May 2022, in order to support and develop a stronger global and European Ecosystem of players that believe in the impact that small vehicles can have. As part of this partnership, EIT Urban Mobility join forces with the Micromobility team to set-up a pan-European investor meeting. In the Micromobility Europe event in June 2023, EIT Urban Mobility hosted on the main stage a panel on ‘Fundraising and the Power of the Ecosystem’ discussed funding, inclusivity and global collaborations (available online Fundraising & the Power of the Ecosystem). The speakers included David Schwartz, the CEO of Via ID, Fredrik Hanell, the Director of Impact Ventures in EIT Urban Mobility, Michelle Nacouzi, VP in Northzone and Andrea Mocellin founder of inclusive mobility startup Revolve.