Y4PT and UITP in particular are happy to to launch a startups challenge for innovative startups in the mobility sector!
This is an opportunity for each Mobility, and Public Transport innovative and creative entrepreneurs to learn from our Y4PT/UITP knowledge, as well as, showcase their products to a wider network.
We are seeking innovative start-ups at different stages, who will demonstrate their commitment, creativity, and enthusiasm for sustainability in their application. Are you one of those innovative and creative Start-ups or Young Companies with a great ability to get the most out of limited resources? Then the call is for you!
The startups challenge takes place remotely, enabling global participation and collaboration. Wherever you are, even if you are in lock-down, you can subscribe and fully participate throughout.
The startups challenge is part of the Y4PT Reshaping Societies Hack (2nd Edition, Autumn, 2020-II) https://www.y4pt.org/projects/covid19/)
WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN?
UITP is global network of mobility stakeholders and has more than 1800 members in 100 countries. Y4PT has the knowledge base on how to bring you forward on your idea, MVP, prototype or product.
- Explore to connect with UITP members
- Mentorship and learning from Senior executives in leading companies
- Meet some of the mobility experts
- Connect with leading players in mobility sector
AFTER a force majeure health event:
- how to reinforce trust and generate innovation on public safety systems, to protect low-income workers, disabled, students and other who rely on transit.
- How to reduce the number of passengers without losing money? New mapping for walking, biking and electric scooters.
- The relationship between demand and supply; how commuters might be persuaded to change their travel patterns; and the prospect of more people opting for private cars.
*Top 3 startups will get
- Free UITP membership for 2 years
- Coaching and mentorship
- Opportunity to pitch the ideas at IT-Trans 2020 https://www.it-trans.org/en/
- Market support and visibility
BEAR IN MIND
Please specify you are a startup on mobility and you are willing to compete at the Y4PT Hack Covid19 Reshaping Societies also for the Startup Challenge to win the above additional prizes *
We advise you to upload or send us your YouTube/Vimeo video link
FILL THE FORM TO JOIN THE CALL:
PLEASE REGISTER AT: HTTPS://HACKCOVID19.EVENTBRITE.COM
MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND
Please join us in congratulating the winners of #ReshapingSocieties#StartupChallenge, selected by a distinguished global jury at IT-TRANS, and announced by UITP Secretary General, Mohamed Mezhgani! Innovative solutions for management of #Covid19, and beyond to a better future!
2nd Prize Winners #HAMBA“Re-imagining urban movement through AI.” South Africa
MENTORS OF THE SECOND EDITION
- Rikesh Shah – Head of Commercial Innovation TfL
- Joe Ma – Deputy General Manager Shenzhen Bus Group
- Fenton Jagdeo – Commissioner at Toronto Transit Commission
- Alessandra Gorini – Founder and Head Y4PT Foundation
Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2nd Edition June 2021 #ReshapingSocieties#StartupChallenge, selected by a distinguished global jury and announced by UITP Secretary General, Mohamed Mezhgani ! Innovative and Sustainable solutions to a better future!
Green City Ferries AB (GCF)
is an electric and hydrogen transport systems integrator for waterborne commuting based in Stockholm Sweden. GCF is committed to speed up the transition to zero-emission waterborne mobility and state-of-the-art Beluga24 ferry is a game changer for sustainable waterborne public transportation. The Beluga24 is a standardized, zero-emission, high-speed commuter ferry. It will be powered by either the high-performance LTO (Lithium-Titanium-Oxide) battery system, or for longer routes, the newly developed hydrogen fuel-cell system.
- Wiseair unite people, municipalities and companies in the defense of clean air. Wiseair collect data, generate awareness, promote impact.
- Daba’Go offers an application that calculates the optimal route for a given route in major African cities and offers the user a selection of options considering the different means of transport available (train, taxi, tram, walking, bus, boda …). Trips are calculated and classified according to the user’s preference criteria: Cost, duration, maximum number of connections.
- Clipp is a Super App that integrates several services within a single application such as: intelligent mobility (taxi, bus, scooter), delivery of prepared and unprepared food, last mile logistics, among others, all this under the concept of Mobility as Service (MaaS – Mobility as a Service).
- Clipp moves cities efficiently, providing a 360 solution to users, improving their quality of life and travel experience.
- Call, Web Page – Hack COVID–19 Reshaping Societies! (http://www.y4pt.org/projects/covid19/)
- Article – Hack COVID–19 Reshaping Societies: Building A New Normal All Together! (http://www.y4pt.org/hack-covid-19-and-reshape-societies-building-a-new-normal-all-together/)
- Article – Be A Hero, Stay At Home! (http://www.y4pt.org/be-a-hero-stay-at-home/)
- Video – Y4PT in time of COVID-19 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO-czVvItg4)
- Video – Hack COVID-19: Reshaping Societies – First Edition (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLlJ75SP3oE)
For further information, contact:
Mrs. Alessandra GORINI, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Y4PT Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org