Live Q&A: How do you spot the next great mobility start-up?


Megan Lampinen, Automotive World


Dr. Ingo Ramesohl, Managing Director, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

As the evolution of the global mobility ecosystem continues to gather pace, investors are focusing their attentions on the start-ups that are driving innovation across the four ACES trends. However, with more than 90% of all start-ups doomed to failure, stakeholders must choose their investments wisely.

  • How much is currently being invested each year in new mobility start-ups?
  • Which stakeholders – automakers, suppliers, tech companies or VCs – are proving to be the most active investors?
  • Which areas of the mobility ecosystem are currently attracting most investment?
  • What do investors look for when identifying potential new portfolio additions?
  • What are some of the common mistakes made by start-ups when seeking investment and how can they be avoided?

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Panel: How will UX define the future of mobility?

Keynote & Moderator:


As modes of transport become increasingly shared, connected and autonomous, the experience of drivers and passengers will be transformed. As a result, user experience (UX) has become more important than ever to stakeholders looking to maximize future value creation opportunities.

  • What modes of interaction will dominate the future mobility experience?
  • Will UX become the biggest competitive differentiator for automakers and mobility service providers?
  • How will UX evolve to reflect a shift away from the traditional vehicle ownership model?
  • Will UX have the power to influence exterior vehicle design?
  • How will the UX design process align with the vehicle development and production lifecycle?

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