Los Angeles
Nov. 15 - 17, 2018

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LA New Mobility Challenge

Mobility Innovation is a full-day event happening on the eve of the LA CoMotion Leadership Conference, on November 14, 2018, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the La Kretz Innovation Campus in the Downtown LA Arts District.

Semi-finalists of the LA New Mobility Challenge, a global startup competition focused on urban mobility, will pitch their innovations on stage to a crowd of top Venture Capitalists and key public and private stakeholders. More than 100 startups and young companies from over 15 countries applied to this year’s LA New Mobility Challenge. 

A high-level jury will select a winner for each category (Aerial Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles, Electric, Personal Mobility, Shared Mobility, and Smart Infrastructure), as well as one for the overall competition, to be announced during the Closing Ceremony of the LA CoMotion Leadership Conference, on November 16.


Meet this year’s L.A. New Mobility Challenge semi-finalists:


Elroy Air
Horizon Hover



Metro Africa Express

CLEVR Mobility

Rover Parking
Clear Road



Arnab Chatterjee, Principal, Shell Partnerships and Early Stage Investments, Shell

Boris von Bormann, Founder and Managing Partner, renu Ventures

Bryan Landers, COO, Backstage Capital

Damien Scott, CEO & Founder, Marain Inc.

Daniel Ratliff, Principal, Fontinalis Partners LLC

Monica Dodi, Partner, The 22 Fund

Raj Amin, Global Managing Director Mobility Ventures, Avis Budget Group

Seleta Reynolds, General Manager, LA Department of Transportation (LADOT)

Steve Dietz, CEO, Level 4 Fleet Services

Tony Davis, Operating Partner, Corporate Development, Sway Ventures

Vandad Espahbodi, Co-Founder, Starburst Ventures