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:
Metro Africa Express
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