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CoMotion 2022: Nov 15-17 | Los Angeles, USA + Online

ABOUT

The L.A. New Mobility Challenge is an annual global startup competition focused on innovative, zero-emission solutions for the challenges of urban mobility.

At CoMotion, we put the spotlight on the entrepreneurs and visionaries who are paving the way for a multimodal city.

We are excited to announce the new edition of the LA New Mobility Challenge ‘22, where startups from all over the world will have a chance to take the stage and present their innovative mobility solutions to investors, VCs, and public leaders during CoMotion LA, November 15-17, 2022.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Previous LANMC winners have used the event as a springboard for further growth: raising million of dollars in subsequent financing, while disrupting the mobility industry. Past winners include:

2021 Winner: ENSO, developing better tires for electric vehicles and working directly with OEMs and EV fleets to extend EV range, while reducing carbon emissions and tire pollution.

2020 Winner: Zeti, working to disrupt zero emissions cargo vehicle financing, out of the United Kingdom!

2019 Winner: Xtelligent – an infrastructure company developing the traffic signals of tomorrow.

2018 Winner: Metro Africa Express – a personal mobility company committed to making moto-taxis safe, affordable and accessible across West Africa.

2017 Winner: Swiftly – a smart infrastructure company developing enterprise software to help transit agencies and cities improve urban mobility.

PRIZE

The UK’s Department for International Trade will host the finalist on a bespoke mobility innovation tour. The tour will include visits to London, the Midlands, and beyond, meeting with key partners, stakeholders, R&D centres and government officials. The hosted tour will be an excellent opportunity to engage with the diverse and engaged UK mobility ecosystem. All hotel accommodations and UK travel are included.

Introductions to key stakeholders

• Featured episode on the Fast Forward Podcast presented by CoMotion

• Promotion on CoMotion networks

• Free tickets to CoMotion LA ’23

CRITERIA

• Have a new & differentiated technology ⚡

• Be independent, not a subsidiary 🦅

• Total annual revenue less than $5 million 💵

• Be less than 6 years old in Nov, 2022 ⏳

• Product in beta at least 📈

 

If you are a startup making a real impact in our ecosystem, we encourage you to apply to be part of the LA New Mobility Challenge.

Applications will run until October 26th, and six semi-finalists will have a chance to present their innovations on November 15th. Good luck!

 

 

PANEL OF EXPERTS

Thanks to all of the judges of the LA New Mobility Challenge. They brought in their expertise to evaluate the six finalists following criteria such as environmental, social and economic impact:

• Meg Arnold, SVP Market Transformation at LACI
• Elizabeth Reynolds, Accelerator Program Director, Starburst
• Matthew Melling, Trade & Investment Officer (Technology)
• Damien Scott, CEO & Founder, Marain
• Boris von Bormann, Founder & Managing Partner, Renu Ventures
• Laurent Garrigues, journalist and representative, Mobility Makers

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