Gen Phoenix’s upcycled leather woos luxury brand investors
The materials developer formerly known as ELeather has a new name and $18 million in fresh growth funding from some of the world’s fanciest brands. Now going by Generation Phoenix, the upcycler
Swvl’s $100M acquisition of Smart Bus startup Zeelo is off, amid tech stocks slump
All is not well with the proposed acquisition of U.K. start bus platform Zeelo by Mass transit group Swvl. Back in April, we covered how a possible $100 million acquisition was on the cards, and, inde
Battery recycling could be the next investor darling of the EV era
Automakers and suppliers, keen to fortify an EV supply chain and avoid raw materials shortages, are turning to a domain once overlooked: battery recycling. Suddenly awash in interest from EV makers an
Mass transit group Swvl confirms estimated $100M acquisition of UK startup Zeelo
Mass transit group Swvl has confirmed to TechCrunch its deal to buy U.K. startup Zeelo, estimated to be a $100 million acquisition, according to sources. The Egyptian-born startup that provides shared
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From electric charging to supply chain management, InMotion Ventures preps Jaguar for a sustainable future
"Obviously, we venture beyond electrification into autonomous vehicles and connectivity. There will be a lot of value creation once OEMs are able to surface their APIs."
10 investors predict MaaS, on-demand delivery and EVs will dominate mobility’s post-pandemic future
"Transportation is important to basically all people and is a real mess, so it will likely continue to be a hot topic and a source of investor interest for years to come."
Automakers invest in Transit, the app that helps people get around without a car
Transit, a company that built a mobile app designed to help people in cities live without cars, has raised $17.5 million from two automakers in a Series B round. The round was led by RenaultNissan-Mi
Jaguar Land Rover is backing DOVU to bring the Blockchain to the mobile future
The Blockchain was created as an open-source, free, decentralized accounting system where transactions are recorded across multiple computers. Its first use was for tracking the first genuine crypto-c