Vinli launches mobility data platform, signs partnership with ALD Automotive

Connected car startup Vinli aims to connect vehicles to the cloud and is today announcing a change in its business model as it partners with the largest fleet operator in Europe, ALD Automotive. Vinli

Vinli tops the car apps market, adds Meineke and Cox for distribution

Connected car startup Vinli has accumulated a lot of traction since it started shipping 10 months ago, following a launch at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2014. The company began by offering a hardware dongle

Uber Taps Vinli To Provide WiFi In Las Vegas Cars During CES 2016

Las Vegas just got a touch more bearable. Uber is using Vinli and T-Mobile to equip its Vegas cars with Wifi. Thanks to Vinli’s hardware, the cars will become mobile hotspots. This is a limited

11 Fantastic Gifts From Cool Hardware Startups

It's no secret, we love startups. And yet, finding the perfect gift for a startup lover is challenging. The great thing is that some of our favorite startups are now making cool hardware products.

A Year In Review: The Disrupt Startup Battlefield 2014

It's been a year since 2014 Disrupt SF Startup Battlefield companies took the stage to compete for the coveted Disrupt Cup, a $50,000 prize, and the attention of media and investors. This is how far t

Connected-Car Startup Vinli Raises $6.5M From Samsung, Cox Automotive, And More

Vinli launched at TechCrunch Disrupt SF last September by promising to bring the car into the smartphone age. The company is making a small sensor that plugs into a vehicle's ODB port and allow the dr

The Disrupt SF 2014 Battlefield Finalists Are Alfred, Partpic, PatternEQ, Shipstr, Stack And Vinli

In our new conference venue at Pier 48, 26 battlefield competitors (and two Audience Choice winners) have pitched their hearts out onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF these past two days. It's been a ner

Vinli Promises To Bring Autos Into The Smartphone Age

With Vinli, cars are about to get apps. And not just cars made in the future. The system works with nearly any car made after 1996 and is compatible with Android and iOS devices. The company just laun

Introducing The Disrupt SF 2014 Startup Battlefield

We're excited to introduce you to a remarkable group of companies participating in this year's Startup Battlefield. The Battlefield serves to showcase the best and most promising early-stage startups