Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm, InMotion Ventures, has become one of the most active investors in mobility and transport, backing 11 companies in 2017.
InMotion Ventures invests globally in technology start-ups across sectors including mobility services, data analytics, travel and lifestyle, fintech and insurtech.
The investments ranged from growth equity investments for well-known companies like Lyft to seed funding for a number of early-stage companies that will help 'change the way we move.'
The 11 companies selected this year are:
InMotion’s team of investment professionals work closely with founders and co-investors to help these businesses to achieve go-to-market products and grow rapidly.
Sebastian Peck, managing director, said: “This year has been a tremendous year for mobility and transport. A new crop of mobility companies has emerged that will provide consumers with even more choice to move from A to B.
"We completed 11 investments in less than 12 months. The pace of our investment activity reflects the overall dynamic of the sector.
"Our team of investment professionals has put InMotion firmly on the map this year, and we look forward to the opportunities 2018 brings.”
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