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SoftBank: Building a Global Mobility Juggernaut


It's a question we've all asked ourselves, If I had unlimited resources, what would I spend them on? For Japanese tech, media and telecom giant SoftBank, this daydream is a reality and with their $100B Vision Fund it's clear that mobility is one of their biggest investment priorities. Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director of Orsay Consulting undertakes an in-depth look at the company's massive portfolio, providing key clues as to which direction SoftBank is attempting to steer the mobility of tomorrow. 

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Ask the Experts: Grégoire Bonnat, Co-Founder & CEO, Padam


 Ask the Experts is Autonomy’s video series which seeks to understand the newest trends in urban mobility by going straight to the source: the innovators who are making them happen!

In this edition, we check in with Grégoire Bonnat, Co-Founder & CEO of Padam who discusses the exciting future of using artificial intelligence in order to optimize fleets and public transit services.

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The Latest From the UMBreakfasts 

 Les premiers intervenants du prochain Urban Mobility Breakfast sont annoncés !

04 jun 2019, 08:30 - 10:30
Le Square, Paris

Organisé en partenariat avec Uber, le 3ème Urban Mobility Breakfast cherchera à étudier le modèle de développement des nouveaux services de mobilités en free-floating qui proposent aujourd'hui une alternative économique et écologique à la voiture individuelle. 

Intervenants :
- Nicolas Louvet - CEO du Bureau d'Etudes 6t
- Maureen Le Baud - Directrice d'Investissement chez Demeter
- Etienne Chaufour - Directeur Île-de-France en charge des mobilités chez France Urbaine
- Stéphane Schultz - modérateur - Fondateur de 15 marches

Pour voir le programme complet et s'inscrire, cliquez ci-dessous, nombre de places limité!

Je m'inscris!

In the News

Active mobility

New York might make it illegal to text while walking

Data & digital

GM’s new ‘digital nerve system' will enable over-the-air software updates on all vehicles
(The Verge)


So, When Will Electric Cars FinallyTake Over? Nobody Knows. 

Shared mobility

Where Rich People Don’t Own Cars

Autonomous vehicles

See Mini Self-driving Cars Work Together to Improve Traffic Flow

The Urban Mobility Job Board

Kapten is looking to fill the following positions: 

Back-end Developer  (Paris, France) 

Data Analyst  (Paris, France) 

Operations Manager  (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 


Events We Support

Prague City Data Congress 2019

Organized by Operátor ICT and The Prague Institute of Planning and Development
30-31 May, Prague, Czech Republic


Free registration on the Congress website!

At Prague City Data Congress 2019 policymakers and academics, operators and innovators will get a chance to start a dialogue on the wide range of topics all intertwined to create innovative collaborations and shape the role of open data in civic engagement, modeling and mobility in our cities.

Inspiring examples from four main sections of this year's Congress will draw a big picture, meanwhile multiple workshops will follow up on much needed technical expertise that each participant will be able to bring back home and implement!

Among the speakers will be Autonomy's Founder & CEO Ross Douglas who will be delivering an opening keynote entitiled Opening Data to Make MaaS Work in Cities. 

Follow the  Facebook event and visit the website to stay up-to-date on the opportunity to register for  special workshops


The registrations are confirmed upon organizer’s approval.

Other Events in our Calendar: 

22 - 24 May: International Transport Forum Summit 2019,  Leipzig, Germany
9 - 12 June: UITP Global Public Transport Summit, Stockholm, Sweden 
04 June: Quel modèle de développement pour le free-floating?, Paris, France
10 June: Deadline to apply to the incubation program Summer Sprint! by Via ID, Worldwide 
14 - 16 June: International Cargo Bike Festival, Groningen, Netherlands
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