CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Funding the Future of Mobility: Creating a Thriving Ecosystem

Tuesday, July 31, 2:50 – 4:15 PM

Tech start-ups are disrupting transportation as we know it and shaping the conversation around innovative mobility. Many established companies are viewing these start-ups as valuable acquisitions. But how are these start-ups and early-stage companies getting off the ground and getting noticed by bigger players? What are venture capital firms and automotive investors looking for with respect to potential acquisitions? What are the strategies to encourage a robust start-up ecosystem?


Reilly P. Brennan
General Partner, Trucks Venture Capital

Christian Noske
Managing Director, Alliance Ventures (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi)
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Ted Serbinski
Managing Director, Techstars Mobility
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Maximiliane Straub
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance, Controlling and Administration, Robert Bosch LLC
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Valerie Sathe Brugeman
Senior Project Manager, Transportation Systems Analysis Group and Industry, Labor, & Economics Group, Center for Automotive Research