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Accelerator to build Zebra-Startups for a system change in mobility.

IMAGINE THE WORLD IN 2030

...and your startup has played an essential role in achieving the United Nations global goals for social, economic and environmental sustainability.
 

The Imagine2030 Mobility Accelerator will get you there! We support you to execute on your idea as you enable a system change for sustainable mobility.

 

THE CHALLENGE

The world is becoming increasingly urbanized. In 2030 more than 60% of the people will live in cities. Cities that account for 70% of global carbon emissions and over 60% of resource use.


A majority of carbon emissions are affected by urban mobility, which also causes noise and congestion in our urban lives.
This calls for a substantial change and we support your changemaking solution for sustainable mobility.

The Imagine2030 Mobility Accelerator for sustainable mobility has been created to answer this challenge. Learn more about sustainable cities and communities here.

THE SOLUTION

Now it's your turn. How will you meet this challenge and be a part of the solution? As a part of our accelerator you will have the opportunity to...

REINVENT MOBILITY

  • Develop solutions to drive a system change for sustainable mobility

  • Create technologies to increase efficiency, transportation infrastructure and traffic management, and renewal fuels

  • Drive innovation for alternative technologies

  • ...and all the other groundbreaking ideas we haven't thought of yet!

BECOME A ZEBRA

  • Visionary founders will be supported to build a zebra company which:
    - is for profit
    - is for a cause

  • Be a part of an emerging mobility network in Berlin and lead us to a sustainable future in 2030

  • Find out more about the zebra movement here

THE PARTNERS

The program is led by Sharkbite Innovation, experts in business building and sustainability and located at MotionLab.Berlin, where you can get hardware prototyping support, with an amazing machine park at your disposal. Our automative partners will advise you with mobility and industry knowledge.

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NADINE OBERMEIER

Marketing & Communication MotionLab.Berlin

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ULLI PALM

Event Manager 

MotionLab.Berlin

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LAURA KOHLER

Co-Founder

Sharkbite Innovation

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SEBASTIAN NEUMANN

Co-Founder

Sharkbite Innovation

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FRIDTJOF GUSTAVS

Co-Founder

MotionLab.Berlin

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KAI MALKWITZ 

Project Director Imagine 2030

Sharkbite Innovation

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THERESA EBELING

Marketing & Communication

Sharkbite Innovation

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

€2,000 a month in scholarship grants for each of the founders in a team of 2-4, during the six months of the program. This will provide the team with stability and allow them to focus on developing their brilliant idea!

ACCESS TO A MAKER GARAGE, COWORKING & OFFICE SPACE

From high-tech labs to 3D printing and metal workshops - get access to your exclusive workshop area for your team, the Imagine2030 community Area and an international manufacturer network. The Maker Garage at  MotionLab.Berlin is your gate to an entrepreneurial innovative ecosystem around physical products.

TRAININGS, COACHING & MENTORING BY LEADING EXPERTS

2-day training each month on topics around business building and prototyping. Weekly coaching with a business and a hardware coach to keep you on track, as well as monthly mentoring sessions to push your boundaries.

CHRIS IWASJUTA

MEETUPS NURTURING OUR
DAZZLE OF ZEBRAS

Opportunity to build ecosystems around your startup with access to great partners and community builders. Monthly meetups to nurture this development for founders, hosted at MotionLab.Berlin. 1-Meetup (dazzle of zebras) each month to build a strong mobility specific network.

Review the requirements to ensure your startup meets them and apply for the accelerator today (Application deadline February 4th, 2020)!


After the selection phase the selected companies will take part at our
six-month-program, and will benefit from substantial support during the cohort.


Concluding the companies will have the opportunity to
showcase their mind-blowing results at our Demo Day.

18.12.19 - 4.2.20

Application Phase

5.2.20 - 21.2.20

Selection Phase

3.9.20

Demo Day

2.3.20 - 28.8.20

Acceleration Program

September 2020

Start Batch 2

IS THIS THE RIGHT ACCELERATOR FOR YOU?

Does your Startup meet the requirements?

You did not yet benefit from a Berlin Startup Scholarship.

Your main place of residence is Berlin already or you plan to move to Berlin.

You plan to install your company headquarters in Berlin or did it already.

The date of your business registration is not more than 3 months before your application to this program.

You did not receive investments of any kind for your idea before the proposed start-up scholarship (prize money would be fine).

You do not receive other grants or remuneration from other private and public subsidies.

Your founding team possesses 100% of the company shares and you plan to commit to the scholarship program as a full-time employment.

IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO EVERY QUESTION, SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION NOW!

If you did not meet the requirements, stay in touch anyway! We are always launching new projects and we can keep you apprised of new opportunities in the future. Sign-up for our newsletter by getting in touch below.

 

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We are backed by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the State of Berlin.

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If you are interested in becoming a partner, in investing, or just want news on the accelerator or our new projects then please contact us using the form below

 

For questions feel free to contact us at:
imagine2030@sharkbite.international

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