ATOM Mobility Hub is a FREE venture-building program (accelerator) helping ambitious entrepreneurs to build mobility companies from ZERO in 9 weeks.
About the programATOM Mobility is a tech company supporting entrepreneurs in shared mobility and ride-hailing markets. We gather experience from over 100+ shared mobility and ride-hail company launches and together with industry leaders and experts we are thrilled to help 15 selected entrepreneurs to kickstart their next venture.
● Fully online● Free to join● 9 weeks● 10+ mentors● 3 verticals● 30 000 EUR worth of perks
Why join ATOM Mobility Hub?
Learn from the best
Benefit from workshops, Q&As, and 1-on-1 meetings with industry leaders in the mobility space.
Finish among the top 5 teams and receive prizes from ATOM Mobility and our partners, valued at up to 30k EUR/per team.
Join a 9-week program packed with straight-to-the-point industry knowledge and expertise.
What to expect from program?
Knowledge. Experience. Support. Technology. Connections.
Ideation & goal setting
- Solidifying your idea;- Setting KPIs and your personal goals for the program.
- Exploring shared mobility problem areas;- Validating the target market and audience;- Building your unique value proposition.
- Defining a solution;- Developing your product's critical functionality;- Exploring commercial feasibility.
Sales & marketing
- Doing sales and marketing;- Building partnerships;- Preparing your deck and pitching your business.
Road-mapping for future
- Launching a pilot project;- Defining a development plan for the next 6 months;- Exploring fundraising opportunities.
ATOM Mobility Hub is for everyone interested in mobility space. Whether you have prior experience in running a business or just gearing up to try your hand at it, the program is tailor-made to meet your needs and expectations. However, you might especially excel in the program if you belong to ANY of the below groups:
Experience in tourism industry
Experience in the mobility, on-demand or rental industry
Background in e-commerce
3 core verticals
Public sharingPrivate sharingCorporate mobilityRental digitalisation
Cabs/rickshaw/boat hailingTransportation services Delivery servicesTaxi digitalisation
Grocery deliveryDigital pharmacyDark kitchenRestaurant digitalisation
Mario is an experienced Venture Builder (Co-founder of BCG Digital Ventures Berlin in 2014). He has helped launch multiple corporate ventures in the mobility space. His focus topics are Customer Insights, Product Strategy and GrowthMarketing. As a former advertising executive, he is also often helping to fine-tune venture pitches.
Dr. Johanna Braun
Johanna mentors corporates and startups with an exclusive focus on sustainability topics in some of Europe's leading accelerators. Startup coach at RESPOND accelerator and TechFounders, mentor at Copernicus Accelerator are just some of her recent roles. She has also spent nine years at Telefónica Deutschland where undertook various responsibilities, including building a Youth Social Entrepreneur program, a Digital Transformation Program, and working in the internal accelerator.
As CCO of ACTON, Mr. Champagne oversees a global team of professionals focused on the commercial and government sector of the company’s e-bike, scooter, software and charging station portfolio. Prior to joining ACTON, Mr. Champagne was the CBO of Blue Duck Scooters, a micro mobility company based in the southeastern US, as well as the founder and CEO of Hollywood Trucks, the world’s first eco-friendly entertainment transportation fleet. While there he invented and received multiple patents for "Ecoluxe” the world’s first, 100% off-grid trailer.
Since 2016 Knot designs, produces, and installs docking stations for scooter and bike sharing services. Knot also operates their own docked shared mobility solution and has helped to launch more than 14 station-based sharing projects. Polina has in-depth knowledge of the profitability, operations, business model, standard operating procedures, and how to engage cities and businesses.
Anadue enables mobility operators and local authorities to work hand in hand bringing more convenient, greener mobility options to people who may not have considered them before. Mike has in-depth knowledge (and tons of data!) about how to win mobility tenders, plan the mobility stations, and help operators turn more profit.
Venkatesh is an expert in operations design and financial modeling and has worked with every mode (car-bike-scooter-moped-transit) there is in the shared mobility space. Movmi is a consultancy specialized in shared mobility having worked in 70+ projects in the past 7 years. movmi helps operators launch and grow profitably while navigating public policy vital in creating public-private-partnerships.
ATOM Mobility will offer the main prize for the winner: a 1 year free of charge, customized software solution to start the vehicle sharing/ride-hailing/rental or delivery business with up to 100 vehicles/drivers anywhere in the world.
Value: up to 15 000 EUR
For the selected teams within vehicle sharing vertical, ATOM Mobility may offer a Lite plan of the software (non-branded solution) for free for 6 months.
Value: up to 1 500 EUR
All the shortlisted applicants will get access to ATOM Academy to learn from various experts in industry about the best practices on how to run their shared mobility business
Value: 500 EUR
If the applicants will choose to use Knot’s hardware for their station-based shared micro-mobility business, their first 12 months connectivity fees would be waved completely.
Value: up to 10 000 EUR
Top 3 applicants will get 3 months of the Adyen Processing Fee for free to kickstart their business and accept payments globally.Value: up to 5 000 EUR
Funderbeam will setup a syndicate for each of the 3 winners (free of charge), with which they can raise funds privately and manage their pre-seed funding rounds. Based on the traction of pre-seed round, and other criteria, applicants may be offered to do further rounds with Funderbeam’s private investment pool, angel networks, or public fundraising.
Value: 3 500 EUR
The overall winner gets an exclusive 30% discount on movmi's Launch or Growth bundle. (bundle originally priced at USD 9,000). And the highest ranking women-led (owned/co-founded/managed) startup gets to pitch and receives a spotlight at the award ceremony at movmi's EmpowerWiSM Pitch 2023.Value: 3 000 EUR
Verification doesn’t have to be complicated. Guide users at every step of the way with 30+ interface languages, automated document screening, instant document pre-checks, and helpful tooltips. Sumsub will award the Top 3 applicants with 1000 ID & liveness checks. That means the first 1000 users of the apps will be ID verified for free!Value: up to 1 400 EUR
Fluctuo’s mobility intelligence tool City Dive helps entrepreneurs do market research about a target city when planning to launch their vehicle-sharing operations. Fluctuo has agreed to give 3 months of access to City Dive’s dashboard for applicants' target region. Value: up to 750 EUR
Frequently asked questions
The main requirement is dedication. If selected, we expect you to be an active participant all through the program and to value our times just as we do yours.
Does ATOM Mobility Hub invest in the selected ideas?
No, ATOM Mobility Hub does not directly invest into the selected companies. However, the program will try to help you to fundraise. Some of the top teams might even get fast-tracked for crowdfunding campaigns or received financial prize.
Will I have to give up any equity in my company?
No. As we do not invest in the companies, we also do not expect or require you to give up any equity. You and your co-founders will remain 100% owners of the business.
- After the application deadline, the scouting team will evaluate all the applications for eligibility.- The eligible applications will be evaluated by the lead mentors and experts in the field of mobility to short-list the applications that are the best fit for the programme.- The shortlisted individuals/teams will be invited to a short 10-minute call to talk over your expectations and needs and to see if the program can meet them.- The top 15 teams will be selected for participation in the program.
The experience might be a little different for each team. You will start with setting your individual goals together with the lead mentor. Everything that happens next will be aimed at achieving your goals and helping to solve your individual challenges. On top of that, there will be a few milestones that you will have to achieve at various points in the programme.
The program is fully remote and will try to be as flexible as possible.
If selected, you are expected to actively participate in all the sessions, especially live workshops, i.e. at least one person from your team should be present. When it comes to individual sessions, these might be rescheduled after previously agreeing on them.
There are no set geographical restrictions, but the program will prioritise applications from Europe and MENA.
Yes, the program is completely free.
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