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Every six months we select up to 10 urbantech startups and invest at least $100,000 per company. Our 20-week accelerator program equips startups facing the unique challenges of working with and in cities.
AT LEAST $100,000
in the portfolio.
100+ Global Cities
in the network.
in the network.
RESPONDING TO COVID-19.
We are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 here in the US and around the world. For the safety of our community, programming for Cohort 08 is entirely remote. Depending on guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Cohort 09 which starts this winter, may also be entirely remote. Our robust programming will continue online and startup teams will not be required to travel. Our partner, Urban Us, has put together a resource to help founders respond to emerging challenges resulting from COVID-19, including team management, remote work and fundraising.
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Urbio is a software that helps engineers plan and design the most sustainable technologies that help to heat, cool and electrify buildings.
Singularity has built a patent-pending, real-time carbon intelligence platform that provides a suite of innovative products, developer APIs, and intelligent tools to help companies build the future of decarbonization solutions.
Origen produces low-cost renewable hydrogen to reduce carbon emissions for industrial processes and heavy-duty vehicles.
Oonee provides smart, modular, customizable pods that provide secure parking for scooters and bicycles, while offering public space amenities.
OneRoof is a communication platform that helps people living in the same building form a community and become more resourceful.
Dorothy provides smart disaster coverage for businesses, powered by automated risk analysis and real time damage assessment.
Domatic, makes buildings smarter, healthier, and more efficient by replacing outdated electrical wiring with an innovative approach, distributing power safely, at half the cost, and enabling a new ecosystem of building components.
Builders Patch is an online platform changing how multifamily housing deals are financed and managed, making housing affordable for all.
Aquagenuity is a blockchain-based platform that aggregates water data from multiple sources to detect unsafe contaminants in water supply in real time.
Climate Robotics builds advanced machines and artificial intelligence to fight climate change.
Xtelligent is using the latest sensor technology to improve city intersection signals, helping to safely manage multimodal transportation and automated vehicles.
Resonant Link is a research and development company that is engineering a resonant coil technology that drastically reduces cost and increases performance of wireless charging.
Mobilyze optimizes site selection for electric vehicle charging stations.
Adiona is an AI-powered software that simplifies operations and reduces fleet and workforce costs.
AI system to help avoid construction mistakes.
Electric vehicle charging solutions for businesses, utilities, individuals, and governments.
Automated assessment of sewer infrastructure.
Novel materials for highly efficient catalytic decomposition of air pollutants.
Automating retrofit finance for small commercial buildings.
Infrastructure solutions for drones.
Building technology to protect our food and our planet.
Building stronger communities by transforming public spaces into social experiences.
A cloud-based platform that provides analytics and insights to improve water quality by optimizing utility operations.
Automated building performance modeling to save time and money for early stage design.
Tackling food waste by partnering with popular restaurants and offering quality meals for as little as $4.
Reducing carbon emissions while saving costs via renewable energy, real time pricing and home IOT.
Enhancing road safety and traffic guidance via innovative hardware, software and design-focused solutions.
Envairo is a light-weight platform that quantifies space use to optimize workplaces.
Expanding possibilities for construction through robotics and automation.
Short-term, flexible leasing for electric vehicles.
AŌ AIR is working to enable those in polluted megacities to commute and exercise without fear of pollution.
Truck-based waste analytics systems to improve logistics, diversion and recycling.
Situational tracking during emergencies to improve on-scene awareness for first responders.
Real-time optimization for construction equipment.
The first dedicated e-commerce platform for vintage and second hand stores.
Providing free, electric shuttle transportation in 17 cities around the US.
Treau is building advanced climate control systems to bring sustainable, comfortable, and efficient cooling and heating to the masses.
Next generation materials for safer, more portable bike helmets.
Avvir offers real-time insights and quality assurance for construction projects.
Lunewave is developing a high performance and high value sensor system for fully autonomous vehicles.
Automation for mileage-based road pricing.
Sencity is reimagining connected urban street furniture, starting with one of our most pressing concerns: waste.
Letter-grade rating system to bring transparency to residential real estate.
Applied machine learning to automate the energy management of buildings.
Citiesense creates data-driven maps that layer information about permits, sales and property changes, guiding stakeholders to smarter development decisions.
Ometry provides Predictive problem mitigation based on open city data.
Farmshelf helps feed the world by building urban farms that enable anyone to grow great tasting nutritious food.
WearWorks is a New York-based haptics design company using sensory feedback systems to communicate information entirely via touch.
Contextere is an Industrial IoT software company enabling the connected workforce.
Campsyte enables citydwellers to easily find and book private outdoor event space.
Near Space Labs builds high-altitude imaging platforms to support citizens, businesses and municipalities in mobility, leisure and urban planning decisions.
Numina collects real-time insights from streets for more responsive cities.
RoadBotics monitors and manages roadways cost effectively and efficiently through an AI technology that identifies and rates a wide array of important roadway features and conditions.
Industrial/Organic rapidly recovers water, energy and nutrients from food waste to produce high-value products such as organic fertilizers, animal feed and clean energy.
Hosta Labs is developing 3D models created from regular pictures for design and renovation.
Our mission is to transform how people and goods move in cities, safely, enjoyably, and in harmony with the world we live in.
Good Goods is a collaborative retail model for shared urban spaces.
Upgrade your existing intercom to enjoy keyless access and unattended services.
Qucit – for Quantified Cities – applies artificial intelligence to optimize the operation of cities.
Revmax develops fleet management and routing software for ride-hail vehicles.
Blueprint accelerates the transformation of buildings into intelligent power nodes that can participate in a transactive marketplace.
The lightest and most compact public transportation sharing system.
Location analytics + quantified self = a new kind of geo-intelligence.
Stae provides a civic intelligence platform that empowers local government to leverage and visualize all sources of data in the city, in a no-code environment.
Upcycles develops unique human-electric cargo tricycles for moving goods around urban environments, up to and including the last mile.
Upshift makes getting a car in the city simple and delightful.
VN’s patent-pending AI and IoT platform supports construction managers with real-time, actionable insights.
LIKE NO OTHER.
We work with founders, investors and advisors who’ve built many of today’s most notable startups that are transforming cities - helping you meet the right people, communicate effectively with them, and make new collaborations happen.
We’re uniquely positioned to offer ‘sandboxes’ for startups working in areas like mobility, food and waste, the built environment, and utilities.FIND OUT MORE