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Today, we’re delighted to announce our investment in Lime. Led by co-founders Brad Bao and Toby Sun, Lime is an...

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We have been saying for some time that the European technology ecosystem is at an inflection point, but 2018 is...

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Happy New Year!   At Atomico, we’re looking forward to the exciting year ahead finding and investing in Europe’s most...

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In the latest of our occasional series of interviews with founders and CEOs – distributed each month through the Atomico...

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Nearly a century after Henry Ford gave up on his vision of mass-produced ‘Model Ts of the air’, the dream...

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It is no secret that the global transportation sector is being re-defined by technology and that this is leading to...

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As humans we progress incrementally – through constant advances in technology, science, commerce and many other endeavours. We build bit-by-bit...

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At Atomico we believe that the truly ambitious and talented entrepreneurs are now most likely to solve the greatest challenges we face - none more so than making the planet more sustainable. Lilium Aviation is exactly what we mean by this, and we’re delighted to be extending our investment in the Munich-based company. So, why are we so excited about the company? First, it’s clear that transportation around the world no longer works. While congestion in cities rises exponentially, making it harder and harder for people to move about, so does pollution. By 2035, there could be 2bn cars on the road. And with air travel excluded from the Paris Climate agreement, the result is obvious - an unsustainable planet.

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Today it’s possible to reach almost any corner of Europe by public transport via hundreds of individual air, train and bus companies. However, in the absence of a simple way to compare routes, availability and cost, figuring out the best way to get anywhere continues to be a pain point for millions of travellers. Last year we invested in GoEuro, a Berlin-based company led by Naren Shaam, which is transforming the way we search and book intra-city travel tickets across Europe. In just three years Naren has put together a world-class team and built from scratch a real-time booking platform for buses and trains connecting more than 500 transport providers across 12 countries in Western Europe - that’s up from 150 providers when we first invested.

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On Tuesday 26th July 2016, Hailo and mytaxi announced plans to join forces to create Europe’s largest taxi e-hailing company with over 3 million customers and 100,000 registered taxi drivers in over 50 cities across nine countries.

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