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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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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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