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Founded in 2013, HIGH MOBILITY is a multiple-award winning platform focusing on creating easy to use digital developer tools and a thriving community around connected cars. Its products and services are designed to simplify collaboration between carmakers and software developers. With a presence in Berlin, Turin, and Tallinn, HIGH MOBILITY is dedicated to digitally transform the car industry by creating new revenue streams for auto OEMs through data monetization and expanded service opportunities with 3rd party developers.

 

FOUNDERS

 

RISTO VAHTRA

 /  CEO, co-founder  /  LinkedIn

Risto Vahtra is the founding CEO at HIGH MOBILITY and a strong believer that cars can be programmed to clean the air in megacities or even earn money for their owners. Risto began his career in technical design before turning his hand to imagining future user experience concepts at Volvo Cars and with many other premium European automakers. Always fascinated by the emotions that the automobile evokes in people, he co-founded HIGH MOBILITY to reimagine how designers and software developers, together with automakers like Porsche, Mercedes-Benz to name a few, collaborate in the pursuit of creating a truly programmable car platform for the masses.  

KEVIN VALDEK

/  CTO, co-founder  /  LinkedIn

Kevin is on the forefront of new IOT technologies and has been deep in the back-channels of the connected car in telematics projects with Jaguar Land Rover and Fiat. With background in distributed systems, Kevin is able to design system architectures as well as lead highly skilled software development teams.

ADVISORY BOARD

Fabian von Kuenheim

/ Chairman of Advisory Board  /  LinkedIn 

Holger G. Weiss

/ Advisory Board / LinkedIn

Stephan Schulze

/ Advisory Board / LinkedIn

INVESTORS

 

16/03/2016 An angel consortium headed by Fabian von Kuenheim and the Berlin based venture capital firm IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft are investing in High Mobility.

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Kuenheim Familiaris GmbH is the private investment company of the family of Fabian v. Kuenheim. Fabian v. Kuenheim (Dipl. Ing. Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Clausthal, Germany) was founder, biggest shareholder and head of the board of Magirus AG, which was successfully sold to Avnet Inc. 
Ali M. T. Alghanim is a Kuwaiti citizen and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl. Ing.) from the Technical University of Hannover, Germany. He is a controlling shareholder in several companies in the Gulf States as well as in Germany, including Ali Mohammad Thunayan Alghanim & Sons General Trading Co., Kuwait, Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive Co., Kuwait and Michael Weinig AG, Germany. Mr. Alghanim is the president of the Chamber of Commerce of Kuwait and is widely acknowledged for forging close ties between the German and Kuwaiti governments. He represents most Kuwaiti investments in Germany, may they be done by public or private entities. In light of his merits with respect to the German-Kuwaiti friendship, Mr. Alghanim was awarded the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by the German Federal President in 2005.
IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft (www.ibb-bet.de) provides innovative Berlin-based companies with venture capital and has established itself in Berlin as a market leader in early-stage financing. The funds are used primarily for developing and launching innovative products or services and creative business concepts. 

Pre-Seed 2013 High Mobility accepted to Startupbootcamp Berlin program.

 
High Mobility is alumni of Startupbootcamp (BERLIN 2013 class) - a global family of industry-focused startup accelerators that was founded in 2010 in Copenhagen with the core idea of supporting the world’s best entrepreneurs as they grow their startups. By 2014 Startupbootcamp had expanded to become the largest startup accelerator in Europe and one of the top 3 largest in the world, with programs on numerous continents and a network spanning hundreds of cities around the world.