Porsche

Porsche

A German automobile manufacturer that focuses on the manufacture of luxury sports cars and SUVs

Porsche is a German automobile manufacturer that focuses on the manufacture of luxury sports cars and SUVs. Founded 1931 in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, it invests in debt financing. Its portfolio companies include Tactile Mobility, TriEye, Urgent.ly Roadside Assistance, WayRay, Miles, Anagog, Rimac Automobili, and INRIX. As of February 2020, Porsche has made 10 investments. Their most recent investment was on October 29, 2019, when Tactile Mobility raised $9M. The company offers services such as motor vehicle development work and consulting, software solutions development for transport logistics, traffic planning and management and dealer and customer financing, leasing, banking, insurance, fleet management, and mobility services.

Timeline

August 21, 2019

Porsche Ventures invests in TriEye as part of the current Series A financing round.

1931

Founded

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Philipp von Hagen

Head - Investment Management

Doug Reinart

Partner - Porsche Consulting

Oliver Blum

CEO

Stefan Wiechmann

Cluster Manager Connected Car

Talia Rafaeli

Investment Director

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Companies

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Anagog

INRIX

Miles

Miles

Rimac Automobili

Tactile Mobility

TriEye

Urgent.ly Roadside Assistance

WayRay

News

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John R. Platt
May 24, 2020
Scientific American Blog Network
New research reveals clear guidance for reducing human-wildlife conflict and restoring wolf populations.
Kirsten Korosec
May 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Porsche has been placing more resources into developing digital services as it tries to match the tech demands of its customers. The latest effort borne out of its Porsche Digital subsidiary is an app that lets U.S. buyers who have ordered a 911 sports car to track its progress from production to the dealership. The [...]
Kirsten Korosec
April 22, 2020
TechCrunch
Porsche is producing three variants of its all-electric Taycan sports sedan with base prices that range from a skosh over $105,000 to $185,000. Now, it seems the automaker is preparing to introduce a cheaper rear-wheel-drive version, according to an interview in Car Magazine with Porsche R&D chief Michael Steiner. This newer version, which will join [...]
April 16, 2020
WebWire
On the trail of rap, graffiti, DJing and breakdancing in Europe: together with music journalist Niko Hüls and the hip-hop magazine Backspin, Porsche presents the video documentary Back 2 Tape. Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, London and Paris are the stops on a road trip that explores the roots of urban youth culture across borders and language barriers. Hip-Hop as a connecting element The journey with the Porsche Cayenne S Coupé focuses on the four classic disciplines of hip...
March 25, 2020
WebWire
With TAG Heuer as new title sponsor, Porsche is further enhancing its virtual racing series. As part of the new sponsorship, the championship is now renamed to "Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup" and the series prize pool will increase to US$200,000 for the upcoming season. The single-make esports racing championship was initiated by the sportscar manufacturer and iRacing, the leading provider of realistic online racing simulations in 2019. Porsche is already cooperating with TAG Heuer in...
March 17, 2020
WebWire
Porsche is revolutionising sporty seating: the company presents an innovative alternative to conventional bucket seat upholstery with the concept study "3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat". Here, the central section of the seat, in other words the seat and backrest cushions, is partly produced by a 3D-printer. Customers will be able to choose between three firmness levels (hard, medium, soft) for the comfort layer in the future. With this new technology, the sports car manufacturer is on...
Kirsten Korosec
March 2, 2020
TechCrunch
TC Sessions: Mobility is back in San Jose on May 14, and we're excited to give the first peek of what and who is coming to the main stage. We're not revealing everything just yet, but already this agenda highlights some of the best and brightest minds in autonomous vehicles, electrification and shared mobility. We've [...]
Sarah Limbrick
January 4, 2020
The Telegraph
As a wealthy classic car enthusiast the insurance billionaire Andreas Pohl apparently thought little of spending nearly £400,000 on a vintage Porsche without looking at it first.
Jason Cartwright
January 2, 2020
techAU
Delivering the best of technology news from Australia and around the globe since 2006.
December 24, 2019
Geekologie
Happy holidays! Just like I wish for myself, I hope you get everything you need.
Michelle Ehrhardt
December 19, 2019
Geek.com
While the latest entry in the spacefaring Star Wars series may have just had its Hollywood premiere Monday, filled with celebrities hoping to hop to the stars for just one evening, one company ...
December 16, 2019
WebWire
As far as Porsche is concerned, economic success and social responsibility go hand in hand. With this attitude, the company deliberately takes on a pioneering role again and again - in the area of sustainability, too. Together with the Volkswagen Group, Porsche is now the first automobile manufacturer to become a core member of the recently founded value balancing alliance e.V. based in Frankfurt am Main. The aim of this cross-industry alliance is to develop a standard that creates visibi...
Darrell Etherington
December 15, 2019
TechCrunch
Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space from TechCrunch. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. This is it - the very first edition of Max Q: TechCrunch's space newsletter. Despite approaching the end of the year, it's been a really busy week in the space industry, [...]
Matthew DeBord
December 15, 2019
Business Insider
The 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 63 is a high-performance midsize SUV with a potent twin-turbo V8 engine under the hood.
Anurag Kotoky | Bloomberg
December 13, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Porsche's bet: Rich Indians will show off EVs to boost their street cred on Business Standard. The Taycan "will open up a completely new segment of customers", Shetty said in an interview in New Dehli
Rob Thubron
December 13, 2019
TechSpot
Sadly, the Pegasus isn't an actual, flyable ship. In reality, it's a five-foot-long scale model that uses some elements found in Porsche's cars. The company's chief designer, Michael Mauer, said: "The design of the spaceship is harmoniously integrated into the...
Reuters Editorial
December 11, 2019
U.S.
Porsche has taken down payments from 30,000 customers in Europe for its Taycan, the luxury car maker's first fully electric model, CEO Oliver Blume told Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper.
November 11, 2019
WebWire
Emmanuel Collard: "Our pace was excellent, and the car was equally so despite the ballast weighing significantly on the degradation of the tyres and performance, but the result is very positive for the championship and to have a lighter car in the next race". François Perrodo: "Carrying 40kg more than the Porsches, which became 80kg taking Balance of Performance into account, was a difficult handicap to handle. It took me an age to pass the Porsche no. 98, and this probably cost us the podi...
Brett Berk
November 9, 2019
Wired
Some people are so passionate about doing their own shifting, they keep manual transmissions in cars converted to run on electric power.
Pavan Lall
November 7, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Diesel cars to be ousted of VW's line-up after BS-VI rolls out: Officials on Business Standard. This October, the company sold over 3,000 cars in the compact and small sedan segments which include the Polo and Vento models
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