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Urban Innovation Fund

Urban Innovation Fund

Urban Innovation Fund invests in companies focused on transportation , housing, food systems, sustainability, education, workforce, health, public safety, arts and recreation, business and financial services, and government and civic technology.

The Urban Innovation Fund is a venture capital firm that provides seed capital and regulatory support to entrepreneurs solving what they feel are tough urban challenges. The Urban Innovation fund works to help their portfolio companies grow and to provide value for those companies.

With 82% of Americans living in cities, and two-thirds of the world's population urbanizing by 2050, there are a growing number of challenges facing urban dwellers. The Urban Innovation Fund invests in startups enhancing the livability, sustainability, and economic vitality of cities. They focus their investments on the transportation, energy and water, real estate technology, business services, financial technology, health and public safety, government technology, civic technology, food systems and the future of work sectors.

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21st Century Solutions: Urban Innovation Fund co-founders awarded

August 26, 2016

How Urban Innovation Fund picks and grows companies | MIT Sloan

Dylan Walsh

Web

December 4, 2019

News

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Author
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Description
Kirsten Korosec
March 16, 2021
TechCrunch
The transportation industry is abuzz with upstarts, legacy automakers, suppliers and tech companies working on automated vehicle technology, digital platforms, electrification and robotics. Then there are shared mobility companies from cars to scooters and mopeds to ebikes. And who can forget the emerging air taxi companies? At the center of this evolving industry are the [...]

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