Startup Autobahn Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 108
  • Portfolio
  • 94
  • Exits
  • 13

Startup Autobahn General Information


Startup Autobahn is a Stuttgart, Germany based accelerator and innovation platform for global startups that brings Silicon Valley tech expertise to the birthplace of automotive. It was founded in 2016 by Daimler AG in partnership with Plug and Play, the University of Stuttgart, ARENA2036 and more partners like Porsche, HPE, BASF and ZF. The firm provides support for startups at the intersection of hardware and software and drives the future of mobility and smart production. It runs two three months program each followed by an Expo Day. The program is stage-agnostic and designed to accelerate early-to-late stage startups by providing all the support to the startups and entrepreneurs such as hardware laboratory space along with onsite experts to assist with machinery and equipment. It prefers only tech startups operating in the logistics, internet of things (IoT), manufacturing, location-based services, cyber security, biometrics, natural language processing, process optimization, customer experience and predictive analytics sectors.

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Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Stuttgart
  • Germany

Startup Autobahn Investments (108)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Gapless 03-Feb-2020 Accelerator/Incubator Automotive Generating Revenue
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00000000 16-Jul-2019 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000000 05-Apr-2019 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000000 00000 21-Feb-2019 000000000000 Database Software Generating Revenue
000000000 21-Feb-2019 000000000000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 09-Oct-2018 000000000000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
0000000000 01-Oct-2018 000000000000 Other Software Generating Revenue
Enroute (Israel) 01-Oct-2018 Accelerator/Incubator Internet Retail Generating Revenue
drag&bot 27-Sep-2018 Accelerator/Incubator Operating Systems Software Generating Revenue
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Startup Autobahn Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Shoof Technologies 06-Oct-2020 Out of Business
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0-0000 01-Jun-2018 000 00 00000000
PlugSurfing 06-Mar-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Evopark 11-Dec-2017 Merger/Acquisition
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Startup Autobahn Team (3)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Saeed Amidi Executive 000 0 Stuttgart, Germany
Sascha Karimpour Executive 0 Stuttgart, Germany
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