Startup Autobahn Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 117

  • Portfolio
  • 75

  • Exits
  • 39


Startup Autobahn General Information

Company Description

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.

Business Details

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

Startup Autobahn Investments (117)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Zensors 01-Sep-2022 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Flyability 09-May-2022 00000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
Sparetech 27-Oct-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies 13-Sep-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Energy Storage Generating Revenue
Gapless 29-Apr-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue
Gapless 03-Feb-2020 000000000000 Automotive Generating Revenue
Scoutbee 03-Feb-2020 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
FDX Fluid Dynamix 16-Jul-2019 000000000000 Industrial Supplies and Parts Generating Revenue
Viscopic 16-Jul-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Legartis 05-Apr-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Startup Autobahn Exits (39)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Clearpath Robotics 02-Oct-2023 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Wiferion 31-Jul-2023 000000000000000000
Toposens 28-Feb-2023 000000000000000000
Novelic 09-Jan-2023 000000000000000000 0000
TactoTek 01-Jan-2023 000000000000000000
Moduu 30-Nov-2022 000 00 00000000
Aelectra 03-Oct-2022 000 00 00000000
Caaresys 06-Sep-2022 000000000000000000
TruckPad 27-May-2022 Merger/Acquisition 000
CARFIT 03-May-2022 Out of Business
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Startup Autobahn Management, Team & Partners (3)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Saeed Amidi Executive 000 0 0 Stuttgart, Germany
Sascha Karimpour Executive 0 Stuttgart, Germany
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Startup Autobahn Co-Investors (28)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Chevron Technology Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Headline 0 Series chart Industry bar
Heliad 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pavilion Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
Temasek Holdings 0 Series chart Industry bar
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