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Bruno Ginnuth on group taxis: “The higher the amount of journeys, the more efficient the concept”

Ever thought of sharing a taxi? CleverShuttle's algorithms make sure that users instantly find passengers travelling in the same direction and at the same time as them. Shared taxis reduce the strain on user budgets and help protect the environment. Bruno Ginnuth, co-founder and managing director of CleverShuttle, talks about the goals of the mobility startup in 2017 and explains why Deutsche Bahn would be the ideal partner for the company.

Mr Ginnuth, on the occassion of the visit of Ramona Pop, Berlin Senator for Economic Affairs, to Berlin Fashion Week your company agreed to provide two so-called eco shuttles. How were your eco-friendly electric vehicles received at the trade fair? As in many other industry sectors, in the... read the article »

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University Startup Factory: New grants for founder teams

Until 18 September, Berlin-based founder teams consisting of two to four members with innovative and technology-based business ideas can apply for a grant provided by the startup workshop “University Startup Factory”. Funded teams will receive a monthly amount of EUR 1,500 for each founder for a period of six months. The startup workshop is a project by Freie Universität, Technische Universität, Charité and Humboldt Universität.

Beside the innovation content of the undertaking, important criteria include a “proof of principle”, for instance a mock-up or a laboratory pattern, as well as the founders’ technical and economic know-how. Those being sponsored must spend a minimum of 60 hours per month at their workplace. The... read the article »

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