Urban-X, the startup accelerator for companies focused on solving the problems facing the world’s urban environment, has selected the latest seven companies for its sixth cohort.
Backed by the design arm of BMW’s Mini division and the venture capital firm, Urban.US, the seven companies will receive $150,000 in financing and participate in the Urban-X 20-week accelerator program replete with access to engineers and designers from BMW, software developers, policy experts, and sales and marketing leaders.
The companies selected for the program include:3AM Innovations: the company provides a [...]
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