InMotion Ventures
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InMotion Ventures

https://www.inmotionventures.com
Last activity: 25.06.2024
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InMotion Ventures invests in high-growth companies in the mobility, transportation and travel sector. Powered by Jaguar Land Rover, we're dedicated to backing innovations that will change the way we move.

We invest globally at all stages from Seed to Series B. Alongside our core investment activity, we also collaborate with the wider Jaguar Land Rover business to develop new products and services that provide better experiences for both new and existing customers.
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Location: United Kingdom, England, London
Employees: 11-50
Founded date: 2016
Investment Type: Venture Capital
Investment Stage: Pre-Seed; Seed; Series A; Series B

Portfolio 19

DateNameWebsiteTotal RaisedLocation
15.08.2023Zeelozeelo.co$33.62MUnited Kin...
06.07.2023ChipFlowchipflow.io$1.53MUnited Kin...
13.06.2023Uncaged In...uncagedinnovations.com$2MUnited Sta...
15.05.2021caura.comcaura.com$9.16M-
15.05.2021LGNlgn.ai$2MUnited Kin...
12.04.2021Battery Re...batteryresourcers.com$90MUnited Sta...
11.01.2018Voyagevoyage.auto$34MUnited Sta...
12.06.2017Lyftlyft.com$25MUnited Sta...
-WeSkiweski.co.uk-United Kin...
-Apex.AIapex.ai$72MUnited Sta...
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Persons 5

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-OliverFitz-Gibbo...-linkedin.c...-
-MikeSmeedManaging D...linkedin.c...-
-SamNasrolahiPrincipallinkedin.c...-
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News 79

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24.01.2023Strava acquires FATMAP, an InMotion Ventures portfolio companyWe’re thrilled with the announcement that Fatmap, the definitive guidebook to the outdoors, has been acquired by Strava. Fatmap was the 13th company to join our portfolio back in 2018. Delivering exceptional digital experiences is fundamen...
23.01.2023Expert Predictions For Crypto in 2023We’ve collected industry expert predictions on the future of crypto in 2023. From a peak in late 2021 to the ‘crypto winter‘ of 2022, the past couple of years have been a turbulent time for the cryptocurrency industry. We asked a panel of...
26.10.2022InMotion Ventures appoints Mike Smeed as Managing DirectorFormer finance lead for China-based joint venture Chery Jaguar Land Rover returns to UK We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Smeed as Managing Director of InMotion Ventures, following the recent launch of Jaguar Land Rover’...
12.08.2022Sam Nasrolahi joins InMotion Ventures as PrincipalFormer BP Ventures analyst joins from mobility startup, Via, as InMotion Ventures expands team We are delighted to announce the hiring of Sam Nasrolahi as our new Principal. Sam will be responsible for sourcing and leading new deals, as we...
09.08.2022InMotion portfolio company, Ascend Elements, to Invest up to $1 billion in Southwest Kentucky EV Battery Materials Manufacturing FacilityAscend Elements today announced plans to invest $310 million in Phase 1 — and up to $1 billion over several possible phases — to build a sustainable lithium-ion battery materials facility in Hopkinsville, Ky., with groundbreaking expected i...
28.06.2022Circulor raises $25M, demonstrating growing global demand for transparent, secure, and responsible supply chains Circulor announces that it has raised $25 million (20 million GBP) in Series B funding, signaling growing market demand for more transparent and secure industrial supply chains. Circulor provides the most proven and mature solution for in...
28.04.2022Jaguar Land Rover partners with Plug and Play to test new technologies and business modelsJaguar Land Rover have announced a new partnership with Plug and Play to launch a first-of-its-kind innovation hub in the UK – an initiative that will see the company collaborating with start-ups for access to new ways of thinking and next-...
13.04.2022Why we invested in Carmoola, a UK-based startup rewriting the rules of car financing InMotion Ventures has participated in a £27M seed round for Carmoola, a UK-based startup rewriting the rules of car financing. The round was led by VentureFriends, with participation from InMotion Ventures, BCI, Truesight Ventures and Clo...
05.01.2022Why we invested in Bumper, the UK’s leading ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ payment provider for car repairsInMotion Ventures has participated in a $12m Series A round for Bumper, a UK-based startup providing buy now pay later (BNPL) services for car repair financing. The round was led by Autotech Ventures and we are joined by Porsche Ventures. ...
09.12.2021Zeelo Launches UK’s first Fully Electric Employee Commute ServiceInMotion portfolio company Zeelo, the smart bus platform for organisations, has launched the UK’s first fully electric commuter bus service with Ocado. Zeelo provides smart bus services for 110 companies and schools globally, transporting ...
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26.06.2024CesiumAstro: Revolutionizing Space Communications Technology with $65 Million in Series B+ FundingCesiumAstro, a prominent player in the space communications technology sector, recently announced the successful closure of a substantial $65 million Series B+ funding round. This significant milestone was achieved with the support of leadi...
25.06.2024CesiumAstro: Space Communications Company Secures $65 Million In Series B+CesiumAstro, a leading provider of space communications technology, announced the closing of a $65 million Series B+ funding round. This funding round was led by Trousdale Ventures, with matching participation from the Development Bank of J...
13.06.2023UNCAGED Innovations Secures $2M Pre-seed Funding to Reimagine Leather Across IndustriesLogos "We are excited to support UNCAGED Innovations and its vision for the future of biomaterials," said Mike Smeed, Managing Director of InMotion Ventures. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 13, 2023 UNCAGED Innovations, a biomater...
08.06.2023Цифры стартап-студий. Бум, восторг и критика венчурных студий: "Здесь только что было полмиллиона долларов. Где они?"...Стартапы, созданные в венчурных студиях, доходят до раунда А в 2 раза быстрее обычных. С 2018 по 2022 количество стартап-студий выросло в 3 раза – до 855 по данным Enhance Ventures. Питер Тиль, Марк Андриссен, Джефф Безос и Ричард Брэнсон д...
09.03.2023Hyundai, GM, Stellantis, and Jaguar Land Rover ask for a heads up in Envisics' $50 million raiseAutomotive holographic tech has been given the open road as Envisics announces $50 million in series C funding. The round was led by Hyundai Mobis – who also backed Envisics in Series B round. InMotion Ventures - the investment arm of Jagua...
12.04.2021Jaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventures backs $20M funding of this battery recycling startupJaguar Land Rover’s venture capital and mobility arm, InMotion Ventures based in the UK has invested in Battery Resourcers, a lithium-ion battery recycling and materials company based in Worcester, US. £14.5M investment InMotion Ventures an...
08.03.2021From electric charging to supply chain management, InMotion Ventures preps Jaguar for a sustainable futureSince InMotion Ventures, the independent investment and incubation initiative set up by Jaguar Land Rover, launched in 2016 the firm has focused on backing companies across the mobility space broadly. Its 15 active investments run the gamut...
19.02.202110 investors predict MaaS, on-demand delivery and EVs will dominate mobility’s post-pandemic futureThe COVID-19 pandemic didn’t just upend the transportation industry. It laid bare its weaknesses, and conversely, uncovered potential opportunities. Electric bikes sales spiked as public transit ridership evaporated. The public, and investo...
21.12.2020Jaguar Land Rover invests in Circulor, a blockchain software for ethical materials and manufacturingJaguar Land Rover’s VC and mobility services arm InMotion has invested in Circulor, a London-based startup bringing blockchain to recycling and resource extraction, so that the automotive company can put the technology to use in house. The ...
04.12.2020Tech.eu Podcast #198: Even more money for e-scooters, new VC funds, protein folding, and we talk to Sebastian Peck of InMotion VenturesThe Tech.eu Podcast is a show in which we discuss some of the most interesting stories from the European technology scene and interview leading entrepreneurs and investors from across the region. This week, we talk about what’s going on in ...
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