August 7, 2018, Mumbai - Mumbai Angels Network (MA Network) is excited to partner with Axis Innovation and the Ford “Make it Driveable” Challenge at the DLD Innovation Festival in Tel Aviv, Israel on September 3rd and 4th, 2018. In collaboration with Ford, we are inviting startups to create a mobility app, adapt an existing one, or create digital services which will change the way the world moves through the automotive industry.
MA Network supports active collaboration between corporates and innovative startups to create solutions for various industry segments. “We believe this hackathon will provide opportunities for outstanding startups to integrate with the Ford manufacturing process which includes access to more than 7 million AppLink enabled vehicles worldwide. Investors from MA Network will play eminent roles as jury and mentors alongside other global domain experts at the event.” said Nandini Mansinghka, CEO and Managing Director of MA Network.
Startups participating during the event will have access to Ford’s development team and senior mentors, and will be able to present their ideas to target groups and customers.
The hackathon will include prizes worth over $35,000, including cash and grants from the Fast Track Foundation. Winners will be able to visit Ford offices in Detroit, Palo Alto, and London where they will have personal meetings with company executives. They will also be invited to participate in the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019.
To get this unique opportunity to be Ford's next business partner, apply now on the Make It Driveable website. The deadline for entries is August 25th, 2018.
About Mumbai Angels Network
Started in 2006, Mumbai Angels Network (The MA Network) is India’s premier investment platform focused on investments in new ventures. The MA Network is today 300+ members strong across 6 chapters (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Pune). We have built a strong investment framework through which we showcase 60-70 highly curated investment opportunities to our member base, chosen from a funnel of 800-1000 companies we review every month. The network now has a 120+ strong portfolio with 30+ exits. several of whom were at multiples comparable with global benchmarks in new venture investing.