德国布鲁赫萨尔，2022年11月1日 – 城市空中交通（UAM）的先驱Volocopter在E轮融资的第二次签约中又筹集了1.82亿欧元。红海的智能认知区域性项目新未来城（NEOM）和香港的吉安资本管理有限公司（GLy）加入了Volocopter的多元化投资者群体。这将推动该公司在其电动客机 – VoloCity空中出租车在获得认证后继续前进。
NEOM is an accelerator of human progress and a vision of what a New Future might look like. It is a region in northwest Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea being built from the ground up as a living laboratory – a place where entrepreneurship will chart the course for this New Future. It will be a destination and a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building a new model for exceptional livability, creating thriving businesses and reinventing environmental conservation.
NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. It will include hyperconnected, cognitive towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centers, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist destinations. As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders and companies will come to research, incubate, and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in groundbreaking ways. Residents of NEOM will embody an international ethos and embrace a culture of exploration, risk-taking and diversity – all supported by a progressive law compatible with international norms and conducive to economic growth.
Find out more about NEOM Mobility at: www.neom.com/en-us/sectors/mobility
About GLy New Mobility Fund
The GLy New Mobility Fund is a global mid-to-late-stage private equity fund based in Hong Kong. Backed by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the fund invests into startups that disrupt the transportation industry. Key areas of focus are electrification, smart cars, smart cities, mobility as a service (MaaS) and materials. The New Mobility Fund has invested in several mobility startups globally such as Polestar, ECARX, Freewire, Ascend Elements, Nexeon.
About GLy Capital Management Limited
GLy Capital Management Limited is a Hong Kong based investment management entity holding SFC type 1, 4 and 9 licenses. The Company is majority owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. For further information, visit: www.glycm.com.
Volocopter brings urban air mobility (UAM) to megacities worldwide. We aim to improve the quality of life for people in cities by offering a fantastic new mode of transportation. For that, we create sustainable and scalable UAM ecosystems with partners in infrastructure and operations.
Volocopter’s family of eVTOL aircraft will offer passengers (VoloCity and VoloRegion) and goods (VoloDrone) swift, secure, and emission-free connections to their destinations, supported by VoloIQ, the UAM ecosystem’s software platform that serves as its digital backbone for safe and efficient operations.
As a pioneer in the UAM industry, Volocopter will launch commercial services within the next few years. Founded in 2011, the company employs more than 500 people in Germany and Singapore, has completed over 1,500 successful public and private test flights, and has diverse investors, including Geely, NEOM, Mercedes-Benz Group, Intel Capital, and BlackRock. www.volocopter.com