Startup in Estonia: #S2 E3 - The Future of Mobility

Startup in Estonia: #S2 E3 – The Future of Mobility

In the third episode, we are focusing on the future of mobility, covering the topic with Martin Villig, the co-founder of Bolt (formerly Taxify) and Ardo Reinsalu, the CEO and co-founder of Stigo.

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Ardo Reinsalu is the CEO and co-founder of Stigo, a B2B scooter share company. Stigo has also launched the world fastest folding electric scooter and is leading the last-mile transportation development. Ardo’s previous experience includes management of high-tech and med-tech companies.

Martin Villig is the co-founder of Bolt (formerly Taxify), leading ride-hailing platform in 100+ cities in 30 countries across Europe and Africa with over 25M passengers and 500K drivers. Martin has 20+ years of experience, either founding and working with software and internet related businesses (eg: Nasdaq Stock Exchange, Skype and Fortumo) and he is the co-founder of Estonian Startup Leaders Club and Garage48 Foundation.

The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.

Topics covered in the episode:

  • Trends in Mobility: shift from private cars & Mobility as a service
  • How Taxify pivoted 3 times over the last 5 years
  • Regulation of mobility (and the lack of it)
  • The electric future!

  • Movers, shakers & disruptors on the mobility market
  • How the real estate bubble is helping ride hailing

  • How to use data science to benefit everyone

  • Future of Stigo as the developer of micro-mobility products

  • Bolt –  time for IPO?

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Stay tuned for the next episode in two weeks!