Smart Mobility

Lead the change in the smart mobility industry by keeping abreast of new trends, discovering untapped market opportunities, and overcoming key obstacles to ensure your startup thrives in the competitive arena.

Pioneering the future of transportation with intelligent, connected mobility solutions

Smart mobility is experiencing a transformative shift fueled by innovative technologies and urbanization. Electric vehicles, autonomous driving, and data analytics drive growth in the smart mobility market. The outcome is a more efficient, sustainable, and interconnected transportation ecosystem. As the smart mobility industry evolves, new opportunities for innovation and disruption emerge. At Waveup, we specialize in uncovering hidden potential in emerging and rapidly expanding industries like smart mobility. We use market intelligence to empower our clients with the tools they need to create effective growth blueprints. Our services are deeply rooted in comprehensive industry analytics, providing complete support in designing and implementing growth projects, such as fundraising, M&A scouting, and new market entries. Regardless of whether you seek industry insights or full-scope assistance, we are here to confidently guide you through the evolving Smart Mobility landscape.

The smart mobility industry is poised for rapid expansion, with an expected CAGR of 19.8%.


Smart mobility in London cut traffic delays by 25%, boosted travel speeds by 30%, and improved bus reliability and journey times.

Driven by urbanization, environmental sustainability, and shared transportation

Eliminating current barriers could result in 19 million US commuters switching to ridesharing, achieving a 27% global share.


Currently, 56% of the world’s population lives in cities, and this is expected to rise to almost 70% by 2050.


Of companies are dedicated to reducing their emissions by setting science-based targets and commitments.


400+ smart mobility startups raised $24B in 2022

The majority of investments in smart mobility startups went to:

  • Electric vehicles and charging infrastructure
  • Logistics
  • Battery

Leading smart mobility venture capital firms

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The challenges of smart mobility startups

As the transportation landscape shifts towards intelligent and sustainable solutions, startups in the smart mobility space are still facing barriers, particularly when attracting venture capital investments.

Partnerships are the key

Given the interconnected nature of the transportation ecosystem, smart mobility startups often need to forge strong partnerships with various industry players. Convincing investors of their ability to secure such collaborations are crucial for startups, as these partnerships often form the foundation of future growth flywheel.

Navigating regulatory complexities

Regulation in the transportation sector can be particularly complex and varied across different regions. Showing that a startup understands and can navigate these regulatory landscapes can significantly affect investor confidence in the startup’s potential for successful deployment and subsequent growth.

Attracting the right capital

With the ever-changing fundraising environment, it’s essential to know how to build a compelling business story adjusted for new investment realities, identify the most suitable funding sources, and craft a winning pitch deck that can effectively sell the business opportunity to investors.

How we can help

Fundraising advisory

From diligent business analysis to storytelling and financial forecasts, we’re helping founders crystallize and structure key business fundamentals and translate them into a compelling investment opportunity.

Due diligence and portfolio support

Evaluating potential investments, conducting thorough due diligence, and supporting portfolio companies on their new fundraising rounds.

Established companies
Growth hacking

Discovering market opportunities and developing execution strategies to build actionable and scalable blueprints for growth.


Unlocking your next stage of growth

Waveup is a leading global advisory empowering companies to fuel growth, attract investments, and secure strategic partnerships.

We turn data into business insights that drive results, helping companies excel in the competitive B2C and B2B spaces across 50+ verticals, discovering and catalizing opportunities for growth.

Our investment consulting services for smart mobility startups

Market intelligence

Fundraising support

Pitch decks

Financial models

Investor research

Growth consulting

Go-to-market strategies

Marketing/sales materials

Design support

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