European Mobility report H1 2022: strong signals

Report Cover of the State European Mobility H1 2022

In the first half of the year hit by a market downturn in public and private markets, European Mobility is showing great resilience. H1 2022 was the second most active period for European mobility funding, with $5.7B in funding, 3 times more than in 2020.

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Europe is a global leader in mobility innovation

  • European Mobility startups have raised $5.7B in 2022, the second most highest, down 36% from last year, but still up more than 3x from 2020.
  • European mobility startups dominate early-stage funding, raising 41% of global Seed capital in H1 2022.
  • Exits value has fallen from last year, driven by a pause in public listings, but smaller M&A is near an all-time high.
  • Corporates contributed just 15% of total mobility startup funding in H1 2022, but participated in five of the largest 10 deals in the period.
    VC funding in European Mobility in H1 2022Europe is the most innovative region for early-stage mobilityEuropean mobility startups dominate early-stage funding, raising 41% of global Seed capital in H1 2022.
    The most represented segments at Seed stage in Europe hasbeen Logistics & delivery, followed by Mobility platforms and Vehicle marketplaces.

    Europe is attracting most of the VC funding in Mobility at seed stage

Top sectors and trends

Looking at the sectors attracting the most funding in 2022, logistics & delivery has been the top-funded mobility sector this year, showing an almost 50% growth from last year. This has been driven by several trends like supply chain disruption and e-commerce tailwind.

Vehicle production has also had a very strong start to the year, with Rimac producing electric hypercars, Volta trucks focused on full-electric trucks for cities and Volocopter manufacturer of eVTOLs for urban air mobility.Top sectors in European mobility in H1 2022

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