The State of Mobility Tech: Sector & Investment Trends To Watch

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Highlights From The Mobility Tech Report

Despite a weaker start to the year, auto & mobility finished 2020 on a strong note. In particular, companies addressing electrification and autonomy drew significant interest from investors in the back half of the year as sentiment improved.


In this report, we dig into trends including zero-emission logistics and automotive e-commerce and cover secular tailwinds and headwinds that will impact auto & mobility companies in 2021.


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  1. Funding to the broader auto & mobility sector fell slightly in 2020: Despite a weaker start to the year, in part driven by the pandemic, activity picked up in H2 as companies addressing electrification and autonomy drew significant interest from investors.
  2. Exits reached a new peak in 2020 at 107, with 22 SPAC deals across auto & mobility: Electric vehicle (EV) companies led the SPAC lineup, comprising 58% of 2020’s total deals.
  3. Covid-19 temporarily reeled back deal activity: Investors scaled back funding in Q2’20 as the impact of the pandemic set in. That said, deal activity and funding both recovered in H2’20 as sentiment improved and investors saw fresh opportunities in commercial vehicles and logistics.

$27.6B

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Total funding to the mobility tech space in 2020, a 5% decline from 2019's totals.

North America's mobility tech deal share in 2020, compared to 25% for Europe and 37% for Asia.

New mobility tech unicorns born in 2020, spanning auto commerce, EVs, AV training, and ride-hailing.

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