WE ARE DEUTSCHE BAHN
DIGITAL VENTURES

We are growth-helpers and men and women of action that invest with drive and focus. We are looking for cutting-edge, digital-driven ideas with disruptive potential and scalability!

In order to boost and accelerate your success we offer much more than an investment! Besides financial support you will receive both – a great level of entrepreneurial freedom as well as industry expertise coupled with the ability to add strategic value!

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Our Investment Focus

We only invest in hand-picked ideas with a strategic fit.

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Selected Investments

what3words is a really simple way to talk about location. We have divided the world into a grid of 3m x 3m squares and assigned each one a unique 3 word address. It means anyone can accurately find any location and share it more quickly, easily and with less ambiguity than any other system.

Connected Signals is a connected vehicle data analytics company that provides predictive, real-time, traffic signal information using existing infrastructure. This data supports applications that improve safety, increase fuel efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and improve traffic flow.

Ridecell is an end-to-end platform that helps you launch, operate, and scale a new carsharing, ridesharing or autonomous ridehailing service of your own design. From concept to profitability, their mission is your mission: making new mobility the new reality.

Save time, carpool with families you know and trust.

The award-winning technology makes scheduling and tracking rideshares for your kids to school, sports and other activities easy and secure.

Trillium develops and market breakthrough IDPS technology for IVN authentication-encryption and firmware authentication augmented by CyberHealth monitoring. They provide safety, privacy and data integrity for connected vehicles with our patented, multi-layered embedded software solutions.

Coord is a US-based spinoff from Sidewalk Labs, the smart city initiative of Alphabet, that is developing and offering a mobility data platform for developers of mobility companies. They collect, enrich and standardize many different sources and kind of data and give developers access to this data through APIs.

Kepler is a Canada-based satellite telecommunications company that is setting up a satellite network in order to enable standardized real-time connectivity for any IoT device worldwide by developing their own satellites and providing an end-to-end solution.

Talixo is an integrated B2B ground transportation platform, enabling big corporates and organisations to book taxis and limousines in 750+ cities worldwide. Corporations, SMEs and travel agencies use Talixo to standardize their transfer policies and integrate it with the existing flight and hotel booking flows.

Teralytics offers the most advanced insights on human mobility. It is based on cutting edge data science, proprietary machine learning algorithms and deep technology. In addition it is capturing billions of signals every day from cell towers and other unique sources.

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Skyports is connecting the world through our skies by owning and operating infrastructure for urban aviation and managing end to end drone deliveries. Skyports is a first-mover in locating, building, owning and operating passenger and cargo vertiports at strategic locations within urban environments.

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30. Januar 2020

Kepler Manufacturing Large Scale Satellite Constellation in Downtown Toronto

Kepler Communications begins production in its newly commissioned satellite manufacturing facility in Toronto, Canada. It is an essential step towards delivering the company’s proposed fleet of 140 satellites for high-capacity global connectivity services.

16. Januar 2020

Coord launches digital curb pilot challenge for cities

We are happy to announce, that Coord is offering a pilot program free of charge. It is a way to let cities experiment with the "digital curb" platform that New York-based Coord, which is backed by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs, has built to help cities digitally inventory, price, allocate and manage the curb.

9. Dezember 2019

Willkommen an Bord, Skyports!

Wir freuen uns sehr, dass wir unser Portfolio mit Skyports erweitern können und freuen uns auf die Zusammenarbeit.

14. November 2019

What3Words ist bereit für Catalina

Für macOS Catalina ist nun die Karten-Anwendung What3Words verfügbar. Die Anwendung verwandelt beliebige Geo-Koordinaten in einfach zu merkende 3-Wort-Adressen. Diese verweisen dann auf eine Fläche von 3m x 3m.

30. Oktober 2019

Jetzt in die Zukunft fliegen

Auf dem ITS World Congress 2019 wurde der weltweit erste Voloport vorgestellt. Dieser entstand aus der Zusammenarbeit der Unternehmen Skyports und Volocopter.

28. Oktober 2019

Big Data für mehr Kapazität, wo die Kunden sie brauchen

Wie unser neuestes Portfoliounternehmen Teralytics Einfluss auf das Geschäft der Deutschen Bahn im Hier und Heute sowie in der Zukunft haben kann, hat Technologievorständin Prof. Dr. Sabina Jeschke in ihrem spannenden Artikel analysiert. 
13. November 2018

Die Bahn macht sich auf den Weg ins All

Statt notorischer Verspätung nun „echte Pionierleistung“? Bahn-Technikchefin Sabina Jeschke jedenfalls ist sehr angetan von der jüngsten Investition des Staatskonzerns.
11. Oktober 2018

DB Schenker setzt künftig auf Drei-Wörter-Navigation

Der Logistikkonzern DB Schenker setzt künftig auf ein neues Navigationssystem. Dadurch sollen nun drei Wörter reichen, um jeden Ort der Welt zu erreichen.
18. Juni 2018

Deutsche Bahn investiert in gleich zwei US-Startups

Der Risikokapitalarm der Deutschen Bahn hat zwei neue Beteiligungen bekanntgegeben. Dabei handelt es sich um zwei US-amerikanische Mobilitäts-Startups.
19. Juli 2017

Die Deutsche Bahn will uns nie mehr an roten Ampeln warten lassen

Die Deutsche Bahn hat sich an einem US-Startup beteiligt, das Ampeln auf kluge Weise mit Fahrzeugen vernetzt. Lästige Rotphasen sollen damit der Vergangenheit angehören.

Contact

Deutsche Bahn
Digital Ventures GmbH

EUREF-Campus
Torgauer Str. 12-15 | Haus 12
10829 Berlin – Germany

Where you can meet us

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London, UK
February 11 – 13, 2020