From scaleup to IPO registration: EIT Digital Accelerator congratulates its Alumnus French scaleup Navya


EIT Digital Accelerator is proud to have supported the European growth of its French alumni scaleup Navya and congratulates the company for its recent announcement in having plans for IPO which is a first time in EIT Digital's accelerator history.

Dolf Wittkamper, Head of the EIT Digital Accelerator declares: "This IPO registration of Navya makes us extremely proud of our scaleups and is a first time for our European scaleups alumni to join the stock exchange. When Navya joined our Accelerator, we helped them raise 4.1M euros in February 2016. We believed their company had a bright future ahead with their autonomous vehicles and they clearly represent what our accelerator stands for. We are confident we'll hear more about Navya worldwide now with their arrival on Euronext"

About Navya

With more than 200 employees in France (Paris and Lyon) and in the United States (Michigan), NAVYA develops, manufactures and commercializes autonomous, driverless, and electric vehicles that combine robotic, digital and driving technologies at the highest level. 

Since 2015, NAVYA has been the first to market and put into service autonomous mobility solutions, shuttles and cabs. NAVYA has a range of two autonomous vehicles: the AUTONOM® SHUTTLE, launched in September 2015, of which 100 have already been produced as of today and 67 sold in 16 countries as of March 31, 2018, notably in the United States, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Australia, and the AUTONOM® CAB, unveiled in November 2017 and whose first road tests will start shortly.

Created in 2014 by Christophe Sapet and Robolution Capital (managed by 360° Capital Partners.), its main shareholder, NAVYA’s shareholders also include the Gravitation and Paris Region Venture Fund (Région Île-de-France) managed by Cap Decisif Management funds as well as Valeo and Keolis groups.

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