SPARKER is a global network of influential innovators, investors, and key automotive stakeholders dedicated to accelerating sustainable mobility innovation with a special focus on the automotive aftermarket.
Through collaboration, investments, and commercial opportunities, we foster partnerships and spark initiatives at an unprecedented speed.
Why to apply?
The selected startups will benefit from:
An invite to an India focused Online Pitch Hour in mid-end November, 2023
The applying startups will benefit from:
Opportunity to reach EU and US automotive corporate suppliers and distributors who are actively searching for innovation in smart mobility for POC/commercial agreements or investments.
Free onboarding within SparkerHub digital platform providing them unique visibility towards investors and corporate customers. services.
Access to Sparker qualified expert’s services.
Numerous possibilities, throughout the year, to join Sparker challenges or participate in Sparker events globally and boost your business.
A unique opportunity to showcase your business to strategic automotive partners in India such as TVS Mobility.
The startup is between a Seed and Series B startup, based in India with working POC.
The call is open for applications until Oct 16th and answers will be provided by November 6th.
Selection criteria and specifications
The startups are selected based on their technology, traction, and team. The contribution towards sustainable mobility solutions and the relevance of the use cases for the automotive and aftermarket sector are the key aspects we look at. Startups active in one of the following applications are considered: Autonomous Vehicles New digital services Energy storing Reuse / Remanufacturing EV Charging Warehouse management Vehicle Connectivity Shared Mobility Conversion to Electric Vehicles Mobility as a service Electric Vehicles Fleet management Alternative fuel vehicles Road Safety Shipping and delivery Insurance Innovative parts design Manufacturing Maintenance & repair Cybersecurity solutions Recycling
Sparker will welcome the startups by email and proceed to onboard them to the Sparker digital platform.
Event in collaboration
Description: TVS Mobility [TVS] are pioneers in the mobility space whose product concepts have become industry benchmarks. With a footprint across 25 countries and collective revenue of over USD 2 billion, TVS Mobility’s group companies provide Manufacturing, Supply Chain Solutions, Auto Retail, Aftermarket Distribution and Services. These companies cater to over 30,000 entrepreneurs and provide services to over 10 million customers. The clientele includes marquee names in both auto and non-auto segments. TVS mobility operates in the Independent Auto Aftermarket through its subsidiary Ki Mobility solutions under the brand myTVS. myTVS, is a growth leader in the global automobile aftermarket. With a Service platform and a Spares platform, its online to offline business covers digital mobility in aftermarket service with 24×7 emergency breakdown assistance that connects 10K garages and 2m + customers, trading of automobile parts, and is designed to become a platform of choice for the global aftermarket ecosystem.