Uwe Higgen

My mission is to improve people’s lives by transforming mobility and making it easier and safer to everyone to get around, regardless of their ability to drive. I am also very passionate about clean energy by building emission-free cars and connecting new mobility concepts.

I’m doing this by running BMW’s EUR 500m fund together with Ulrich Quay and a great team. BMW i Ventures invests in cutting-edge solutions focusing on BMW’s current and future business in the technology and customer & service space. Focus is on high-potential startups in all stages, from early stage to late stage, which are dedicated to shaping the future of mobility.

I’m infuses startup mentality and products into the BMW organization and bringing together the best of two worlds: the brand and engineering power of BMW with the agility and innovation of startups.

As a part of the BMW i Ventures portfolio our partners benefit from our long-term experience, our strong reach and the broad network.

Search areas are Autonomous Driving, Digital car & Automotive Cloud, E-Mobility, Artificial Intelligence-Data-CyberSecurity, Industry 4.0, Shared and On-demand Mobility, Customer Digital Life, Energy Services.