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tal Fac­tory will pro­vide the Mo­bil­i­tyX pro­gram the struc­ture, re­sources and pipe­line of tal­ent it needs to thrive.”

The pro­gram is in­tended to help in­com­ing star­tups ac­cel­er­ate the de­vel­op­ment of mo­bil­ity-fo­cused prod­ucts and ser­vices. En­trepreneurs who par­tic­i­pate will have the op­tion to join in events such as Mo­bil­ity Think Tank hackathons and work­shops.

Star­tups in the pro­gram will have ac­cess to ded­i­cated of­fice space, class­rooms and meet­ing rooms, and will re­ceive men­tor­ing on top­ics in­clud­ing mar­ket­ing, prod­uct de­vel­op­ment and men­tor­ing.

Cap­i­tal Fac­tory has part­nered with other in­dus­tries to fos­ter en­trepreneur­ship. Last year at Cap­i­tal Fac­tory, the U.S. De­part­ment of De­fense launched DIUx, an in­cu­ba­tor in­tended to con­nect the Pen­tagon and the U.S. tech com­mu­nity, and scout for star­tups to in­vest in.

En­trepreneurs in­ter­ested in ap­ply­ing for the Mo­bil­i­tyX pro­gram can visit Mo­bil­i­tyX. Cap­i­talFac­tory.com.

RALPH BAR­RERA / AMER­I­CAN-STATESMAN

Joshua Baer, founder and ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of Cap­i­tal Fac­tory, said that his com­pany is “ex­cited to team up with Moovel to fos­ter in­no­va­tion in the trans­porta­tion in­dus­try.”

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