Remix, a mission-driven company that helps governments build more livable cities, was selected among 100s of candidates as one of WEF’s “Technology Pioneers”.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, UNITED STATES, June 16, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Remix, a San Francisco based company that helps governments build more livable cities, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. Remix was founded in 2014 by four Code for America fellows to bring modern tools to transportation professionals around the world. Remix’s software platform brings together the complete transportation picture to help governments collaborate across silos and develop the best mobility options for their communities. Five years later, Remix works with 325+ agencies across three continents, including New York, London, Sydney, and Helsinki.
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. Technology Pioneers community is an integral part of the larger Global Innovators community of start-ups at the World Economic Forum.
Following its selection as Technology Pioneer, CEO and Co-Founder Tiffany Chu will be invited to participate at World Economic Forum activities, events and discussions throughout the year. Remix will also contribute to Forum initiatives over the next two years, working with policymakers and private sector leaders to help define the global agenda on key issues.
“We’re excited to welcome Remix to our 20th cohort of Technology Pioneers,” says Susan Nesbitt, Head of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum. “Remix and its fellow pioneers are developing cutting edge technologies all over the world. Beyond their innovations, these firms are contributing greatly to improving the state of the world.”
“We are thrilled to be acknowledged as a pioneer by the World Economic Forum”, said Remix’s CEO and Co-Founder Tiffany Chu. “Your commute time and zip code you’re born into are the strongest predictors of economic mobility. We are passionate about building a platform to empower cities to plan the best transportation system – from public transit to safer streets to ever-increasing new modes of mobility – for better economic opportunity, for better communities, and for a better planet.”
This year’s cohort selection marks the 20th anniversary of the Tech Pioneers community. Throughout its 20-year run, many Technology Pioneers have continuously contributed to advancement in their industries while some have even gone on to become household names. Past recipients include Airbnb, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Palantir Technologies, Spotify, TransferWise, Twitter and Wikimedia.
2020 Tech Pioneer firms are shaping the future by advancing technologies such as AI, IoT, robotics, blockchain, biotechnology and many more. The diversity of these companies extends to their leadership as well, as over 25% of 2020 Tech Pioneers are female led. The firms also come from regions all around the world, extending their community far beyond Silicon Valley. Technology Pioneers have been selected based on the community’s selection criteria, which
includes innovation, impact and leadership as well as the company’s relevance with the World Economic Forum’s Platforms.
All info on this year’s Technology Pioneers can be found here: http://wef.ch/techpioneers20
About Remix: Remix brings together the complete transportation picture in a single software platform. Remix helps cities develop the best outcomes for their communities with easy-to-use, visual tools for exploring transportation data, planning public transit, designing safer streets, and managing shared mobility. The company was founded in 2014 and are backed by Sequoia Capital, Energy Impact Partners, and Y Combinator. Learn more about how 325+ local governments across the world are using Remix to achieve their safety, equity, and sustainability goals at remix.com or follow us on Twitter @remix.
About World Economic Forum: The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry
About the Global Innovators:
The Global Innovators Community is a group of the world’s most promising start-ups and scale-ups that are at the forefront of technological and business model innovation. The World Economic Forum provides the Global Innovators Community with a platform to engage with public- and private-sector leaders and to contribute new solutions to overcome current crises and build future resiliency. Companies who are invited to become Global Innovators will engage with one or more of the Forum’s Platforms, as relevant, to help define the global agenda on key issues.
Source: EIN Presswire