German AI-Startup Landscape 2021

The start-up ecosystem with AI founders is buzzing and it’s difficult to keep an overview. The Initiative for Applied Artificial Intelligence has a comprehensive overview.

Click for a High-Res version at https://aai.frb.io/

The 278 most promising German AI startups working across enterprise functions, enterprise intelligence, technology type and industries.

Source: German AI-Startup Landscape: 2021 – appliedAI

Lilium unveils five-seater air taxi

While Dorothee Bär was made fun of for her statement about Air Taxis in her role as Minister of Digital about one year ago already, Lilium, a German Aerospace startup announced a prototype today.

Lilium, the Munich-based startup developing an on-demand “air taxi” service, has unveiled a new five-seater prototype and is announcing to the world that a maiden flight for the new device was successfully completed earlier this month. It’s not the first time a Lilium Jet — the company’s all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) device — […]

Source: Lilium unveils five-seater air taxi prototype after a successful maiden flight for its latest jet | TechCrunch