BlackBerry IVY Innovation Fund

The BlackBerry IVY Innovation Fund provides financial investment as well as resources and expertise to companies that want to leverage vehicle data insights using BlackBerry IVY to bring to market new automotive and smart mobility experiences.
EXPAND AND ACCELERATE INNOVATION WITH BLACKBERRY IVY

EXPAND AND ACCELERATE INNOVATION WITH BLACKBERRY IVY

BlackBerry IVY empowers automotive and smart vehicle developers by providing safe, secure access to rich data sets and data analytics directlywithin the vehicles.

The BlackBerry IVY Innovation Fund invests in and supports data-driven smart mobility and transportation startups that leverage rich vehicle insights to create new experiences and unlock value.

Fuel Your Growth with BlackBerry

Simplify R&D
Focus on creating value—not developing integrations for every vehicle software platform. BlackBerry IVY simplifies access to in-vehicle data so your engineering team can focus on innovation. Qualifying portfolio companies can also take advantage of up to $100,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits through AWS Activate.
Scale Across Vehicles
Broaden reach across multiple OEMs with BlackBerry IVY. Once integrated with BlackBerry IVY, your software will work across supported vehicle platforms without your having to develop custom integrations for most vehicle signals.
Leverage Experts
Get access to BlackBerry automotive experts—we've shipped code to more than 195 million vehicles. You’ll also be supported by AWS and have access to the Activate Console, a self-service platform that connects startups to insights, technical guidance and more to help them build their businesses.

Portfolio

Electra Vehicles

Electra Vehicles addresses the eMobility industry's most pressing challenges in battery pack range, lifetime,and design using AI-based in-vehicle controls, predictive fleet analytics and intelligent design software.

Car IQ

Car IQ has created a payment solution for fleet vehicles that enables vehicles to autonomously initiate and complete payments for services such as fuel, tolls, parking and more.

Resources

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BlackBerry IVY to Provide Secure Vehicle-Based Payments
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BlackBerry Amps Up BlackBerry IVY with Investment in Electra Vehicles
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BlackBerry Revolutionizes the Connected-Autonomous Ecosystem with an Industry Leading Edge-to-Cloud Software Platform for Automakers and Smart Cities
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Reuters Event: The Hidden Costs of Software-Defined Vehicles
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