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Olympian Motors (YC W22) ✅

New, disruptive electric vehicle company in NY. ​​​
An emerging competitor to Tesla, Rivian & Ford

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Technology, Other, Retail, Transportation & Storage
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New York, NY
Expected Close Date
April 29, 2024
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Key Deal Facts

⚡️Olympian Motors is manufacturing electric vehicles for the U.S. light-passenger vehicle market. ✅ Current Investors: Y-Combinator, Climate Cap, Reunited, Soma Ven, CollabFund, Mobility Vision Fund ✚✚ 267 pre-order deposits for Model O1. $17M future revenue pipeline. Production Capacity:320 EVs ⚙️We engineered a new Modular Vehicle-Drivetrain, (MVDS). ▚ Reduced tooling/machinery costs by ~80%. 🦾High-caliber, technical founding team from Tesla, Ford, Qualcomm, Apple, Toyota and NIO. 🤝 Partnered with MIH Consortium, NXP, Qualcomm, AWS, Android, BYD, Stanford & Columbia University. ⚑ Test-drives started in our facility in Brooklyn, NY. Full commercial launch in Q3/2023 for NY, CA. ⏩Targeting 7% share in the U.S. passenger-vehicle market in 2030 ⊶ outcompeting Ford, Rivian, Lucid

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Eren Alan Canarslan Founder, CEO & Chief EngineerEx-VC and Electronics Engineer turned Entrepreneur. Previously at Qualcomm, focused on Snapdragon automotive, Digital Chassis, AR/XR & satellites. Eren started his career at Ford's R&D team. Holds MBA from Columbia & BSc Degree in Electronics Engineering., Adam Ruddle Head of Vehicle EngineeringAdam played critical engineering roles at Tesla, Canoo, Pininfarina. He led pivotal EV projects including NVH development for Tesla Model S, Tesla submarine car, Battista electric hypercar and electric Light Tactical Vehicle prototype to U.S. Army in 2022, Jasmine Sungu Head of Operations & StrategyPreviously a Business Development Lead at Cisco. Prior to that, Jasmine led two large-scale EV manufacturing/supply-chain projects at IBM and E&Y. She started her career at Merrill Lynch as a BD analyst. She holds a BA in Economics from NYU., Gigi Huang Head of DrivetrainExperienced powertrain and battery engineer. Previously worked at Nimbus EV, Xing Mobility and Rovilus Mobility. He has extensive experience in drivetrain and vehicle development programs. Holds a BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineer from Virginia Tech.

Amount Raised : $3,795,052
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