Corporate Venture Capital activity in Travel and Mobility Tech has soared in the last few years. The share of investment rounds with at least one CVC investor involved reached a record-high 40% in 2018 as our report on The State of Travel & Mobility Tech illustrates.
Airlines have also followed this trend as the ranking of the ten most active airlines showcases. The ranking is based on the size of the startup portfolio per carrier.
|1||JetBlue||32||Lacuna, Transparent, Universal Hydrogen, 3victors, i6 Group, Travelstride, SAM Email, Bizly, Node, Volantio, Lumo, Joby Aviation, Redeam, Tomorrow.io, FLYR Labs, Filament, Betterez, Claire, Mozio, Zunum Aero, CoinFlip, Recharge Labs, JSX, Gladly, Skyhour, Unicobag, Slice Labs, Shape Security, Miles, Beacon AI, NLX , TurnKey|
|2||KLM*||19||RazorSecure, Grasp Innovations, Aiir Innovations, Robin, Ampyx Power, C Teleport, Synple, Undagrid, We4Sea, Mobian, ViriCiti, Plotwise, SupplyStack, Multi Pilot Simulations, Versa, MI Airline, Eye On Air, Snocom, Casper|
|3||Qantas Airways||14||Mad Paws, Volantio, Meeco, Leezair, Data Republic, Landmarks ID, Travelshoot, Pawshake, easyshare, LoanDolphin, Aeroster, Coverhero, Birch, Boozebud
|4||United Airlines||12||Cemvita Factory, Alder Fuels, Heart Aerospace, Journera, GetThere (GTHR), Fulcrum Bioenergy, BCKSTGR, Clear Secure, 1PointFive, Archer Aviation, Avolar, ZeroAvia|
|5||AirAsia||11||Amity, RedTix, Vidi, RedBox Logistics, Teleport Commerce, Ourshop, ROKKI, travel360, BigPay, BIG Loyalty, Big Data for Humans|
|6||El Al Airlines||9||shopnfly, FarePlace, Claire, NSLComm, Routier, AeroCRS, Quicklizard, Splitty Travel, SAM Email|
|7||IAG||8||i6 Group, Zamna, Esplorio, Volantio, Monese, Resolver, Migacore, SAM Email|
|8||easyJet**||8||LuckyTrip, WeSki, Dohop, Flio, car&away, Flightsayer (Lumo), FetchyFox, TrustedHousesitters|
|9||UPS Cargo Aviation||8||Fleet Logistics, Sudu, Optoro, Ally Commerce, Deliv, eHatchery, Inxeption, ShopRunner|
|10||All Nippon Airways||7||Astroscale, Avatar-in, FiNC, Huber, PD Aerospace, Star Flyer, LanzaTech|
* KLM investments include those through the Mainport Innovation Funds I & II
** easyJet investments include startups they work with through Founders Factory
Disclaimer: Our ranking is purely based on investments in startups and does not include joint ventures, private equity deals, or traditional M&A activity.