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We empower drivers to connect to their cars and help them reduce costs by improving their driving behaviour.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Other
  • Location Madrid, Community of Madrid, España
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 5

Company Summary

drivesmart enables drivers to connect their mobile to to their car. It gives them real time information on their fuel consumption. The product provides real time recommendations to users suggesting how to reduce their fuel consumption. It gives them information on the amount of money saved due to a change in driving behaviour. The company will develop a mobile app that connects to an OBD2 dongle. Initial customers will be private drivers.


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    Joel Martinez
    IT- Design

    Puerto Rican. 8 years of quantitative research in science and engineering including a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California at Irvine. Additionally, he has over four years of project management experience in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment and three years of experience in software projects, including designing, programming, and releasing mobile applications.

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    Gregor Eckhard

    Austrian. Graduated Automotive Engineering with a focus on internal combustion engines. Worked in engine R&D for University of Technology in Graz, BMW and Magna Powertrain. After that Gregor worked more than 2 years as a consultant for the automotive industry with McKinsey & Company. He will bring automotive know-how and industry expertise to the table.

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    Christian Sayn-Wittgenstein
    Business Development

    German/ US. MSc & Diplome de Grande Ecole, Management. 7 years of experience in business development sales, and marketing with Bloomberg LP and RAB Capital Ltd. He brings client relations management, sales, and global marketing strategy know-how to the table. Bilingual German and English. Working proficiency in Spanish.

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    Manuel Neumann

    Austrian. As a former project manager at The Economist’s advisory business, Manuel brings significant project implementation, pitching and sales experience at an executive level to the table. The nature of his work also allowed him to gain substantial knowledge in market analysis and research. Manuel’s interest in the automotive sector and how technology will influence the industry started during his MSc in Economics where he wrote a thesis on th

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    Lior Neudorfer
    IT- Engineering

    Israeli. B.Sc. Computer Engineering, Tel Aviv University. 6 years of experience in software development, project architecture and product management, in a top R&D unit of the Israeli Defense Forces. Led a R&D team of 10 engineers which developed software for several multi-million $ projects. Created PriceDrop, an innovative and profitable browser add-on, which tracks online prices. Bilingual Hebrew and English.

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    Jussi Kallasvuo

    Finnish. MSc, Finance. 7 years of experience in different positions in the finance industry, both sell- and buy-side. Jussi was portfolio manager in a Helsinki-based hedge fund. In this role he made multiple private investments in small growth companies. He actively follows the Finnish start-up scene closely. Jussi is a pragmatic team player, who has strong experience in capital market transactions, equity analysis and investment management.