What is Honda XCELERATOR?

Honda Xcelerator is designed for innovators across all stages seeking to transform technology and business. Honda created this program to engage innovators in the global startup community in an open dialogue to build the carbon-neutral future of mobility. Its focus areas are intentionally broad, encompassing all areas of carbon neutrality and safe mobility, and its capabilities include support for direct investment, strategic partnership, co-development and prototyping.

What we offer

Investment

Strategic investment opportunities start here. Honda is ready to invest in promising startups. We are the open door for innovators with unique and differentiated ideas to make the world a better place, together.

Partnership

We offer the opportunity for startups to connect with the right people and resources within Honda. We welcome all likeminded forward-thinkers to work with Honda to accelerate innovation.

Our Focus Areas

Carbon Neutrality

Energy Innovations
Electrification
New Fuels
Resource Circulation

Mobility

Land
Air
Sea
Space

Robotics

Transports
Telepresence
Automation
A.I.

Manufacturing

Efficiency
Quality
Optimization
Safety

Who We Are

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Raymond Zheng

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Eric Blumbergs

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Adity Sharma

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Evan Samuel Haas

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Mio Harimoto

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Reid Bergsund

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Julien Fredonie

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Ben Reuveni

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Nobuaki Asahara

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Akihito Yuzuriha

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Raymond Zheng

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Eric Blumbergs

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Adity Sharma

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Evan Samuel Haas

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Mio Harimoto

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Reid Bergsund

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Julien Fredonie

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Ben Reuveni

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Nobuaki Asahara

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Akihito Yuzuriha

HONDA INNOVATIONS

Honda Innovations, Inc. is the company that powers the Honda Xcelerator program. We’re here to challenge convention. To dream big. With a spirit of relentless determination.

A pure reflection of entrepreneurial spirit, Honda Innovations has one mission: bring new value to people’s lives by supercharging Honda’s future vision. We drive transformative collaboration throughout the company through investment and open innovation. This is our reason to exist.

We’ve been funding new thinking, fueling new breakthroughs, and transforming mobility. Bringing partner innovations to market. We will continue challenging convention and dreaming big, with a spirit of relentless determination.