Infiniti LAB Toronto, a Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT) pre-accelerator program from premium car brand Iinfiniti, announced that Rover Parking was the winner of its recent Demo Day competition.
Rover Parking is a marketplace for shared parking that allows users to easily access shared parking spaces all over the city using their smartphone, has been named the top startup.
Eight startups participated in the program, the first North American cohort, and yesterday the companies pitched to an audience of industry professionals, VC investors, and media.
“Rover Parking came out on top because of the potential they have to use IoT to change our cities, and the impact we believe they can have as part of the Hong Kong program,” said Dane Fisher, General Manager of Global Business Transformation for Infiniti Motors.
“We chose Toronto as the first North American launch of Infiniti LAB because of its role as an IoT hub, and now we’re excited to see what the companies in our Toronto program can do on the global stage.”