MINI founded URBAN-X to empower a community of innovators through education, design and technology.

Being a part of URBAN-X gives the chance to change what’s possible in your city. We work with startups who share the same view on rethinking the status quo, going from vision to product, and reimagining how city life can be now and in the future.

Discover some of our alumni startups who are currently reimagining city life for the better.


Lunewave is reimagining automotive radar sensing through the development of an innovative high-performance radar sensors for autonomous vehicles. Their high frequency Luneburg lens has broad applications across 5G wireless communication, drones, robotics and other sectors.


Industrial/Organic offers an infrastructure as a service to the waste industry through mechanized system to quickly recycle organic waste in scalable, turnkey facilities. The process, low in odor and emissions, creates a feedstock with utility in an array of industries. Their first product is a microbial soil amendment for use in agriculture.


Farmshelf aims to turn food miles into food feet by developing beautiful automated systems that enable anyone to grow food where they live, work and eat. Farmshelf is a team of engineers, plant scientists, designers and
problem-solvers passionate about building technology to advance our food system, and the world.


Rentlogic aims to bring transparency and standardization to the residential real estate market through data-driven, letter-grade rating system.