Michael Schäfer, Managing Director of Mobility Data Space, is interviewed about the latest developments within the Data Space and the cooperation with sovity. sovity is an important partner of the MDS and provides the EDC Connector as a managed service for the MDS participants.
Dortmund-based start-up sovity has secured seven-figure seed funding to boost the efficiency and innovative potential of companies by providing fast and easy access to Data Spaces. sovity is backed by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), one of Europe’s leading seed investors, and Fraunhofer Technologie-Transfer Fonds (FTTF), which has supported sovity from the beginning. The fresh capital will be used for product development and the expansion of the company’s market presence.
The greatly increased usage of data in our society and our heavy dependency on the US and Asia for digital infrastructure are increasingly at odds. In the light of recent geopolitical developments and the pandemic, the need for digital sovereignty is felt and seen. How can European cloud and technology providers differentiate from Big Tech companies and create new value propositions and lucrative business models based on digital sovereignty?
In the newest product demonstration video sovity shows how to setup, deploy and use a Connector- by sovity. Within just a few minutes data space participants can deploy a connector, add a data source to it and create a data offering with clearly defined usage policies. Furthermore, the video shows how to browse and select existing data offerings, accept the usage policies to consume data offerings in very short time.
First 100 days of sovity – Strong progress since founding of company in December 2021 sovity was founded in December 2021 and is accomplishing key results within the first 100 days. The key vision stands over all activities: Enable companies …