BMW i Ventures announced a strategic investment in Upstream Security, which aims to accelerate the development of innovative automotive cybersecurity technologies and promote strategic connected vehicle cybersecurity projects.

Upstream provides a data management platform purpose-built for connected vehicles, delivering unparalleled automotive cybersecurity and advanced data-driven applications. The platform utilizes connected vehicle data to secure vehicles already on the road against known and unknown cyber-attacks and helps OEMs to unlock the value of automotive data.

The partnership between Upstream and BMW provides a business and technology platform to collaborate on projects that improve and enhance the utilization of data analytics and technologies available for the connected vehicles industry.