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Lilium Aviation is a European Space Agency supported company that develops an electric vertical take-off and landing jet.

Lilium Aviation was founded in 2014 by by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Patrick Nathen and Matthias Meiner. The company is based in Gilching, Bayern, Germany.

Lilium aims at liberating towns and cities from today’s congestion and pollution, with people able to come and go freely, vastly expanding the radius of their everyday lives.

Lilium Aviation has raised a total of $101.4M in 2 funding rounds. The company received their last funding on Sep 5, 2017 from Tencent Holdings & 3 other investors where they cashed $90M in a "Series B" funding round.


Employee: Daniel Wiegand
Title: Co-Founder & CEO
Email address: daniel@lilium.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-wiegand-25747022/
Employee: Matthias Meiner
Title: Co-Founder
Email address: matthias.meiner@lilium.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthiasmeiner/
Employee: Jeannette Bet
Title: Head of People and Development
Email address: jeannette.bet@lilium.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeannette-bet-013b1ba2/
Employee: Alexey Kupriyanov
Title: Head of Avionics Software
Email address: alexey.kupriyanov@lilium.com
LinkedIn: https://de.linkedin.com/pub/alexey-kupriyanov/30/2a6/a0a