Lilium is the developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet.

Lilium is creating a sustainable and accessible mode of high-speed, regional transportation for people and goods.

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, with with teams based across Europe and the U.S.


Lilium launched Lilium Jet, an all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet, offering leading capacity, low noise and high performance with zero operating emissions. The Lilium Jet consists of a rigid winged body with 12 flaps. Each one carries three electric jet engines. 


Lilium collaborates with established industry leaders and local governments to bring their shared vision of sustainable air travel to life.


Lilium is backed by Atomico, Tencent Holdings, Blackrock, LGT Capital Partners, Baillie Gifford, Obvious Ventures, Pimco, Lightrock, Freigeist Capital, B. Riley Securities, and others. The company raised $119M in a Post IPO financing on Nov 23, 2022. This brings Lilium's total funding to $945.4M to date. Lilium went public on the Nasdaq on September 15 2021 through a merger with Qell Acquisition Corp. The SPAC valued the combined company at a $3.3B.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $945.4M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Post-IPO Equity))
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued $3.3B at IPO as of Nov 23, 2022
  • City/Town: Gilching
  • State: Bayern
  • Country: Germany
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