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Autodesk

A technology company with 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software and services. It was founded in 1982 and is located in San Rafael, California. 

Autodesk is a California-based software company that specializes in making products for various industries such as architecture, engineering, construction, and media. 

Product

The company offers products for those seeking to create or build technology or goods. The categories in which products that are offered on Autodesk's website include 3D CAD software, civil engineering, drafting, manufacturing, product design, and more. The products can be bought online and there are also some products with free trials. Students can gain open access to specific programs including 3D and CAD software, which is available for both Mac and PC.



One specific product from Autodesk is AutoCAD 3D Map software, which allows access to data for infrastructure planning and design. Another product is Autodesk Moldflow, which is injection molding simulation software. 



To expand its software offerings, Autodesk has acquired more than sixty organizations. It is estimated that the annual revenue of the company is over $2.6 billion. 

Timeline

November 20, 2018

Autodesk announces plans to acquire PlanGrid for $875 million. 

September 2, 2010

Autodesk raises a $6,000,000 series B round from Autodesk, Commonwealth Capital Ventures and GrandBanks Capital.

August 1, 2008

Autodesk raises a $800,000 seed round.

July 23, 2007

Autodesk raises a $6,000,000 series A round from CommonAngels, Commonwealth Capital Ventures and GrandBanks Capital.

January 3, 2006

Autodesk raises a $3,000,000 series B round from Innovacom.

1982

Autodesk was founded by John Walker.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Andrew Anagnost

CEO



Dan Drake

Co-Founder



John Walker

Co-Founder



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Autodesk adds to construction software biz with acquisition of BuildingConnected for $275M

Ron Miller

Web

December 20, 2018



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Autodesk Official Show Reel 2019

April 2, 2019

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
November 21, 2019
WebWire
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK ) and Virgin Hyperloop One, a leader of hyperloop technology and the evolution of how the world moves people and goods, announced an alliance to explore new opportunities to extend the value of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for transportation route optimization and improved digital engineering and construction workflows. "Virgin Hyperloop One is pushing the boundaries of transportation efficiency," said Josh Giegel, Co- Founder and Chief Technol...
Joe Williams
October 9, 2019
Business Insider
Amazon makes employees write a press release on a final product before starting development. That process forces engineers to think like the customer.
Connie Loizos
September 17, 2019
TechCrunch
Fieldwire, which makes task management software for construction teams that helps organize everyone involved in a project so things don't fall through the figurative (or literal) cracks, has raised $33.5 million in Series C funding led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Brick & Mortar Ventures, Hilti Group, and Formation 8. It isn't a huge [...]
Peter Sayer
August 21, 2019
CIO
To handle demand for support from a growing workforce without adding helpdesk staff, CIO Prakash Kota has brought in a bot take over some of the busy-work.
Autodesk, Inc.
August 27, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2020. All...
May 20, 2019
WebWire
Arris Composites, the pioneer of next-gen composites for mass market applications, today announced it closed $10 million in Series A funding, led by NEA. Arris has spent the past two years in stealth developing the ultimate metal replacement -- continuous carbon fiber composites -- that can be combined with metals, plastics, wires, and other materials for aerospace, automotive, and consumer products. High-volume manufacturing today has largely remained unchanged throughout the past several...
DLT Solutions
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HERNDON, Va., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- DLT Solutions, the premier government solutions aggregator, announced today its new position as Autodesk's Master...
Jonathan Shieber
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TechCrunch
Procore Technologies, a provider of software to manage construction projects, is now worth $3 billion thanks to a new $75 million round of funding led by Tiger Global Management. The new funding shows just how completely software has eaten the world. Once considered an industry that was too analog ...
Ron Miller
November 20, 2018
TechCrunch
Autodesk announced plans to acquire PlanGrid for $875 million today. The San Francisco startup helped move blueprints from paper to the iPad when it launched in 2011. This digitization of construction fits with Autodesk's vision of digitizing design in general, and CEO Andrew Anagnost certain...

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