Autodesk

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 17, 2020

Autodesk acquires Spacemaker, AI software for urban development, for $240M.

November 12, 2020

Autodesk Announces the departure of Scott Herren, the company's senior vice president and chief financial officer.

November 20, 2018

Autodesk announces plans to acquire PlanGrid for $875 million.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Autodesk Series A round
6,000,000
July 23, 2007
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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

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Walter Thompson
November 20, 2020
TechCrunch
DoorDash, Affirm, Roblox, Airbnb, C3.ai and Wish all filed to go public in recent days, which means some venture capitalists are having the best week of their lives. Tech companies that go public capture our imagination because they are literal happy endings. An Initial Public Offering is the promised land for startup pilgrims who may [...]
Steve O'Hear
November 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Autodesk, the U.S. publicly listed software and services company that targets engineering and design industries, acquired Norway's Spacemaker this week. The startup has developed AI-supported software for urban development, something Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost broadly calls generative design. The price of the acquisition is $240 million in a mostly all-cash deal. Spacemaker's VC backers included [...]
Steve O'Hear
November 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Autodesk, the U.S. publicly listed software and services company that targets engineering and design industries, acquired Norway's Spacemaker this week. The startup has developed AI-supported software for urban development, something Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost broadly calls generative design. The price of the acquisition is $240 million in a mostly all-cash deal. Spacemaker's VC backers included [...]
Walter Thompson
November 17, 2020
TechCrunch
As one of the least digitized sectors of our economy, construction is ripe for technology disruption.
FinSMEs
November 17, 2020
FinSMEs
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Steve O'Hear
November 17, 2020
TechCrunch
Autodesk, the U.S. publicly listed software and services company that targets engineering and design industries, has acquired Norway's Spacemaker, a startup that has developed AI-supported software for urban development. The price of the acquisition is $240 million in a mostly all-cash deal. Spacemaker's VC backers include European firms Atomico and Northzone, which co-led the company's [...]
Steve O'Hear
November 17, 2020
TechCrunch
Autodesk, the U.S. publicly listed software and services company that targets engineering and design industries, has acquired Norway's Spacemaker, a startup that has developed AI-supported software for urban development. The price of the acquisition is $240 million in a mostly all-cash deal. Spacemaker's VC backers include European firms Atomico and Northzone, which co-led the company's [...]
The Big 5
November 16, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- As the world is preparing for the next normal, so does construction. Today, construction leaders are tasked with not only navigating through an...
Autodesk, Inc.
November 12, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) today announced the departure of Scott Herren, the company's senior vice president and chief financial officer....
Eagle Point Software
November 12, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Point Software's Pinnacle Series has been officially named an Autodesk® Authorized Publisher. Pinnacle Series is now a part of an...
Mike Butcher
August 5, 2020
TechCrunch
How and when should startup founders think about the "exit"? It's the perennial question in tech entrepreneurialism, but the how's and when's are questions to which there are a multitude of answers. For one thing, new founders often forget that the terms of the exit may not eventually be entirely in their control. There's the [...]
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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