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.
September 2, 2010
Autodesk raises a $6,000,000 series B round from GrandBanks Capital, Autodesk and Commonwealth Capital Ventures.
August 1, 2008
Autodesk raises a $800,000 seed round.
July 23, 2007
Autodesk raises a $6,000,000 series A round from GrandBanks Capital, Commonwealth Capital Ventures and CommonAngels.
January 3, 2006
Autodesk raises a $3,000,000 series B round from Innovacom.
1982
Autodesk was founded by John Walker.

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
Autodesk, Inc.
February 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Innovyze, Inc., a global...
Sponsor Post
January 25, 2021
Business Insider
Automation is altering the way we work and learn. In response to this trend, Autodesk has created a multi-layered model, Tools, Skills, and Mindsets.
Robin Wauters
January 15, 2021
Tech.eu
Oqton, a young 'Industry 4.0' company started by a duo of former Autodesk executives, has secured more than $40 million in Series A funding in a round led by B2B software investment firm Fortino Capital, PMV and multinational engineering group Sandvik. Based in Belgium and the US, Oqton says the fresh cash will be used [...]
Brand Post
December 16, 2020
CIO
The emergence of COVID-19 turned millions of employees into remote workers and introduced a host of business demands and challenges. Companies such as Autodesk that had already embarked on cloud-based strategies have been better able to navigate within today's "new normal."
Mara Leighton
December 3, 2020
Business Insider
Pick up data science, IT, or cloud technology skills and certificates from top companies like Google, Amazon, IBM, Facebook, and Goldman Sachs.
Autodesk, Inc.
November 24, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Oslo, Norway-based Spacemaker for $240 million net of cash,...
Autodesk, Inc.
November 24, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2021. All growth rates are compared to the third...
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.
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