Horizon Robotics

Horizon Robotics

Horizon Robotics is a China based company that develops AI semiconductors for autonomous vehicles, "smart" cities, and robotics.

Horizon Robotics is a developer of artificial intelligence systems on semiconductors for edge computing applications, including in the transportation safety, driving experience, and development of autonomous vehicles.

Timeline

February 8, 2021
Horizon Robotics raises a $350,000,000 series C round from Great Wall Motors, Dongfeng Motor Company, BYD Company and Changjiang Ev.
January 7, 2021
Horizon Robotics raises a $400,000,000 series C round from Baillie Gifford, SDHS, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited and YF Capital.
December 1, 2020
Horizon Robotics raises a $150,000,000 series C round from KTB Network, Hillhouse Capital Group, Capital Today, Guotai Junan Securities and 5Y Capital.
February 27, 2019
Series B

$600m Series B. Lead investors include SK China and SK Hynix. Other investors include CMBC Capital, CSOBAR Fund, and Oceanpine Capital. This round brought valuation to $3b.

February 2019
Horizon Robotics raises a $600,000,000 series B round from SK Hynix, CITIC Securities One-Belt-One-Road, China Oceanwide Holdings Group and Minsheng Capital.
October 20, 2017
Horizon Robotics raises a $100,000,000 series A round from Intel Capital, 5Y Capital, Hillhouse Capital Group, Harvest Investments and Wu Capital.
October 2017
Series A

$100m Series A led by Intel Capital.

February 17, 2016
Horizon Robotics raises a $300,000 seed round from ZhenFund.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Horizon Robotics funding round, February 2019
600,000,000
February 2019
8 Results
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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Yu Kai

Founder and CEO

Further reading

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China's Horizon Robotics Raises Outsized $600M Series B At $3B Valuation

Web

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Companies

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News

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Author
Date
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Description
Jill Shen
February 23, 2021
TechNode
SAIC is among a list of state-backed automotive majors shifting towards startup chipmaker Horizon Robotics as a domestic substitute for global suppliers.
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February 8, 2021
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February 5, 2021
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The Pulse of New York Tech
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December 22, 2020
TechCrunch
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Rita Liao
December 22, 2020
TechCrunch
In their rush to offer alternatives to advanced western chipsets, Chinese semiconductor companies are racking up large fundings from investors. Horizon Robotics, a five-year-old unicorn specializing in AI chips for robots and autonomous vehicles, announced Tuesday that it has secured $150 million in funding. The proceeds are the first close of an over $700 million [...]

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