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Velodyne LiDAR

Velodyne LiDAR

Velodyne LiDAR is a technology company that manufactures sensor products and real-time LiDAR sensors

Velodyne LiDAR is a San Jose, California-based company that manufactures lidar (light detection and ranging) sensor products. Lidar applications include Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicle systems, mapping, drones, robotics, smart cities, and security. The company was founded in 1983 by David Hall, who invented 3D Lidar in 2005.

Timeline

July 19, 2021
Velodyne Lidar CEO Anand Gopalan resigns from the position.
October 23, 2019
Velodyne LiDAR raises a $50,000,000 corporate funding round from Hyundai Mobis.
December 22, 2018
Velodyne LiDAR raises a $25,000,000 corporate funding round from Nikon.
August 16, 2016
Velodyne LiDAR raises a $150,000,000 corporate funding round from Baidu and Ford Motor Company.
January 1, 1983
Velodyne LiDAR raises a $200,000 seed round.

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Rebecca Bellan
August 6, 2021
TechCrunch
Velodyne Lidar, the sensor company that went public a year ago when it merged with special purpose acquisition company Graf Industrial Corp., reported its second quarter earnings Thursday, results that show a company spending more to find new customers for its products while grappling with an increasingly expensive internal drama. Just a few weeks ago, [...]
Kirsten Korosec
July 19, 2021
TechCrunch
Velodyne Lidar CEO Anand Gopalan is leaving the lidar company at the end of July as the sensor supplier continues to struggle with internal drama. Gopalan, who was previously CTO, is leaving the top leadership position after about a year and a half on the job. Velodyne said Monday in a statement that a team [...]
Technavio
May 31, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The automotive LiDAR sensors market is set to grow by USD 318.57 million, progressing at a CAGR of almost 17% during 2021-2025. The report...
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
May 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have...
Rosen Law Firm, P.A.
May 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW)...
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