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

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 Ford Motor Company and Baidu.
January 1, 1983
Velodyne LiDAR raises a $200,000 seed round.

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Velodyne LiDAR funding round, August 2016
150,000,000
August 16, 2016
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Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP
March 6, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States...
THE ROSEN LAW FIRM, P.A.
March 4, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the...
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
March 3, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- Bernstein Liebhard, a nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud claims on behalf of...
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP
February 25, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP is currently investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws on behalf of...
Pomerantz LLP
February 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. ("Velodyne Lidar" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VLDR). Such...
Kirsten Korosec
February 17, 2021
TechCrunch
Aeye, a lidar startup that developed its technology for use in autonomous vehicles as well as to support advanced driver assistance systems in passenger cars, is going public through a merger with CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III that will value the company at $2 billion. The agreement marks the latest lidar company to turn to [...]
Matthew Fox
December 22, 2020
markets.businessinsider.com
A self-driving car company that doesn't rely on lidar sensor technology is Tesla, which instead utilizes external cameras and artificial intelligence.
Kirsten Korosec
July 2, 2020
TechCrunch
Velodyne Lidar, the leading supplier of a sensor widely considered critical to the commercial deployment of autonomous vehicles, said Thursday it has struck a deal to merge with special-purpose acquisition company Graf Industrial Corp., with a market value of $1.8 billion. The company said it able to raise $150 million in private investment in public [...]
Cade Metz and Erin Griffith
May 12, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Perfecting the technology has taken longer than expected. The coronavirus pandemic has made it even more difficult.
Reuters Editorial
June 22, 2019
U.S.
Autonomous vehicle technology company Velodyne Lidar has hired bankers for an initial public offering, Business Insider reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar with the process.
Tier IV, Inc.
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TOKYO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tier IV, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of the Autoware Foundation, an open alliance for autonomous driving...

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