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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.

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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)...
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP
April 28, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP ("GPM") reminds investors of the upcoming May 3, 2021 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action...
Pomerantz LLP
April 27, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Velodyne Lidar, Inc. ("Velodyne" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VLDR;...
Pomerantz LLP
April 20, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Velodyne Lidar, Inc. ("Velodyne" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VLDR;...
Rosen Law Firm, P.A.
April 17, 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)...
Pomerantz LLP
April 13, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Velodyne Lidar, Inc. ("Velodyne" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VLDR;...
Ansys
April 12, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- / Key Highlights Ansys and Velodyne are developing highly accurate physics-based models of Velodyne's lidar sensor to detect and track driving...
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP
March 10, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP reminds investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against...
The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz, Los Angeles
March 9, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or...
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
www.prnewswire.com:443
/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
www.prnewswire.com:443
/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.
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