GCV Symposium 2017
Skip Content

17 August 2016

Velodyne charts $150m from Ford and Baidu

The corporates have made strategic investments in the 3D sensor and mapping technology producer, as they continue development of their individual driverless cars.

Author: Robert Lavine, News Editor

Automotive manufacturer Ford and internet company Baidu combined yesterday to jointly invest $150m in Veldoyne Lidar, a US-based producer of light, detection and ranging (lidar) 3D mapping technology.

Subscribe now

Latest Magazine

Global Corporate Venturing Academy

Editor’s picks

Most popular


23 May 2017

GCV Symposium 2017 - London

Join 400+ business leaders from the corporate venturing and wider high growth business ecosystem for the two-day 2017 GCV Symposium.

11 April 2017

Canadian Corporate Innovation Summit 2017

April 11 to 13, 2017 at the Fairmont Royal York in Downtown Toronto.

23 April 2017

UniVenture Visions 2017 Symposium – Hong Kong

The Coller Institute of Venture and the AUTM Asia 2017 Conference have announced UniVenture Visions, an exclusive symposium that shall trigger the thinking and discussion necessary to evolve research universities…

More events