LiDAR

Velodyne Lidar – The First LiDAR Pure Play Stock

About four years ago, we first discussed a technology called LiDAR, and in that piece we talked about a startup called Velodyne whose LiDAR products were being used in 25 different self-driving car programs at the time. Today, Velodyne has emerged as a leader in the LiDAR space having advanced surprisingly far in just under […]

Some Companies Working on Autonomous Boats

If you’ve ever taken a cruise, you know that it’s nothing like The Love Boat, a TV series from the 1970s and 1980s where people with bad hair hook up and get sunburned while sipping overpriced cocktails. OK, maybe the show was exactly like going on a real cruise. (We always thought it was amazing […]

5 Startups Doing HD Mapping for Autonomous Vehicles

Not all those who wander are lost. You’ve probably seen that cliché on countless T-shirts and bumper stickers, mostly from people who need new credit because they couldn’t find their way to a real job after majoring in postmodern deconstructionist design theory. While some great adventures can be had – when you accidentally stumble into […]

9 Startups Developing LiDAR Sensors for Cars

Everyone’s an armchair company leadership expert on Twitter these days, and no company has been given as much free leadership advice as Uber. From an investor’s perspective, one of Uber’s biggest problems is that there are no barriers to entry in the ride-sharing business. Uber has no real intellectual property that prevents anyone from offering a similar ride-sharing […]