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Aeye

Aeye

AEye Inc is a provider of intelligent, next-generation, adaptive LiDAR for vehicle autonomy, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), and robotic vision applications. Its iDAR (Intelligent Detection and Ranging) system leverages biomimicry and principles from automated targeting applications used by the military to scan the environment, intelligently focusing on what matters, enabling faster, more accurate, and more reliable perception. iDAR is the software configurable LiDAR with integrated deterministic artificial intelligence, delivering industry- leading performance in range, resolution, and speed. Geographically it serves Germany, Asia, and other European countries whilst earning key revenue from domestic sales in the US.

  • Round Partnered: Series A
  • Fund: Prior Investments
  • Clear Partner(s): Vijay Reddy
  • Status: IPO
  • Ticker Symbol: LIDR

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Four of the companies our team co-founded produced over $1.7 billion of market cap from 2 IPOs and 2 acquisitions.

We have funded over 90 companies, 90% as the first investors, and have had 48 exits valued at $93B from 11 IPOs, and 37 acquisitions.

Before we became VCs, we had already founded 5 successful companies.

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