2. Waymo $2.3B
Month of Funding: March
Description: Mountain View-based Waymo improves transportation by developing self-driving technology developed in Google’s labs. Founded by Anthony Levandowski in 2009, Waymo has now raised a total of $2.3B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Andreessen Horowitz, Silver Lake Partners, Alphabet, Magna International, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
Investors in the round: Alphabet, Andreessen Horowitz, AutoNation, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Magna International, Mubadala Capital | Ventures Europe, Mubadala Capital | Ventures US, Silver Lake Partners
Industry: Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, Sensor, Transportation
Founders: Anthony Levandowski
Founding year: 2009
Location: Mountain View
Total equity funding raised: $2.3B
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