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Light

725 Shasta St.
Redwood City, CA 94063
USA
(650) 257-8100
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: David Grannan (9/30/2013)
Finance: Tom Barone (9/30/2016)
Technology: Harish Sarma (1/31/2017); Prashant Velagaleti (5/31/2014) ; Rajiv Laroia (3/31/2013)
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Bruce Sachs (CRV) Bob Goodman (Bessemer Partners Partner) Paul E. Jacobs (Qualcomm)
Company

Business description: Light is a depth-sensing and perception technology company focused on providing automobiles with the ability to see like humans. We believe that human-like vision is the key to levels three, four and five autonomy and automobiles being able to navigate the driving environment accurately and safely. Light is pioneering a real-time 3D depth perception platform that will enable vehicles to see like humans. Light's 3D depth perception platform will redefine how automobiles perceive the driving environment. Using our breakthrough innovations in multi-view stereo and hybrid signal processing, Light's sensing technology will provide incredibly rich, accurate, and reliable depth at a higher resolution, and, in real-time.
Capital

Rounds: 4
Capital raised: 185.7M
Last Round: 121.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Bessemer Venture PartnersCRV GV Formation 8 Tuesday Capital;  StepStone Group Eclipse VenturesSoftBank Vision Fund
Corporate investors: Leica Camera

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Overview
Record updated: Jun 2020
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2013
Headcount: 101-150 as of Jul 2018
Rounds: 4
Capital Raised: 185.7M
Last Round: 121.0M
Ownership: Private