Luminar Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 350
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Reverse Merger
  • (Announced)
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $400M
Latest Deal Amount

Luminar General Information

Description

Developer of an autonomous vehicle sensor device intended to make self-driving safe and ubiquitous. The company rebuilds the lidar and perception platform from the chip-level up to meet the industry's stringent performance, safety, and economic requirements, thereby providing long-range, high-resolution lidar, and perception to enable safe autonomous transportation.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Road
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Automotive
Electrical Equipment
Primary Office
  • 12601 Research Parkway
  • Orlando, FL 32826
  • United States
+1 (407) 000-0000

Luminar Timeline

2017201820192020
Financing RoundFinancing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Luminar Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Reverse Merger 24-Aug-2020 $400M 00000 00.00 Announced Generating Revenue
6. Corporate 30-Oct-2020 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 08-Sep-2020 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 24-Jun-2019 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 14-Jun-2018 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Debt - General 01-Sep-2017 $36M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round 01-Sep-2016 $36M $36M Completed Startup
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Luminar Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Luminar Competitors (25)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
AEye Venture Capital-Backed Dublin, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
0000000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Boston, MA 000 000.00 000000000 - 000.00
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Guangzhou, China 000 00000 00000000000 00000
000000000 00000000 Formerly VC-backed Cedar Park, TX 000 000 000000000 000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Palo Alto, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Luminar Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Austin Russell Co-Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Jason Eichenholz Ph.D Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Michael Beer Senior Director of Financial Strategy
Nicole Phelan Chief of Staff & Vice President, Communications
Scott Faris Chief Business Officer
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Luminar Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
Alec Gores Gores Metropoulos Board Member 000 0000
Austin Russell Luminar Co-Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member 000 0000
Benjamin Kortlang Self Board Member 000 0000
Matthew Simoncini Self Board Member 000 0000
Scott McGregor Self Board Member 000 0000
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Luminar Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Luminar Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 00000000000 24-Aug-2020 000000000000000000 Other Capital Markets/Institutions 000000 0000000
Black Forest Engineering 12-Apr-2018 Merger/Acquisition Electronic Components 000000 0000000
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