WeRide Overview

  • Founded
  • 2017

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 800

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Corporate

  • Investors
  • 41

WeRide General Information


Developer of fully autonomous vehicles designed to deliver a safe, robust and convenient MaaS (Mobility as a Service) to the public. The company's vehicles use deep learning to deliver full automation that operates without human intervention by using a combination of LiDAR, cameras and radar sensors along with artificial intelligence to perceive the driving environment, enabling users to navigate the quickest and safest path to the final destination.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Automation/Workflow Software
Primary Office
  • 21st Floor, Tower A, Guanzhou Life Science Center
  • International Bio Island, Haizhu District
  • Guangzhou, Guangdong 510000
  • China

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WeRide Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
13. Corporate 25-May-2022 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
12. Later Stage VC (Series D) 19-Jan-2022 00000 00.000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Later Stage VC (Series C) 13-May-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Early Stage VC (Series B2) 14-Jan-2021 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Early Stage VC (Series B1) 01-Jan-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Early Stage VC (Series B) 23-Dec-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-May-2020 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Secondary Transaction - Private 30-Apr-2020 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series A1) 04-Jan-2019 $237M Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Nov-2018 $150M $237M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
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WeRide Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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800 As of 2021
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WeRide Competitors (24)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Seoul Robotics Venture Capital-Backed Seoul, South Korea 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Beijing, China 000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
000000000.00 Venture Capital-Backed Shenzhen, China 00000 0000000000 0 00000
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Beijing, China 00 00000 00000000000 00000
0000000 00 Venture Capital-Backed Burlingame, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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WeRide Patents

WeRide Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20220075072-A1 Automatic lidar performance monitoring and maintenance for autonomous driving Pending 09-Sep-2020 00000000000
US-20210208259-A1 Method and device of noise filtering for lidar devices Pending 02-Jan-2020 0000000000 0
US-20210114625-A1 System and method for autonomous collision avoidance Pending 18-Oct-2019 000000000 0
US-20210048532-A1 Optical system, method and apparatus for diagnosing the same Pending 16-Aug-2019 0000000000
US-20210018596-A1 Method and device for identifying objects detected by a lidar device Pending 21-Jul-2019 G01S17/89
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WeRide Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Xu Han Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Executive Orffice
Li Zhang Chief Operating Officer
Yan Li Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Anna Xu Investor Relations
Dian Kang Ph.D Advisor
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WeRide Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
Duane Kuang Qiming Venture Partners Board Member 000 0000
Jeffrey Herbst JD NVIDIA GPU Ventures Board Observer 000 0000
Lei Qi Self Board Observer 000 0000
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WeRide Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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WeRide Investors (41)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
China-Arab Investment Funds PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Guangzhou Automobile Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Momentum (Singapore) Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Robert Bosch Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The Carlyle Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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WeRide Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000 00000000 25-Apr-2022 00000 0000 00000 Automotive
00000 (00000) 26-Jun-2021 0000000000 Road
WeRide RoboTaxi 07-Aug-2019 Joint Venture Automotive
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WeRide Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
WeRide RoboTaxi Automotive Guangzhou, China 2019
00000 (00000) Road Jinjiang, China 0000
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