WeRide Overview

  • Founded
  • 2017
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 200
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B2
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $64M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 25

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
Primary Office
  • 21st Floor, Tower A, Guanzhou Life Science Innovation Center
  • No. 51 Xingji No.1 Road, Guangzhou International Biotech Island
  • Guangzhou, Guangdong
  • China

WeRide Timeline

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WeRide Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Early Stage VC (Series B2) 14-Jan-2021 $64M 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 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Nov-2018 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Seed Round 26-Sep-2017 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 14-Sep-2017 $52M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 05-Apr-2017 Completed Startup
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WeRide Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Guangzhou, China
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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WeRide Competitors (21)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
FiveAI Venture Capital-Backed Bristol, United Kingdom 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
000 00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Ann Arbor, MI 00 000.00 000000000 - 000.00
00000 000000 Venture Capital-Backed Chandler, AZ 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
0000000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Boston, MA 000 000.00 000000000 - 000.00
000000 (0000000000 Private Equity-Backed San Francisco, CA 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
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WeRide Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Xu Han Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Li Zhang Chief Operating Officer
Yan Li Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Dian Kang Ph.D Business Advisor
Takeo Kanade Ph.D Technical Advisor
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WeRide Board Members (3)

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

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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WeRide Investors (25)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
China Media Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Guangdong Hengjian Investment Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Tryin Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Zhuhai Huajin Capital Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Company Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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WeRide Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
000000 00000000 Automotive Guangzhou, China 0000
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