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Ghost raises $100M Series D for autonomous driving and crash prevention tech

Autonomous driving system developer Ghost Locomotion has raised a $100 million Series D funding round, led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Returning investor Founders Fund also participated in the round, along with Coatue. The money will be used toward R&D as the company continues to develop its highway self-driving and crash prevention technology. Ghost has been […]

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Extra Crunch roundup: TC Mobility recaps, Nubank EC-1, farewell to browser cookies

What, exactly, are investors looking for? Early-stage founders, usually first-timers, often tie themselves in knots as they try to project the qualities they hope investors are seeking. In reality, few entrepreneurs have the acting skills required to convince someone that they’re patient, dedicated or hard-working. Johan Brenner, general partner at Creandum, was an early backer […]

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Light is the key to long-range, fully autonomous EVs

Nick Harris Contributor Share on Twitter Nick Harris is a scientist, engineer, and the founder and CEO of Lightmatter, which manufactures photonic processors. Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) hold immense promise. At times, the headlines about the autonomous vehicle (AV) industry seem ominous, with a focus on accidents, regulation or company valuations that some find […]

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