Civil Maps Closes Seed Funding Round Led by Ford, Motus Ventures

$6.6M Investment Will Accelerate Deployment of 3D Mapping Technologies for Fully Autonomous Vehicles ALBANY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Civil Maps, provider of 3D mapping technology for fully autonomous vehicles, today announced it raised a $6.6 million seed funding round. The round was led by Motus Ventures and includes investment from Ford Motor Company, Wicklow Capital, StartX Stanford and Yahoo cofounder Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures. Civil Maps’ mission is to make it possible for fully autonomous vehicles (SAE Levels 4-5) to drive anywhere smoothly and safely. Through artificial intelligence and vehicle-based local processing, Civil Maps converts sensor data into meaningful map information built specifically to direct fully autonomous vehicles. The company will use the seed investment to accelerate product development and deployment with a number of leading automotive companies and technology partners. “Civil…


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