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Founded Year



Series C | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$135M | 2 mos ago

About Echodyne

Echodyne is applying the physics of metamaterials to deliver radar vision, a combination of high-performance agile imaging radar hardware with computer vision-like software for classification, recognition, and perception. Echodyne's patented technology, called MESA (Metamaterial Electronically Scanning Array), operates like phased-array radars electronically steering a high-resolution spot beam instantly around the field of view with no moving parts. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Kirkland Washinhgton.

Echodyne Headquarter Location

12112 115th Ave NE Suite A

Kirkland, Washington, 98034,

United States


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Transportation & Logistics / Automotive Tech

Radar sensors help autonomous vehicles detect an oncoming object’s distance, range, and velocity by sending out radio waves. The bulk of companies developing automotive radar are also focused on adjacent applications, such as radar for surveillance and aerial vehicles.

Echodyne named as Leader among 10 other companies, including Metawave, Oculii, and ChuHang Tech.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Echodyne in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Jan 27, 2021.

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Echodyne Patents

Echodyne has filed 11 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Antennas (radio)
  • Radar
  • Radio frequency antenna types
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Sensors, Total solar eclipses, Radar, Antennas (radio), Transcription factors


Application Date


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Related Topics

Sensors, Total solar eclipses, Radar, Antennas (radio), Transcription factors



Latest Echodyne News

Echodyne radar venture flies higher with $135M funding round led by Bill Gates and Baillie Gifford

Jun 21, 2022

“It’s the hockey stick on the raise, and we hope it’s the hockey stick on the growth of the company,” Frankenberg told GeekWire.Frankenberg’s company focuses on compact radar systems that can track drones and other aircraft, or can be installed on drones or autonomous vehicles. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle)“We like to outsource what is easy to outsource,” Tom Driscoll, Echodyne’s co-founder and chief technology officer, explained during the tour. (Echodyne Photo)Echodyne’s radar system is the gray box mounted on the wing of an AATI AiRanger drone. (AATI Photo)Further down the line, Echodyne’s radar systems could be used to help guide autonomous ground vehicles. Disclaimer: This story is auto-aggregated & summarized by a computer program and has not been created by StartupAround.

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Echodyne Rank

  • When was Echodyne founded?

    Echodyne was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Echodyne's headquarters?

    Echodyne's headquarters is located at 12112 115th Ave NE, Kirkland.

  • What is Echodyne's latest funding round?

    Echodyne's latest funding round is Series C.

  • How much did Echodyne raise?

    Echodyne raised a total of $202.2M.

  • Who are the investors of Echodyne?

    Investors of Echodyne include Cercano Management, Madrona Venture Group, Bill Gates, New Enterprise Associates, Vanedge Capital and 11 more.

  • Who are Echodyne's competitors?

    Competitors of Echodyne include Autoroad, Metawave, Zvision, ChuHang Tech, Zendar and 7 more.

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