We mined Autodesk's acquisitions, investments, and partnerships to discern the company's strategic priorities.
Autodesk has grown into a leading multinational design software firm, especially in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, reaching $4.4B in annual revenue in 2022.
However, this industry is rapidly changing as new technologies enter the mainstream, from 3D printing to augmented & virtual reality (AR/VR), forcing incumbents like Autodesk to adapt.
Autodesk is remaining aggressive by investing in and acquiring startups as well as developing partnerships with leading firms across the space. These moves are ultimately helping the engineering software leader expand upon its strong foundation in preparation for an increasingly digital future.
Using CB Insights data, we uncovered the 5 most important strategic priorities highlighted by Autodesk’s recent acquisitions, investments, and partnerships. We then categorized companies by their business relationships with Autodesk across these priorities.
- 3D printing & CNC machining
- Digital media & entertainment
- Engineering technologies
- Manufacturing solutions
- Project management