Waymo (formerly known as the Google Self-Driving Car Project) was founded in 2009 by Anthony Levandowski and Sebastian Thrun. The company has not publicly endorsed plans to participate in an IPO.
Waymo, a subsidiary of Alphabet, is working to develop autonomous driving technology. The company currently operates a taxi service of self-driving cars in San Francisco, CA, and Phoenix, AZ. Waymo has worked closely with a number of automotive manufacturers, including Mercedes-Benz, Nissan-Renault, and Volvo. The company has raised more than $5.5 billion in venture capital funding. A $2.5 billion funding round in June 2021 included investors such as Alphabet, Andreessen Horowitz, AutoNation, T. Rowe Price, Silver Lake, and Tiger Global. In 2020 the company was valued at $30 billion.
These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.
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The stock price for Waymo will be known as it becomes public. Here are similar public companies: Tesla (NAS: TSLA), Rivian (NAS: RIVN), Ford (NYS: F), Uber (NYS: UBER), Lyft (NAS: LYFT).
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