Saildrone Revenue and Competitors



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Estimated Revenue & Valuation

  • Saildrone's estimated annual revenue is currently $37.3M per year.(i)
  • Saildrone received $60.0M in venture funding in May 2018.
  • Saildrone's estimated revenue per employee is $155,875
  • Saildrone's total funding is $189.5M.

Employee Data

  • Saildrone has 239 Employees.(i)
  • Saildrone grew their employee count by 26% last year.
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Saildrone designs and manufactures wind and solar powered autonomous surface vehicles called Saildrones, which make cost-effective ocean data collection possible at scale. We are building the world's largest high resolution ocean datasets, working with governments and private companies around the globe. We believe that better inputs in planetary models in turn yield better outputs and that the new insights gained in weather forecasting, carbon cycling, global fishing and climate change will have tremendous impact on humanity. Saildrone's patented wing technology was born from 10 years of R&D in pursuit of the land speed record. The company is headquartered in Alameda, California and is backed by Horizons Ventures, Social Capital, Lux Capital, The Capricorn Investment Group, Exor Seeds and The Schmidt Family Foundation.



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Saildrone News

2022-04-17 - Siemens Cloud-Based Digital Twin Used by Saildrone and ...

Applications of Siemens digital twin technologies by two startups—Saildrone and Nemo's Garden—demonstrate how the delivery of advanced...

2022-04-06 - Saildrone Founder & CEO Richard Jenkins Recognized with ...

Since Saildrone's inception, we have worked tirelessly to provide ... Saildrones are a paradigm shift in autonomous maritime capability,”...

2022-03-22 - Saildrone Ocean Mapping Headquarters opens in St. Pete

Saildrones are wind and solar-powered autonomous surface vehicles which make cost-effective ocean data collection possible at scale. The company...

2021-10-18 - Saildrone Raises $100M in Series C Funding

Saildrone, an Alameda, Calif.-based provider of ocean data, ocean mapping, and maritime intelligence solutions, closed its $100M Series C funding round, bringing the total raised to date to $190M. The round was led by Bond with participation from new investors XN, Standard Investments, Emerson ...

2021-10-18 - Saildrone catches a $100M C breeze to build more robo-boats

The ocean economy is growing in importance, and with it grows the need to map, understand and track the ocean itself. Saildrone has been doing just that with its fleet of autonomous science vessels, and the company has now raised a massive $100 million round C to pursue its ro-boat aspirations f ...

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Saildrone Funding

DateAmountRoundLead InvestorsReference
2016-09-06$14.0MASocial CapitalArticle
2018-05-16$60.0MBHorizons VenturesArticle