Stanford-founded autonomous driving spinout Drive.ai has been swept up by Apple, which will look to reinforce its self-driving unit with the company's assets and employees.
Booster, a fuel delivery service backed by Stanford-StartX Fund, has collected $56m in series C funding from investors including Enterprise Holdings and Total.
CMU's Edge Case Research has raised capital from Ansys, Lockheed Martin and Liberty Mutual to use AI for solving complex safety issues in autonomous technologies.
Lidar technology developer Sense Photonics has emerged from stealth with $26m in series A funding from investors co-led by the UC-backed Congruent Ventures.
Stanford-StartX Fund joined others including Total Energy Ventures, Samsung Next and RATP Dev to back public transit management software publisher Swiftly.
Stanford-StartX Fund-backed Firefly has raised $30m from investors including GV, with the capital earmarked for expansion in regional markets including New York City.