PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has recognized DeepMap Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer James Wu as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2019 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Wu as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event.
Founded in 2016, DeepMap's mission is to accelerate safe autonomy by providing the world's best autonomous mapping and localization solutions.
"I am humbled to accept this award on behalf of DeepMap. This honor reflects the dedication and hard work of our entire company," said Wu. "We are united in our desire to make the world a safer place."
"True innovation is built from a diversity of perspectives and experiences," said David M. Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs. "Our Builders + Innovators Summit brings together a collective of impressive future leaders who are striving to drive meaningful change. For 150 years, Goldman Sachs has supported entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. That's why we are pleased to recognize James Wu as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2019."
In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics, and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
DeepMap's mission is to accelerate safe autonomy by providing the world's best autonomous mapping and localization solutions. DeepMap delivers the technology necessary for self-driving vehicles to navigate in a complex and unpredictable environment. The company addresses three important elements: precise high-definition mapping, ultra-accurate real-time localization, and the serving infrastructure to support massive global scaling. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., with offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, China. For more information, see www.deepmap.ai.
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