Helm.ai is a next generation AI for autonomous driving.

Helm.ai is creating software that tries to understand sensor data as well as a human would, in order to be able to drive.

Helm.ai was founded in 2016 by Tudor Achim and Vladislav Voroninski. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.


Helm.ai has developed software that can skip those steps, which expedites the timeline and reduces costs. The startup uses an unsupervised learning approach to develop software that can train neural networks without the need for large-scale fleet data, simulation or annotation.


Helm.ai has raised $13M in a Seed round on Mar 26, 2020. The financing was backed by A.Capital Ventures, Amplo, Binnacle Partners, Sound Ventures,  Fontinalis Partners,SV Angel and several other angel investors.


Helm.ai was the winner of the Most Innovative Use of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in the Development of Autonomous Vehicles & Respective Technologies, and the Overall Community Choice Award at Tech.AD in 2019.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $13M over 1 Round (Funding Type: Seed- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Menlo Park
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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