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Ouster is a company providing high-resolution lidar sensors. It builds digital lidar sensors and perception tools for engineers, roboticists, and researchers.
TypePublic
Founded2011
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteouster.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)160(+29%)
Job Openings30
Revenue (FY, 2020)$18.9 M(+66%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$7.5
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Ouster

Angus Pacala

Angus Pacala

Co-Founder, CEO, Diector
Mark Frichtl

Mark Frichtl

CTO and Co-Founder
Anna Brunelle

Anna Brunelle

CFO
Nathan Dickerman

Nathan Dickerman

President of Field Operations
Myra Pasek

Myra Pasek

General Counsel
Darien Spencer

Darien Spencer

EVP of Global Operations
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Ouster Office Locations

Ouster has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
350 Treat Ave, San Francisco
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Ouster Financials and Metrics

Ouster Revenue

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Ouster's revenue was reported to be $18.9 m in FY, 2020 which is a 65.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

7.4m

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

1.9m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

25.7%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

(32.0m)

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

(21.4m)

Market capitalization (23-Sept-2021)

1.2b

Closing stock price (23-Sept-2021)

7.5

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

240.1m

EV

984.9m
Ouster's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.3m11.4m18.9m

Revenue growth, %

749%66%

Cost of goods sold

3.5m17.4m17.4m

Gross profit

(2.2m)(6.0m)1.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

2.3m4.3m6.6m7.4m

Cost of goods sold

4.2m3.9m4.9m5.5m

Gross profit

(1.9m)393.0k1.7m1.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

(83%)9%26%26%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

13.4m16.8m11.4m

Accounts Receivable

502.0k937.0k2.3m

Inventories

1.8m2.5m4.8m

Current Assets

17.3m21.5m21.2m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

18.4m257.2m240.1m

Accounts Receivable

3.0m2.5m4.7m

Inventories

5.4m5.3m4.7m

Current Assets

28.0m269.3m256.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(32.8m)(51.7m)(106.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1m2.0m3.7m

Inventories

(3.5m)(5.4m)(3.1m)

Accounts Payable

974.0k2.1m144.0k
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

(31.8m)(18.7m)(30.0m)(49.6m)(21.0m)(53.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8m822.0k1.7m2.7m1.1m2.3m

Inventories

(7.8m)(3.0m)(2.9m)(1.4m)(476.0k)(48.0k)

Accounts Payable

3.0m590.0k(831.0k)(625.0k)(1.0k)(3.3m)
USDFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

-0.6 x

Debt/Assets

1.1 x

Financial Leverage

-0.5 x
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Ouster Operating Metrics

Ouster's Customers was reported to be 800 in Sep, 2020.
Sep, 2020

Customers

800

Markets

15
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Ouster Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Ouster Technologies, Inc.

Ouster Revenue Breakdown

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Ouster revenue breakdown by business segment: 89.3% from Product Revenue and 10.7% from Service Revenue

Ouster revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 44.1% from United States, 31.1% from Europe, Middle East and Africa, 22.6% from Asia and Pacific and 2.3% from Other

Ouster Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Ouster Online and Social Media Presence

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Ouster Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    97/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Ouster News and Updates

Ouster Announces Conference Participation for September 2021

Ouster, Inc. (NYSE: OUST) (“Ouster” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial, automotive, smart infrastructure, and robotics industries, announced today that its CEO, Angus Pacala, and CFO, Anna Brunelle, will be presenting virtually at the fo…

Ouster Expands Commercial Presence to Middle East

Ouster, Inc. (NYSE: OUST) (“Ouster” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial, automotive, smart infrastructure, and robotics industries, announced today its plans for commercial expansion in the Middle East region. The Company has brought on a…

Ouster Is in Talks to Acquire Lidar Rival Sense Photonics

Ouster Inc., a lidar startup that went public after merging with a blank-check firm, is in advanced talks to acquire rival Sense Photonics, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Ouster to Present at J.P. Morgan Auto Conference 2021

Ouster, Inc. (NYSE: OUST) (“Ouster” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive industries, announced today that its CEO, Angus Pacala, will be presenting virtually at the J.P. Morgan 2021 Auto Conf…

Ouster Appoints Susan Heystee Chair of Its Board of Directors

Ouster, Inc. (NYSE: OUST) (“Ouster” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive industries, announced today the appointment of Susan Heystee as Chair of its Board of Directors. Ms. Heystee brings mo…

CORRECTING and REPLACING Ouster Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

In the Company's Condensed Consolidated Statements Of Operations And Comprehensive Loss, this release corrects "Net loss per common share, basic and diluted" and "Weighted-average shares used to compute basic and diluted net loss per share" for the three months ended June 30, 2020.
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Ouster Blogs

The Dead Bug Problem

We often get asked how our sensor performs when rain, dust, snow, dirt, or other particles obscure the lidar window, much like particles on a vehicle windshield. These environmental obscurants can block or deflect laser beams and decrease sensor visibility.  Today, we’re breaking down optical ap…

Postmates Selects Ouster for Autonomous Delivery Rover

Postmates has chosen Ouster to supply lidar sensors that will help Serve perceive and interact with the world.

Say Hello to Ouster Studio

We’re proud to announce the launch of Ouster Studio — software to enable visualizing, recording, and analyzing Ouster lidar sensor data. Available for download now.

Upgrading Our Sensors with Space-Style Connectors

Spinning lidar doesn’t need to be unreliable. Ouster’s new custom connectors now provide extreme security against water, dust and other ingress. !P69K, here we come.

Lidar Sensor Firmware Update v1.12: Retroreflector Fixes, Corrected IMU Axis Directions

We improved sensor performance with retroreflectors and corrected the signs on our IMU data. Check out more info on what’s in our Firmware v1.12 update.
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Ouster Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ouster founded?

    Ouster was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Ouster key executives?

    Ouster's key executives are Angus Pacala, Mark Frichtl and Anna Brunelle.

  • How many employees does Ouster have?

    Ouster has 160 employees.

  • What is Ouster revenue?

    Latest Ouster annual revenue is $18.9 m.

  • What is Ouster revenue per employee?

    Latest Ouster revenue per employee is $118.2 k.

  • Who are Ouster competitors?

    Competitors of Ouster include Luminar Technologies, Velodyne and Percepto.

  • Where is Ouster headquarters?

    Ouster headquarters is located at 350 Treat Ave, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Ouster offices?

    Ouster has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Ouster have?

    Ouster has 1 office.