The Technology M&A team represented Zoox in the completion of its sale to Amazon. Aicha Evans, Zoox CEO, and Jesse Levinson, Zoox co-founder and CTO, will continue to lead Zoox as a standalone business as they innovate and drive towards their mission.
Zoox is a forward-thinking team that is pioneering the future of ride-hailing by designing autonomous technology from the ground up with passengers front-of-mind. The company started in 2014 with the vision of purpose-built, zero-emissions vehicles designed for autonomous ride-hailing, along with an end-to-end autonomy software stack. Zoox's approach to invention provides flexibility and the means to iterate rapidly to continuously deliver a superior experience for customers.
The team also included partners Kevin Lam, Sanjeet Dutta, Crescent Moran, Koray Bulut, Kelsey Lemaster, Jacob Osborn; counsel Grace Wirth, Jacqueline Klosek, Nathan Brodeur, Brenna Moorhead and associates Ben Horwitz, Andre Amorim.
For more details on the acquisition, please read Amazon’s blog post.