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AUrate is a jewelry retailer offering fine jewelry for a fraction of the price of competition by selling directly to the customer online. The Company sources its materials in accordance with the highest standards of social, environmental and human rights practices. AUrate's solid gold jewelry is crafted with 14 Karat and 18 Karat Gold. For those seeking quality with a little more accessibility, its Vermeil selection is made from 100 mils of 14 Karat Gold on top of Sterling Silver. And with the option of customization, one can upgrade any item from Vermeil to 14K to 18K. Beyond precious metals, the Company offers diamond and pearls purchased from conflict-free regions, in compliance with all applicable United Nations resolutions.


TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQNew York, US
Websiteauratenewyork.com

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)38(-2%)

AUrate Office Locations

AUrate has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
958 Madison Ave
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AUrate Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

AUrate total Funding

$15.6 m

AUrate latest funding size

$13 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

AUrate investors

AUrate's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $13 m. In total, AUrate has raised $15.6 m
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AUrate Online and Social Media Presence

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AUrate News and Updates

Popular jewelry startup AUrate used its customers' feedback to create a stunning new collection — here's your first look

AUrate, a popular fine-jewelry startup, leveraged its direct-to-consumer model to make what it's calling a "Crowdsource Capsule." The Crowdsource Capsule features eight jewelry pieces under $1,000 that were designed using customer feedback, online and in-store shopping data, and insights from mul…

Jewelry startup AUrate raises $13M

AUrate, a startup selling gold jewelry directly to consumers, announced today that it has raised $13 million in Series A funding. The company’s co-founders Bouchra Ezzahraoui and Sophie Kahn said that AUrate’s prices range from $50 to $3,000, but they’re really aiming for what Ezzahraoui called “thi…

Jewelry brand Aurate inks $13 mln Series A

New York-based Aurate, a fine jewelry brand, has secured $13 million in Series A funding. Bluecrest Capital led the round.

2 women who built a business while at Goldman and Marc Jacobs share their best advice for entrepreneurs

When Bouchra Ezzahraoui and Sophie Kahn decided they were going to launch a company, they dove in headfirst. As Ezzahraoui described it, the two women "were fed up with what we were seeing in terms of offers in the jewelry industry. We decided to go ahead and do something where we were the target cu…

AUrate Blogs

WOMAN-IZED

Aurate is not just by women, for women. It's about women and because of women. Founded on the premise that every woman has a story to tell and we want to hear all of them, Aurator quite simply means storyteller (spelled the golden way). So who better to tell the story of our latest capsule, and thei…

Women Raising The Bar: Natalie Decleve

Natalie is a bicoastal stylist and journalist with insatiable wanderlust, also known as a “hippie in heels" for her commitment to the greater good. She spends her days dressing men and women all over the globe, while creating content for a variety of media outlets including Bon Appetit, Harper's Ba…

Women Raising The Bar: Aija Mayrock

Aija is a bestselling author, poet, performer, and activist. She started writing her first book “The Survival Guide to Bullying” when she was 16 years old, after having been bullied for many years. She self published her book before it was acquired by Scholastic and published around the world. It so…

Women Raising The Bar: Jasmine Garnsworthy

Jasmine Garnsworthy is a digital communications specialist and former style and beauty editor at POPSUGAR, StyleCaster, and Mamamia. She has knack for managing digital properties that reach millions of people, working to grow and engage audiences for high-profile publishers and brands. The New York…

Jewelry For Expression: Tanya Taylor

Tanya Taylor is no stranger to expression. Known for her colorfully hand painted prints on whimsical silhouettes, Tanya Taylor designs for the women who express themselves unapologetically through style. Not to mention, Michelle Obama is a huge fan.  From graduating from Parsons School of Design to…

Jewelry For Grit: Nichole Powell

Kinfield Founder and CEO Nichole Powell roots her company in an eternal reverence for expedition, wanderlust, and the pure joy of being outdoors. This new personal care brand pioneers non-toxic solutions for recreation, nature, and everyday use, launching with a trio of flagship products—Golden Hou…
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AUrate Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AUrate founded?

    AUrate was founded in 2014.

  • How many employees does AUrate have?

    AUrate has 38 employees.

  • Who are AUrate competitors?

    Competitors of AUrate include Scio Diamond Technology, Blue Nile and Ritani.

  • Where is AUrate headquarters?

    AUrate headquarters is located at 958 Madison Ave, New York.

  • Where are AUrate offices?

    AUrate has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does AUrate have?

    AUrate has 1 office.