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Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry. It aims to transform the way people move by increasing safety, expanding access, revitalizing cities, and reducing the time people spend in cars.

TypePrivate
Founded2017
HQMountain View, CA, US
Websiteaurora.tech
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)1,599(+3%)
Job Openings172
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Aurora

Drew Bagnell

Drew Bagnell

Co-Founder
Chris Urmson

Chris Urmson

CEO
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Aurora Office Locations

Aurora has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, CA, US (HQ)
280 N Bernardo Ave
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Aurora Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2017

Aurora total Funding

$690 m

Aurora latest funding size

$70 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Aurora investors

Aurora's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $70 m. In total, Aurora has raised $690 m. Aurora's latest valuation is reported to be $10 b.
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Aurora Revenue

Market valuation

10.0b
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Aurora Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Blackmore Sensors and AnalyticsMay 24, 2019

Aurora Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Aurora Online and Social Media Presence

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Aurora Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    81/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    87/100

  • Compensation

    B

    82/100

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Aurora News and Updates

Aurora St. Lukes Medical Center Ranked No. 1 Hospital in Southeastern Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report for Second Consecutive Year

MILWAUKEE – For the second consecutive year, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center has been named the top hospital in Southeastern Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report in rankings released today. Aurora St. Luke’s was also ranked the No. 2 hospital in Wisconsin, and ranked in the national Top 50 in …

Alcanna Inc. (formerly Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd.) Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alcanna Inc. (the “Company” or “Alcanna”) (TSX: CLIQ) today reported its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018.

Amazon’s Aurora Serverless database is now live

Cloud computing leader Amazon Web Services Inc. today said its Amazon Aurora Serverless database is now generally available after launching in beta test last November at its AWS re:Invent conference. The company said Amazon Aurora Serverless is essentially just a new deployment option for its popul…

USDA-Backed "Factory Farm" Takeover of Organic Milk Production Crushing Family-Scale Farmers and Forcing Them Out of Business

CORNUCOPIA, Wis., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cornucopia Institute, a prominent organic industry watchdog, has just released a comprehensive history and study of organic dairying, exposing how "factory farms," some milking as many as 15,000 cows in desert-like conditions in the...

USDA-Backed "Factory Farm" Takeover of Organic Milk Production Crushing Family-Scale Farmers and Forcing Them Out of Business

CORNUCOPIA, Wis., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cornucopia Institute, a prominent organic industry watchdog, has just released a comprehensive history and study of organic dairying, exposing how "factory farms," some milking as many as 15,000 cows in desert-like conditions in the...

Global Cannabis Industry Growth Continues to Impress as Expansions Gain Momentum

PALM BEACH, Florida, August 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketNewsUpdates.com News Commentary The global Cannabis industry is becoming increasingly competitive as international distribution agreements are allowing leaders in various countries to tap into lucrative new markets. Cannabis has...
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Aurora Blogs

Aurora’s 2019 California DMV Disengagement Report

By Chris UrmsonEach year, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires the companies testing self-driving vehicles in the state of California to write a Disengagement Report. The report provides insight into the number of miles each company has driven autonomously on California roads and…

Aurora Voices with Magnus Wrenninge

Meet Magnus Wrenninge, an Academy Award-winning Software Engineer from our Perception Simulation team.At the heart of Aurora’s technology and mission are the individuals behind it. In our series, Aurora Voices, we share the unique voices and stories of the people of Aurora. We’ll focus on Aurorans f…

Defining Progress in 2020

By Chris UrmsonEarlier this month, I wrote about what we’re working to deliver at Aurora this year. These priorities — advancing our core technology, securing a path to profitability, integrating the Aurora Driver into trucks, and continuing to develop a safety case — will get us closer to reaching …

Women of Aurora with Elise LaGamba

Meet Elise LaGamba, our certified olive oil virtuoso and Vehicle Operations Team Lead.As we build a diverse culture at Aurora, we are committed to supporting and inspiring women to develop their careers and transform the world of technology.In our series, Women of Aurora, we share the personal and p…

Virtual Testing: The Invisible Accelerator

On-road testing gets the spotlight in the industry, but there’s a lot of meaningful work happening behind the scenes at Aurora to deliver self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. One major accelerator is our Virtual Testing Suite, which allows us to conduct millions of valuable off-road…

Our Favorite Moments from 2019

The many moments that made 2019 amazing2019 has been nothing short of an amazing year at Aurora. From growing to over 400 people across four offices to leveraging FMCW lidar in our vehicles to our Ugly Sweater competition, we have so much to be thankful for this year.To celebrate our progress, here …
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Aurora Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Aurora founded?

    Aurora was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Aurora key executives?

    Aurora's key executives are Drew Bagnell and Chris Urmson.

  • How many employees does Aurora have?

    Aurora has 1,599 employees.

  • Who are Aurora competitors?

    Competitors of Aurora include Brain Corporation, Zoox and Nuro.

  • Where is Aurora headquarters?

    Aurora headquarters is located at 280 N Bernardo Ave, Mountain View.

  • Where are Aurora offices?

    Aurora has an office in Mountain View.

  • How many offices does Aurora have?

    Aurora has 1 office.