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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
Founded2016
HQPalo Alto, US
Websiteaurora.tech

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)663(+3%)
Job Openings115
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Aurora

Jinnah Hosein

Jinnah Hosein

VP of Software Engineering

Aurora Office Locations

Aurora has offices in Palo Alto, Pittsburgh and San Francisco
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
429 Acacia Ave
Pittsburgh, US
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
San Francisco, US
San Francisco
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Aurora Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2016

Aurora total Funding

$690 m

Aurora latest funding size

$70 m

Time since last funding

a year 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 $2 b.
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Aurora Revenue

Market valuation

2.0b
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Aurora Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Blackmore Sensors and AnalyticsMay 24, 2019

Aurora Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Aurora Online and Social Media Presence

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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

What we learned when our CEO interviewed the legendary Reid Hoffman

One of the best things about working at Aurora is not only having the support of top-tier investors, but being able to learn from them.Having co-founded PayPal and LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman is often called the “oracle” of Silicon Valley. He is also deeply interested in positively shaping how technology…

Moving towards a commercial product, Aurora’s vehicles hit Texas roads

Enjoying the view in Texas. A small fleet of Aurora vehicles, fully integrated with Aurora’s FirstLight Lidar, will hit the roads in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area.There are two universally acknowledged truths when it comes to Texas: everything is bigger and they take logistics seriously. In fact, more …

Aurora Voices with Veer Nairyani

Meet Veer Nairyani, our industrious highflier from our Systems Engineering 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, celebrating our backgrounds as well as personal…

Aurora Debuts FirstLight Lidar

We have integrated Aurora’s FirstLight Lidar into custom-built Pacificas.Today, we’re excited to debut Aurora’s FirstLight Lidar as a sensor on Aurora’s next-generation test vehicles, where it helps our perception system see and track objects farther, faster, and with greater precision than ever bef…

Our Independent Path to Commercialization

The Aurora Driver’s versatile design has allowed for it to be integrated into six vehicle platforms, including multiple sedans, an SUV, minivan, a large commercial vehicle, and a Class 8 truck.Building a self-driving car and making it useful is not only an extremely challenging technical problem, bu…

Women of Aurora with Jessica Cobos

Meet Jessica Cobos, our puzzlemaster and changemaker from our IT team.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 professional jour…
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Aurora Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Aurora founded?

    Aurora was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Aurora key executives?

    Aurora's key executives are Jinnah Hosein.

  • How many employees does Aurora have?

    Aurora has 663 employees.

  • Who are Aurora competitors?

    Competitors of Aurora include Argo AI, Apex.AI and Nuro.

  • Where is Aurora headquarters?

    Aurora headquarters is located at 429 Acacia Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Aurora offices?

    Aurora has offices in Palo Alto, Pittsburgh and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Aurora have?

    Aurora has 3 offices.