Swift Navigation

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Swift Navigation is a company that offers hardware and software that develops GPS positioning technology for autonomous vehicle and device guidance. It provides real-time kinematics (RTK) GPS positioning technology for self-driving cars, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying, and space applications. 

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteswiftnav.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)104
Job Openings15
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Swift Navigation

Fergus Noble

Fergus Noble

Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer
Timothy Harris

Timothy Harris

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Colin Beighley

Colin Beighley

Co-Founder & Director of Product
Diana Schlosser

Diana Schlosser

Executive Vice President of Marketing & People
Michael Horne

Michael Horne

Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Holger Ippach

Holger Ippach

Executive Vice President of Product
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Swift Navigation Office Locations

Swift Navigation has offices in San Francisco and Abbotsford
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
200 Howard St, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
650 Townsend St #410, San Francisco
Abbotsford, AU
168 Hoddle St
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Swift Navigation Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Swift Navigation total Funding

$47.6 m

Swift Navigation latest funding size

$34 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Swift Navigation investors

Swift Navigation's latest funding round in June 2017 was reported to be $34 m. In total, Swift Navigation has raised $47.6 m
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Swift Navigation Operating Metrics

Sep, 2020

Industries Served

8

Partners

7

Product Lines

6
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Swift Navigation Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Swift Navigation Online and Social Media Presence

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Swift Navigation Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    88/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    91/100

  • Compensation

    A

    88/100

  • Diversity

    B

    87/100

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Swift Navigation News and Updates

Swift Navigation Raises $50 Million Series C Round to Accelerate Consumer Adoption of Automotive Safety and Precise Navigation Applications Across the Globe

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and precise positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, automotive, mobile and mass-market applications, today announced that it has raised a …

Robert Seltzer Joins Swift Navigation as Executive Vice President of Product

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and precise positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, automotive, mobile and mass-market applications, today announced a new executive hire …

Swift Navigation utilizes Sitetracker to manage the global expansion of its network of reference stations

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitetracker, the global standard for managing high-volume projects for infrastructure owners and operators like Verizon, Ericsson, Intersection, and ChargePoint, is proud to announce its work with Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based...

AgJunction and Swift Navigation Form New Partnership

Companies aim to develop highly accurate, low-cost, near-autonomous small tractor solutions SCOTTSDALE, AZ, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - AgJunction Inc. (TSX: AJX), the Autosteering Company™ ("AgJunction"), announced today that it is partnering with Swift Navigation to develop...

Swift Navigation raises $34 million for autonomous vehicle GPS

Swift Navigation, which provides global navigation satellite solutions (GNSS), announced today funding of $34 million, in a round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Existing investors Eclipse and First Round Capital also joined. The San Francisco-based startup provides two products, or “receive…

Swift Navigation Blogs

Holger Ippach Joins Swift Navigation as Executive Vice President of Product

05/04/2021 - 09:15 Copy:  San Francisco, CA—May 4, 2021—Swift ​​Navigation​, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and precise positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, automotive, mobile and mass-market applications, today announced a new execut…

Google Smartphone Decimeter Challenge

Swift Navigation is pleased to be an authorized corrections provider for participants in the 2021 Smartphone Decimeter Challenge held by Google and ION. To assist research teams participating in the challenge, Swift is providing corrections …

Swift Navigation Raises $50 Million Series C Round

02/09/2021 - 09:00 Copy:  San Francisco, CA—February 9, 2021—Swift ​​Navigation​, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and precise positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, automotive, mobile and mass-market applications, today announced that it…

Global Brain

Investor Logo:  Text:  Global Brain supports startups that tackle various problems and create innovation. Together with KDDI, Global Brain will leverage its resources to support Swift Navigation by assisting in its penetration into the Japanese market. Investor Link:  https://globalbrains.com/en/…

KDDI Open Innovation Fund

Investor Logo:  Text:  The KDDI Open Innovation Fund is a corporate startup fund that supports a broad range of startups with a focus on AI, IoT, big data and FinTech. Investor Link:  https://www.kddi.com/english/open-innovation-program/koif/ Order:  -30

Robert Seltzer Joins Swift Navigation as Executive Vice President of Product

02/02/2021 - 09:00 Copy:  San Francisco, CA—February 2, 2021—Swift ​​Navigation​, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and precise positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, automotive, mobile and mass-market applications, today announced a new e…
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Swift Navigation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Swift Navigation founded?

    Swift Navigation was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Swift Navigation key executives?

    Swift Navigation's key executives are Fergus Noble, Timothy Harris and Colin Beighley.

  • How many employees does Swift Navigation have?

    Swift Navigation has 104 employees.

  • Who are Swift Navigation competitors?

    Competitors of Swift Navigation include Kearfott, Zhilan Technology and Advanced Navigation.

  • Where is Swift Navigation headquarters?

    Swift Navigation headquarters is located at 200 Howard St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Swift Navigation offices?

    Swift Navigation has offices in San Francisco and Abbotsford.

  • How many offices does Swift Navigation have?

    Swift Navigation has 3 offices.