Swift Navigation

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Swift Navigation provides centimeter-accurate real-time kinematics (RTK) GPS positioning technology for self-driving cars, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying, space applications and more. Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely, and humans lay the foundations of the future.
HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings4.5

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)78(-2%)
Job Openings7

Key People/Management at Swift Navigation

Timothy Harris

Timothy Harris

CEO / Co-Founder
Fergus Noble

Fergus Noble

Co-Founder and CTO
Colin Beighley

Colin Beighley

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Swift Navigation Office Locations

Swift Navigation has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
2148 3rd St, San Francisco
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Swift Navigation Financials and Metrics

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Swift Navigation total Funding

$47.6 m

Swift Navigation latest funding size

$34 m

Time since last funding

2 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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Swift Navigation News and Updates

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

Swift Navigation Partners with Arm

09/09/2019 - 10:30 Copy:  Swift Navigation’s GNSS positioning solutions to be offered on Arm-based platforms for autonomous and connected vehicles San Francisco, CA and Frankfurt, Germany—September 9, 2019—Swift ​​Navigation​, ​​a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining Global Navigation Satellite…

High-Precision Localization for the Autonomous Sensor Suite

Body:  This white paper discusses how the autonomous future requires highly-accurate sensors for precision navigation and the role GNSS plays in delivering high-precision localization within the autonomous sensor suite. Whitepaper Image:  Whitepaper Document:  high_precision_localization_whit…

Michael Horne Joins Swift Navigation as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales

08/20/2019 - 09:00 Copy:  San Francisco, CA—August 20, 2019—Swift ​​Navigation​​, ​​a San Francisco-based tech firm providing centimeter-accurate GNSS positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, today announced the most recent addition to its executive team. Michael Horne will lead Swift’s Sale…

Creating Flexible, Configuration-Driven Forms with React, React-Bootstrap and Redux-Form

This repository demonstrates tooling that we have developed at Swift Navigation for building internal data entry applications for our network team. These applications consist of a large number of forms whose formatting depends heavily on a data model that we maintain in the backend. Due to the relat…

Michael Horne

Bio:  Michael Horne is Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Swift. Michael brings over two decades of experience to this role including commercial, marketing and operational strategy development, deployment—and management of—SaaS and Enterprise software product platforms. Prior to Swift,…

Swift Navigation Expands Skylark Precise Positioning for Autonomous Vehicles

07/31/2019 - 09:00 Copy:  Skylark is Now Available Across the Contiguous United States, Enabling Safe and Lane-Level Accurate Positioning San Francisco, CA—July 31, 2019—Swift ​​Navigation​​, ​​a San Francisco-based tech firm providing centimeter-accurate GNSS positioning technology for autonomous …
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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 Timothy Harris, Fergus Noble and Colin Beighley.

  • How many employees does Swift Navigation have?

    Swift Navigation has 78 employees.

  • Who are Swift Navigation competitors?

    Competitors of Swift Navigation include Hurdler Motors, Cell Propulsion and Clearpath Robotics.

  • Where is Swift Navigation headquarters?

    Swift Navigation headquarters is located at 2148 3rd St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Swift Navigation offices?

    Swift Navigation has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Swift Navigation have?

    Swift Navigation has 1 office.