Aurora Raises $90M in Total Funding

Aurora, a US based self-driving company, raised a total of $90m in funding.

Backers included Greylock Partners and Index Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and continue to develop its technology.

Co-founded by CEO Chris Urmson, CTO Drew Bagnell, and CPO Sterling Anderson, Aurora is advancing machine learning software and hardware to power self driving cars by leveraging a combination of camera, radar and LiDAR – radar with light – to build a 3D map of the world.
The company, which has already signed partnerships with Volkswagen, Hyundai and Byton, has offices in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Palo Alto.



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