Auro (Automotive) Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2013

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 15


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $20M

Auro (Automotive) General Information


Developer of self driving shuttles designed to navigate busy campus pathways with no additional infrastructure required. The company's self driving shuttles are electric driver-less vehicles that provide zero-emission, insurance and liability coverage, end-to-end mobility and also offer a mobile application, enabling passengers and fleet managers to track the location of the shuttles and hail a ride with ease.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 2362 Walsh Avenue
  • Santa Clara, CA 95051
  • United States
+1 (408) 000-0000

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Auro (Automotive) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Merger/Acquisition 09-Oct-2017 $20M 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 21-Mar-2017 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Seed Round 26-Apr-2016 $2.4M $2.52M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 18-Aug-2015 $120K $120K 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
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Auro (Automotive) Comparisons

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Auro (Automotive) Competitors (12)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Karma Venture Capital-Backed Irvine, CA 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
Rivian Automotive Pending Transaction (Debt) Irvine, CA 00000 000.00 000000000 000.00
Cruise Private Equity-Backed San Francisco, CA 0000 000.00 0000000 0000 000.00
Rimac Automobili Venture Capital-Backed Sveta Nedelja, Croatia 0000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
Nuro Venture Capital-Backed Mountain View, CA 0000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
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Auro (Automotive) Patents

Auro (Automotive) Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
FR-1182667-A Trolley transporter Inactive 15-Sep-1956 000000000

Auro (Automotive) Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Auro (Automotive) Former Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Motus Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Plug and Play Tech Center Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Reshape Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Rothenberg Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Y Combinator Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Auro (Automotive) FAQs

  • When was Auro (Automotive) founded?

    Auro (Automotive) was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of Auro (Automotive)?

    Nalin Gupta, Srinivas Reddy, and Jit Chowdhury are the founders of Auro (Automotive).

  • Where is Auro (Automotive) headquartered?

    Auro (Automotive) is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

  • What is the size of Auro (Automotive)?

    Auro (Automotive) has 15 total employees.

  • What industry is Auro (Automotive) in?

    Auro (Automotive)’s primary industry is Automotive.

  • Is Auro (Automotive) a private or public company?

    Auro (Automotive) is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Auro (Automotive)?

    The current valuation of Auro (Automotive) is 0000.

  • What is Auro (Automotive)’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Auro (Automotive) is 000000.

  • How much funding has Auro (Automotive) raised over time?

    Auro (Automotive) has raised $2.52M.

  • Who are Auro (Automotive)’s investors?

    Motus Ventures, Plug and Play Tech Center, Reshape Ventures, Rothenberg Ventures, and Y Combinator are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in Auro (Automotive).

  • Who are Auro (Automotive)’s competitors?

    Karma, Rivian Automotive, Cruise, Rimac Automobili, and Nuro are some of the 12 competitors of Auro (Automotive).

  • When was Auro (Automotive) acquired?

    Auro (Automotive) was acquired on 09-Oct-2017.

  • Who acquired Auro (Automotive)?

    Auro (Automotive) was acquired by Ridecell.

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