Aurora was founded in 2017 by Sterling Anderson, Chris Urmson, and Drew Bagnell. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.
Aurora is a developer of autonomous vehicle technologies. The company has raised over $700 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including Geodesic Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, T. Rowe Price, Index Ventures, and K9 Ventures. It has been widely reported that Aurora last raised $530 million in February 2019 at a post-money valuation of over $2.5 billion.