Aurora to raise $500 mln round led by Sequoia: Recode

Sequoia Capital is leading a funding round of at least $500 million for Aurora, a self-driving car start-up, Recode reported. Aurora, founded in 2016 by Chris Urmson, one of the creators of Google’s self-driving car project that later became Waymo, is expected to be valued at more than $2 billion, the story said.