Aura’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Aura is an online lending platform that provides credit-building loans for individuals and businesses. Read more

Anne M. Myong's photo - Interim-CEO of Aura

Interim-CEO

Anne M. Myong

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

2012

Status:

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

RANK

COMPANY

CEO

CEO RATING

EMPLOYEES

FUNDING

REVENUE

Missing a competitor? Contribute!

Oportun is one of Aura's top competitors. Oportun is a Public company that was founded in Menlo Park, California in 2005. Oportun is in the Consumer Finance & Credit Cards field. Oportun has 2,502 more employees vs. Aura.

Prosper is perceived as one of Aura's biggest rivals. Prosper was founded in 2005 in San Francisco, California. Prosper competes in the Consumer Finance & Credit Cards industry. Prosper generates $84.6M more revenue than Aura.

Upstart is a top competitor of Aura. Upstart's headquarters is in San Carlos, California, and was founded in 2012. Upstart competes in the Consumer Finance & Credit Cards field. Upstart generates 30% of Aura's revenue.

Weigh-in!

Help the Owler community know more

Competitor - 1/1

Is LendingClub a competitor of Aura?

Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Aura

Aura Funding History

$6.2M$23.4M$23.5M$73.5M$242.2M$252.2M

Since Aura was founded in 2012, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Aura has raised $252.2M. Aura's last funding round was on Mar 2020 for a total of $10.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Mar 2020
$10M

Bridge Bank

Debt
Oct 2019
$130M
Debt
Jul 2019
$28.7M
Equity
Jun 2019
$10M
Series D
Dec 2017
$50M

Total Funding: $252.2M

Since Aura was founded in 2012, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Aura has raised $252.2M. Aura's last funding round was on Mar 2020 for a total of $10.0M

Investments

No recent investments found related to Aura

Aura News

December 10, 2019Techstartups

Fintech startup Aura reaches a major milestone with disbursement of 500,000th affordable loan to hard-working Americans

We wrote about Aura back in October when the fintech startup secured $130 million credit facility to ... See more »
November 6, 2019altfi

Aura secures $130m asset-backed revolving credit facility

Aura, a lender that provides affordable loans to low-income families in the US, has received a $130m ... See more »
October 31, 2019ABF Journal

Varadero Capital Provides $130MM ABL to Aura

Aura, a lender to working families, has closed a $130 million asset-backed revolving credit facility ... See more »
October 30, 2019Techstartups

Fintech startup Aura secures $130 million credit facility to provide affordable loans to hard-working Americans

We've covered Aura many times on site. The San Francisco, CA-based startup is one of the few tech com... See more »
October 17, 2019MarketScreener

Closes $35 Million Social Bond Issuance Led by 400 Capital

(marketscreener.com) Aura has issued $275 million in social bonds this...http://www.marketscreener.co... See more »
August 14, 2019MarketScreener

Former Ford Foundation President Luis Ubi�as Joins Aura's Board of Directors

(marketscreener.com) Aura, a CDFI-certified fintech company that uses technology to disrupt predatory... See more »
July 24, 2019FinSMEs

Aura Closes $28.7M Expansion Loan from Angel Island Capital

Aura, a San Francisco, CA-based mission-driven financial technology company that offers affordable lo... See more »

Aura Blogs

November 9, 2018Aura Blog

Banking on Social Impact

An inside look at INSIKT's securitization investment program and partnersAs part of its mission to cr... See more »
August 1, 2018Aura Blog

The American Dream Takes Good Credit

Today, we announced the completion of a $25M social bond securitization backed by 20,000 of our respo... See more »
June 23, 2018Aura Blog

AB 237 Expands Access to Capital for Hard Working Families

While every working family aspires to achieve financial stability and freedom, not all have the equal... See more »
June 12, 2018Aura Blog

Why I joined INSIKT: Spurring the Next Generation of Small Businesses

By Oscar Gonzales, Former Obama Appointee and INSIKT's New VP Government and Community Relations Prog... See more »
May 9, 2018Aura Blog

Staying True to our Roots and our Moral Compass

I'll tell you a secret we've kept to ourselves for far too long. While we've been working tirelessly ... See more »
April 26, 2018Aura Blog

A New Addition To The Team

The last 4 months have been amazing for INSIKT. We raised a $50M equity round at the end of 2017 led ... See more »
December 14, 2017Aura Blog

A Message from our Founder

Three years ago, in December 2014, I wrote about our new company, INSIKT, and its revolutionary idea ... See more »

Aura Press Releases

February 12, 2019Business Wire

INSIKT Changes Name to Aura

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CDFI?src=hash" target="_blank"... See more »
February 7, 2019Business Wire

INSIKT Closes $45 Million Social Bond Issuance Led by WebBank

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CommunityInvestmentManagement?... See more »
November 2, 2018Business Wire

INSIKT Named to San Francisco Business Times Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#FinTech--INSIKT, a CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution... See more »
October 1, 2018Business Wire

Governor Brown Signs Bill That Expands Access to Capital for the Underbanked

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--INSIKT today celebrated a major step forward for working families and... See more »
May 8, 2018PR Newswire

INSIKT Assembles Advisory Board of Latino and African-American Community Leaders

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- INSIKT, a CDFI certified fintech disrupting the predatory ... See more »
June 2, 2016Free Press Release 2

Financial Technology Leader INSIKT Applauds CFPB Action to Promote Responsible Lending

"Every day, we are proving that sound small-dollar lending and strong consumer protections can and sh... See more »
June 2, 2016PRWeb

Financial Technology Leader INSIKT Applauds CFPB Action to Promote Responsible Lending

"Every day, we are proving that sound small-dollar lending and strong consumer protections can and sh... See more »

Aura Videos

Headquarters

303 2nd Street North Tower, Suite 550

San Francisco, California94107

1-866-281-3054

Driving Directions »

Trending Companies

Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Aura is an online lending platform that provides credit-building loans for individuals and businesses. Aura was founded in 2012. Aura's headquarters is located in San Francisco, California, USA 94107. It has raised 252.2M in 10 rounds. The latest roun...

CEO

Aura's Interim-CEO, Anne M. Myong, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Aura's primary competitors are Oportun, Prosper & Upstart.

Website

myaura.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Aura

  1. When was Aura founded?

    Aura was founded in 2012
  2. Who is Aura's CEO?

    Aura's CEO is Anne M. Myong
  3. How much revenue does Aura generate?

    Aura generates $49.4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Aura have?

    Aura has historically raised $252.2M in funding
  1. Where is Aura's headquarters?

    Aura's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  2. How many employees does Aura have?

    Aura has 161 employees
  3. What sector does Aura operate in?

    Aura is in Consumer Finance & Credit Cards, Diversified Financial Services
  4. Who are Aura's competitors?

    Aura's top competitors are Oportun, Prosper, Upstart