Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.

Kyle Vogt – CEO

Previous Experience: Co-founder – Twitch; Co-founder & General Manager – Justin.tv; Co-founder – Socialcam.

Jeremy Guillory – Initial Co-founder

Previous Experience: COO – Startupbootcamp SF; Head of Manufacturing – Stealth; Founder – High School Startup; Co-founder – 3 Day Startup; Assembly Engineer – Cirrus Logic.

Daniel Kan – Chief Operating Officer

Previous Experience: Co-founder – EXEC; Business Development – UserVoice.

  • According to TechCrunch, in September 2015, Cruise Automation raised $12.5 Million in Series A funding round led by Spark Capital and Nabeel Hyatt. In November 2015 Cruise raised another $2 Million from Qualcomm Ventures.
  • In March 2016, Cruise was acquired by General Motors for $1 Billion, which was reported by The Verge, TechCrunch and VentureBeat.

Spark Capital, Nabeel Hyatt, Qualcomm Ventures, Sam Altman, Flight Ventures, Daniel Curran, Felicis Ventures, Maven Ventures Growth Labs, Soma Capital, Zach Coelius.