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About Nuro

Nuro develops a robotics company transforming local commerce through driverless delivery. It develops and operates a fleet of self-driving vehicles that deliver local goods of all kinds, from dinner to dry cleaning. Its service helps merchants deliver goods to customers quickly and safely. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Mountain View, California.

Headquarters Location

1300 Terra Bella Avenue Suite 200

Mountain View, California, 94043,

United States



ESPs containing Nuro

The ESP matrix leverages data and analyst insight to identify and rank leading companies in a given technology landscape.

Industrials / Warehousing & Logistics Tech

The autonomous ground delivery market is automating the last-mile delivery of goods. It involves the use of self-driving vehicles and robots to deliver packages and cargo, reducing the need for human drivers and increasing efficiency. The market includes various technologies such as automated driving systems, delivery robots, and sidewalk robots. Many of the vehicles are purpose-built for logistic…

Nuro named as Leader among 12 other companies, including Starship, Serve Robotics, and Neolix.


Expert Collections containing Nuro

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Nuro is included in 9 Expert Collections, including Auto Tech.


Auto Tech

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Companies working on automotive technology, which includes vehicle connectivity, autonomous driving technology, and electric vehicle technology. This includes EV manufacturers, autonomous driving developers, and companies supporting the rise of the software-defined vehicles.


Supply Chain & Logistics Tech

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Companies offering technology-driven solutions that serve the supply chain & logistics space (e.g. shipping, inventory mgmt, last mile, trucking).


Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

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This collection includes startups developing autonomous ground robots, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotic arms, and underwater drones, among other robotic systems. This collection also includes companies developing operating systems and vision modules for robots.


Grocery Retail Tech

648 items

Startups providing B2B solutions to grocery businesses to improve their store and omni-channel performance. Includes customer analytics platforms, in-store robots, predictive inventory management systems, online enablement for grocers and consumables retailers, and more.


AI 100

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Nuro Patents

Nuro has filed 107 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • autonomous cars
  • robotics
  • sensors
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Latest Nuro News

A Deep Dive into Delivery Robot Market : Automating the Last Mile at a a CAGR of 24.5%

Nov 23, 2023

News Provided By Share This Article Delivery Robot Market Size to Gain $30.05 billion by 2030: Boxbot, Cleveron AS, Kiwibot, Ninebot, Nuro, Panasonic WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, UNITED STATES, November 23, 2023 / / -- The global delivery robot market size was valued at $3.53 billion in 2020, and is projected to reach $30.05 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 24.5%. The factors such as increase in demand for contactless and fast delivery of packages, developments in the e-commerce industry, and rise in technological advancements such as incorporation of AI and machine learning drive the growth of the delivery robot market. However, limited range of operation of ground delivery robots and stringent regulations pertaining to operations of delivery robots act as a key growth restraint for the market. 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭- North America dominates the market, in terms of revenue, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. The U.S. dominated the global delivery robot market share in North America in 2020, owing to increase in R&D activities, technological developments by big players, rapid adoption of innovative technologies in making reliable, precise, and efficient autonomous systems. North America is expected to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period, owing to rise in adoption of delivery robot, along with the presence of robot and autonomous delivery vehicle manufacturers such as Starship Technologies, Robby Technologies, Cleveron AS, and others. By load carrying capacity, the market is categorized into up to 10 kg, more than 10 kg to 50 kg, and more than 50 kg. The more than 10 kg to 50 kg segment accounted for the highest revenue in 2020, owing to high versatility and better price to performance ratio. 𝐑𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐒𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐏𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬- By number of wheel, the delivery robot industry is categorized into 3 wheels, 4 wheels, and 6 wheels. The 4 wheels segment accounted for the highest revenue in 2020, owing to their stable operation. The 4 wheels-based delivery robots are made in all sizes, which can carry packages from small to big size. In addition, the 4-wheel based delivery offers more space compared to any other robot. By end user, the delivery robot market is divided into food & beverages, retail, healthcare, and postal. The food & beverages segment accounted for the highest revenue in 2020. Prominent players operating in the global delivery robot market include Boxbot, Cleveron AS, Kiwibot, Ninebot, Nuro, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Piaggio & C.SpA, Robby Technologies, ST Engineering, and Starship Technologies. 𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐚𝐧 𝐈𝐧𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐲 𝐁𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐁𝐮𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠- 𝐊𝐄𝐘 𝐅𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐒 𝐎𝐅 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐒𝐓𝐔𝐃𝐘 - By load carrying capacity, the more than 10 kg to 50 kg segment generated the highest revenue in 2020. - By number of wheels, the 4 wheels segment was the highest revenue contributor in 2020. - By end user, the food & beverages segment generated the highest revenue in 2020. - By region, North America contributed the highest revenue in 2020, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. David Correa

Nuro Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Nuro founded?

    Nuro was founded in 2016.

  • Where is Nuro's headquarters?

    Nuro's headquarters is located at 1300 Terra Bella Avenue, Mountain View.

  • What is Nuro's latest funding round?

    Nuro's latest funding round is Incubator/Accelerator.

  • How much did Nuro raise?

    Nuro raised a total of $2.132B.

  • Who are the investors of Nuro?

    Investors of Nuro include NVIDIA Inception Program, SoftBank, Gaorong Capital, Baillie Gifford, Woven Capital and 9 more.

  • Who are Nuro's competitors?

    Competitors of Nuro include Manna, Boxbot, Serve Robotics, Ottonomy, Zipline and 7 more.


Compare Nuro to Competitors

Starship Logo

Starship builds a fleet of self-driving robots designed to deliver goods locally within 30 minutes. It is designed using off-the-shelf components, the robots are lightweight and low-cost, enabling the company to bring the current cost of delivery down by 10-15 times per shipment. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Neolix Logo

Neolix is a technology company that specializes in the autonomous vehicle industry. The company's main offerings include the development and commercial deployment of autonomous vehicles, with a focus on creating smart city logistics infrastructure. These vehicles are used in a variety of applications and sectors, including logistics and retail. It was founded in 2018 and is based in Beijing, Beijing.


Udelv is a company that focuses on the autonomous vehicle industry, specifically in the domain of last-mile and middle-mile deliveries. The company's main product is a driverless, multi-stop delivery electric vehicle (EV) designed for these delivery routes. This EV is engineered as a turnkey driverless delivery system, with features such as autonomous functionality, fleet management software, and a mobile experience that facilitates the loading and unloading of goods. Udelv primarily serves sectors that require delivery services, such as ecommerce and logistics. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Burlingame, California.

Kiwibot Logo

Kiwibot develops a robotic last-mile delivery network. It offers a fleet of insulated, remote-controlled robots that deliver hot and cold food items. It uses human-controlled robots to make deliveries and enable partial autonomy in conjunction with manned remote centers that supervise bots on the streets in case of algorithmic perception mistakes. It was formerly known as Kiwi Campus and was rebranded into Kiwibot. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Berkeley, California.


Manna designs and operates unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). It offers unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to perform high-speed deliveries of takeaway food, groceries, and pharmacy goods/supplies in suburban last-mile settings. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

SkyDrop Logo

SkyDrop operates in the commercial drone delivery industry. The company provides drone delivery services. It provides hardware, software, and patents for autonomous last-mile drone delivery. It was formerly known as Flirtey. It was founded in 2013 and is based in Reno, Nevada.


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