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Orbital Insight

Orbital Insight

Orbital Insight is a U.S-based company developing geospatial analytics software.

Orbital Insight is a company developing geospatial analytics software. It was established in 2013 by James Crawford. Orbital Insight aims to provide institutions with more transparent and reliable data for their decision-making processes through the use of geospatial analytics. The company is based in Palo Alto, California.

Product

Orbital Insight’s main product is Orbital Insight GO, a software which allows users to detect and measure geospatial spaces using current satellite images. Default modes allow users to track foot traffic in an area, classify land use, and detect numbers of objects. When additional features such as GO Create are installed, users can tailor their geospatial analytics experience through setting what to measure and how often. The company also offers industry-specific applications of their main product, such as GO Consumer and GO Energy, each used respectively by the oil and retail industry.

Funding

Orbital Insight has received $78.7 million in funding since 2013. In May 2017, the company held its most recent funding round, a Series C. amassing $50 million. Investors who have previously financed Orbital Insight were ITOCHU Corporation, Intellectual Partners, CME Ventures, and Lux Capital.

Timeline

November 12, 2019
Orbital Insight raises a $50,000,000 series D round from Sequoia Capital.
November 2019
Orbital Insight raises a $50,000,000 series D round from Bunge Limited, Chevron Technology Ventures, Clearvision Ventures, GV, Geodesic Capital, Goldman Sachs, Intellectus Partners, Invicta Growth, Lux Capital Management, SKY Perfect JSAT Corp, Sequoia Capital and Tech Pioneers Fund.
May 2017
Orbital Insight raises a $50,000,000 series C round from Balyasny Asset Management, CME Ventures, Envision Ventures, GV, Geodesic Capital, ITOCHU Corporation, Intellectus Partners, Lux Capital Management and Sequoia Capital.
June 27, 2016
Orbital Insight raises a $20,000,000 series B round from GV.
March 2015
Orbital Insight raises a $8,700,000 series A round from Bloomberg Beta, Citizen.VC, David J. La Placa, GV, Lux Capital Management and Sequoia Capital.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Orbital Insight Series D round November 2019
50,000,000
November 2019
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SBA Awards

SBA Award
Agency
Award Type
Amount (USD)
Date Awarded
Orbital Insight, Inc. SBIR Phase I Award, March 2019
SBIR
50,000
March 6, 2019
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People

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AJ DeRosa

Employee

Dave Story

Employee

Kevin E. O'Brien

Employee

Ralph Lafferty

Employee

Glenn Sterenborg

Employee

James Crawford

Founder

Mike Kim

Employee

Riffat Jaffer

Employee

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