Palantir Technologies

Palantir Technologies

An American software and services company specializing in data analysis.

Palantir Technologies is an American software and services company specializing in data analysis that is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and was founded in 2004 by Alexander Karp, Garry Tan, Joseph Lonsdale, Nathan Gettings, Peter Thiel, and Stephen Cohen.

Products

Products made by Plantir Technologies are made to provide data solutions for public, private, and non-profit sectors such as: artificial intelligence & machine learning, automotive, case management, cyber, defense, financial compliance, GDPR, insider threat, insurance, intelligence, law enforcement, legal intelligence, manufacturing, mergers & acquisitions, pharmaceutical, sales & revenue, and skywise.

Foundry

Foundry is a product made by Plantir Technologies made to make data analysis accessible to people without technical data analysis skills by removing barriers between back-end and front-end systems for transforming data. The Foundry data transformation platform offers users data security, business ontology, analytical diversity, and openness & extensibility.

Gotham

Gotham is Plantir Technologies product for tagging, securing, fusing, and tracking data across structured and unstructured systems. Examples of data that can be made into single data sets using Gotham are log files, spreadsheets, tables, emails, documents, images, and videos.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Plantir Technologies funding round, December 2015
879,800,000
December 24, 2015
21 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alexander Karp

Co-Founder

Garry Tan

Co-Founder

Joe Lonsdale

Co-Founder

Nathan Gettings

Co-Founder

Peter Thiel

Co-Founder

Stephen Cohen

Co-Founder

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Avery Hartmans
November 23, 2020
Business Insider
The pandemic has shifted how many tech companies value in-office work, leading many Bay Area residents to migrate to more affordable cities.
Matthew Fox
November 17, 2020
Business Insider
Soros Fund Management also disclosed a stake in Palantir, but told CNN on Tuesday that it had already sold its stake in the big data company.
Avery Hartmans
November 6, 2020
Business Insider
Palantir cofounder Joe Lonsdale already moved his family outside of the Bay Area, and now, he's moving his venture capital firm too.
Caitlin Hotchkiss
October 6, 2020
BetaKit
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The Associated Press
September 30, 2020
CTVNews
Seventeen years after it was born with the help of CIA seed money, the data-mining outfit Palantir Technologies is finally going public in the biggest Wall Street tech offering since last year's debut of Slack and Uber.
Edward Helmore
September 25, 2020
the Guardian
Company's shares could start trading at $10 each when it goes public, bankers say
Cade Metz, Erin Griffith and Kate Conger
August 26, 2020
www.nytimes.com
A tech start-up named for objects in "The Lord of the Rings" has become a major government contractor. But what it does is not easy to understand.
Kirsten Korosec
July 7, 2020
TechCrunch
As the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the world, Palantir pitched its technology to bring big data to tracking efforts.
Erin Griffith
July 7, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The data start-up, which has a valuation of $20 billion, would be the largest Silicon Valley tech listing since Uber made its debut last year.
Sophia Kunthara
June 19, 2020
Crunchbase News
Reports surfaced earlier this month that the company was aiming to file confidentially to go public in the next couple of weeks.
Sophia Kunthara
May 26, 2020
Crunchbase News
If the company goes public soon, it would be a big move for the IPO market, which has been slow so far this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joseph Menn
November 22, 2019
U.S.
A group advocating ethical investing will ask backers of tech analytics company Palantir Technologies to push for changes to its business practices, a rare case of coordinated shareholder action against a privately held company.

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