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Palantir Technologies

Palantir Technologies, Inc. is a private American software and services company headquartered in Palo Alto, California which specializes in big data analysis.
 

Palantir was founded in 2004 by a handful of PayPal alumni and Stanford computer scientists. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States with 15 offices throughout the world.

Palantir's original clients were federal agencies of the USIC. It has since expanded its customer base to serve state and local governments, as well as private companies in the financial and healthcare industries.[5] Karp, Palantir's chief executive officer, announced in 2013 that the company would not pursue an IPO, as going public would make "running a company like ours very difficult".

Palantir has raised a total of $2.1B in 19 funding rounds. The company received their last funding "Private Equity Round" on Mar 1, 2017. The company has also acquired Kimono Labs, Inc., Silk, FT Technologies, Poptip, Propeller & Voicegem to date.

Palantir in the News:

Palantir Will Struggle to Hold On to $20 Billion Valuation, Study Says

Palantir’s relationship with America’s spies has been worse than you’d think

PALANTIR ENABLES IMMIGRATION AGENTS TO ACCESS INFORMATION FROM THE CIA
  

Employee: Alexander karp
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Email address: akarp@palantir.com
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/alexander-karp/122/117/557
Employee: Joe Lonsdale
Title: Founder
Email address: jlonsdale@palantir.com
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/joe-lonsdale/0/5a2/669
Employee: Maggie Astolfi
Title: Head of Internal Data & Business Applications
Email address: mastolfi@palantir.com
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maggieastolfi/
Employee: Akash Jain
Title: Director of Engineering
Email address: akashj@palantir.com
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aki51/