Astranis is a satellite Internet startup focused on building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Astranis' mission is to improves access to internet connectivity by making smaller and more powerful satellites at a fraction of the cost.

Astranis was founded in 2015 by John Gedmark and Ryan McLinko. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Astranis splits the difference - taking advantage of advances in technology to build a satellite that’s smaller and hundreds of millions of dollars less expensive - while putting those satellites in geosynchronous orbit to help provide connectivity where it’s currently lacking.


Astranis is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, Venrock and others. The company raised $90M ($40M in equity and $50M in Debt financing) in a latest round on Feb 13, 2020. This brings Astranis' total funding to $103.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $103.5M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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