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Astranis is a company building small telecommunications satellites. It offers MicroGEO, a satellite designed for geostationary orbit (GEO) and powered by a software-defined radio. The company is aimed to provide users with internet access in remote regions.
HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings5


Astranis is headquartered in
San Francisco, United States

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)97(-1%)
Job Openings14
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Astranis

John Gedmark

John Gedmark

Co-founder and CEO
Ryan McLinko

Ryan McLinko

Co-founder and CTO
Miki Heller

Miki Heller

VP, Business Operations and Strategy
Ali Younis

Ali Younis

Head of Business Development


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Astranis Office Locations

Astranis has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
420 Bryant St, San Francisco
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Astranis Financials and Metrics

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Astranis total Funding

$58.1 m

Astranis latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

9 months ago

Astranis investors

Astranis's latest funding round in February 2020 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Astranis has raised $58.1 m
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Astranis Operating Metrics

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Astranis News and Updates

Astranis adds former NASA administrator Dan Goldin to team

Astranis announced Sept. 17 that Goldin will chair the company’s new technical advisory board, and recently oversaw the critical design review of the company’s first satellite ahead of a mid-2021 launch.

Astranis reaches key milestone with MicroGEO communication satellite, aims for service to begin next summer

Satellite telecommunications startup Astranis has achieved a key technical milestone with its MicroGEO product, a small geosynchronous communications satellite that it will use to launch its first commercial service starting next summer for customers in Alaska. This is a big milestone for Astranis b…

Astranis raises $90 million in debt and equity ahead of first launch

Astranis said it would use the new money to finish its first satellite, a broadband “MicroGEO” satellite that will deliver internet to Alaska.

Microsatellite Startup Astranis Raises $90 Million to Power Next Generation of Internet Connectivity

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Astranis, the company building the next generation of telecommunication satellites, today announced a $90 million financing round to launch its first commercial satellite and build the foundation for the internet infrastructure of the future....

Astranis raises $90 million for its next-gen satellite broadband internet service

YC-backed Astranis has raised $90 million of new combined debt and equity funding in a Series B round led Venrock, with a sizeable contribution by existing investor (and lead of their 2018 round) Andreessen Horowitz. The funding will be used to help the company launch its first commercial satellites…

Exclusive: Space Internet startup Astranis raises $90 million

They'll attack the problem of four billion people without internet service one region at a time.
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Astranis Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Astranis founded?

    Astranis was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Astranis key executives?

    Astranis's key executives are John Gedmark, Ryan McLinko and Miki Heller.

  • How many employees does Astranis have?

    Astranis has 97 employees.

  • Who are Astranis competitors?

    Competitors of Astranis include Orbion Space Technology, Blue Canyon Technologies and SES Government Solutions.

  • Where is Astranis headquarters?

    Astranis headquarters is located at 420 Bryant St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Astranis offices?

    Astranis has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Astranis have?

    Astranis has 1 office.