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Palantir Technologies is a provider of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing information. The company builds data fusion platforms for integrating, managing and securing any kind of data. Palantir layers applications for fully interactive, human-driven, machine-assisted analysis. It offers Palantir Gotham, a platform that integrates, manages, secures and analyzes enterprise data, and Palantir Metropolis, a platform that integrates, enriches, models and analyzes quantitative data.
TypePrivate
Founded2004
HQPalo Alto, US
Websitepalantir.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Culture scoreB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)2,501
Job Openings66
Revenue (Y, 2018)$1 B(-33%)

Key People/Management at Palantir

Alex Karp

Alex Karp

CEO
Joe Lonsdale

Joe Lonsdale

Founder
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Palantir Office Locations

Palantir has offices in Palo Alto, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and in 16 other locations
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
100 Hamilton Ave
Los Angeles, US
Los Angeles, CA, USA
New York, US
15 Little W 12th St
Seattle, US
419 Occidental Ave S
Washington, US
1025 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Canberra, AU
71 Northbourne Ave
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Palantir Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Palantir's latest funding round in November 2016 was reported to be $20 m. In total, Palantir has raised $2 b. Palantir's latest valuation is reported to be $15.4 b.
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Palantir Revenue

Palantir's revenue was reported to be $1 b in Y, 2018
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

1.0b

Net income (Y, 2018)

(30.0m)

Market valuation

15.4b
USDY, 2015Y, 2018E

Revenue

1.5b1.0b

Gross bookings

1.7b

Net Income

(30.0m)
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

467.5k
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Palantir Operating Metrics

Palantir's Backlog was reported to be $1.7b in Y, 2015.
Y, 2014Y, 2015Aug, 2019

Backlog

$1 b$1.70 b

Industries Served

17

Private Customers' Volume

$1.13 b
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Palantir Online and Social Media Presence

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Palantir Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    86/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    86/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    84/100

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Palantir News and Updates

Palantir picks up more COVID-19 contracts, this time with the VA

Palantir, the data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel, is already an active tech player in the scrum for federal contracts, but it’s playing a new and increasingly prominent role in providing the government with software tools to address the COVID-19 crisis. This month, the Department of Ve…

Palantir, The Peter Thiel-Backed $20 Billion Big Data Cruncher, Scores $17 Million Coronavirus Emergency Relief Deal

Palantir, the tech company that caused controversy in its work with ICE, is getting more business from the federal government COVID-19 response funds than any other Silicon Valley company.

Palantir expects revenue to top $1 billion this year

The CDC has been using software from the company, which was co-founded by billionaire investor and Trump advisor Peter Thiel.

The U.S. Coast Guard Just Ordered Palantir Tech For Help With COVID-19 ‘Readiness’

Silicon Valley startup Palantir is working with global governments to apply its data mining and analysis to tracking supplies and virus spread during the coronavirus pandemic.

Palantir provides COVID-19 tracking software to CDC and NHS, pitches European health agencies

As the floor drops out from under many startups, some tech companies are finding a path forward by meeting new government needs. Among them is Palantir, a secretive government-friendly big data operation that’s able to ingest vast amounts of information to visualize trends and track individuals — us…

Palantir in Talks With Germany, France for Virus-Fighting Tool

Palantir in Talks With Germany, France for Virus-Fighting Tool
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Palantir Blogs

The pandemic shows we need to take back control of our fragile systems

Governments and companies need to move past reliance on fragile systems and retake control of our critical structures immediately. Without action, the projections for the impact of this virus could fall short of the true economic, social, and geopolitical consequences.We are all familiar with the ex…

Automating the COVID Persons Under Investigation form

On the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak, clinicians and health administrators are burdened with completing a 100 field form for laboratory-confirmed cases and Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19. To combat this latency and improve standardization, Palantir has created an application …

Best practices for using data during a crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic appears likely to rank among the most serious epidemics in modern history, with a mortality rate and global impact that has invited comparisons to the Spanish influenza of 1918. There is reason to hope, though: Data, technology, and globalization have fundamentally changed our …

Tips on finding great jobs

Fall of 2018, I applied to and interviewed with many tech companies in Seattle: everything from satellite offices of established companies to a two-person startup. Through the process that ultimately led me to Palantir, I assembled a job candidate’s toolbox for applying to companies, staying organiz…

Protecting Terraform resources with Sentinel

I want to tell you about something cool we’ve recently rolled out in Palantir’s cloud infrastructure: Sentinel policies in Terraform! This blog post demonstrates a simple Sentinel implementation for avoiding accidental deletion of Terraform resources.We use Terraform to create and maintain most of t…

Leveling up your company: A lexicon for digital transformation success

Over the course of fifteen years and hundreds of customer deployments, we at Palantir have had some time to reflect on what drives impactful digital transformation — and there’s even more learning left to do. But what we do know is that digital transformation is a journey, not a destination; and whe…
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Palantir Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Palantir founded?

    Palantir was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Palantir key executives?

    Palantir's key executives are Alex Karp and Joe Lonsdale.

  • How many employees does Palantir have?

    Palantir has 2,501 employees.

  • What is Palantir revenue?

    Latest Palantir annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Palantir revenue per employee?

    Latest Palantir revenue per employee is $399.8 k.

  • Who are Palantir competitors?

    Competitors of Palantir include Tableau Software, Splunk and Mu Sigma.

  • Where is Palantir headquarters?

    Palantir headquarters is located at 100 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Palantir offices?

    Palantir has offices in Palo Alto, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does Palantir have?

    Palantir has 21 offices.