Planet Labs

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Planet Labs is a space and data analytics company. The company operates large fleets of Earth-imaging satellites to image the entire planet. Its products include planet monitoring, planet basemaps, planet tasking, planet apps, planet analytic feeds, and planet platforms.
TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteplanet.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureA-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)653(+3%)
Job Openings59
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Planet Labs

Will Marshall

Will Marshall

Co-Founder and CEO
Robbie Schingler

Robbie Schingler

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Ashley Fieglein Johnson

Ashley Fieglein Johnson

Chief Financial and Operating Officer
Nate Dickerman

Nate Dickerman

Chief Commercial Officer
Laura Malinasky

Laura Malinasky

Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
Martin van Ryswyk

Martin van Ryswyk

SVP, Product
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Planet Labs Office Locations

Planet Labs has offices in San Francisco, Washington and Berlin
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
645 Harrison St 4th Floor
Washington, DC, US
The Internet Association, 1333 H St NW #300W
Berlin, DE
22 Kurfürstendamm
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Planet Labs Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

Planet Labs total Funding

$326.1 m

Planet Labs latest funding size

$168 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Planet Labs investors

Planet Labs's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $168 m. In total, Planet Labs has raised $326.1 m
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Planet Labs Operating Metrics

May, 2020Sep, 2020

Products

66

Partners

66

Patents (US)

911

Trademarks (US)

55
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Planet Labs Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Boundless SpatialDecember 18, 2018
Terra BellaFebruary 03, 2017

Planet Labs Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Planet Labs Online and Social Media Presence

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Planet Labs Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    80/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    69/100

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Planet Labs News and Updates

Global Commercial Satellite Imaging Market Outlook Report 2020: Key Players are Galileo, Blacksky, Planet Labs, Telespazio, DigitalGlobe, Exelis, Trimble Navigation, SkyLab Analytics, Spaceknow

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Commercial Satellite Imaging - Global Market Outlook (2019-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global Commercial Satellite Imaging market accounted for $2,528.96 million in 2019 and is expected to reach $6,675.65...

Planet Labs Blogs

Planet and Farmers Edge Agree to New Contract to Power Sustainable and Profitable Farming

We’re thrilled to announce that Planet has signed a new, three-year, non-exclusive contract with Farmers Edge, a valued customer since 2017. Through this partnership, Farmers Edge will process Planet’s satellite data with its proprietary algorithms, integrate it into other field-centric datasets, th…

In Search of Innovative Ideas for Planet’s Copernicus Masters ‘See Change, Change the World’ Challenge

For the fourth year in a row, Planet is partnering with the Copernicus Masters competition in search of innovative start-up ideas with a focus on the environment and climate change. The Copernicus Masters ”See Change, Change the World” challenge is now open for submissions and everyone can apply wit…

Explore 2021: Discover the Power of Global Connection

After a challenging year, Planet is looking ahead to bring together our global community. Today, we’re excited to announce that Planet Explore 2021 will be held virtually on October 12-13. Like years past, Explore is free to attend, and you can register today!  At last year’s Explore 2020, we welcom…

Part 2: Carbon Farming—What Is It And What Does It Mean For Global Sustainability Efforts?

Both public and private entities increasingly view carbon farming as a way to achieve carbon neutrality. On the private side, a number of agriculture related and food value chain companies are investing in new models that integrate and commit to regenerative agriculture practices. On the public side…

The Atlantic braces for another busy hurricane season

The Atlantic hurricane season is here and like year’s past, it’s projected to be difficult. Last year was the busiest season on record, with a record 30 named storms with 12 making landfall. The 2020 season was so busy in fact, that the U.S. National Hurricane Center used up its entire list […]

Arva and Planet Partner to Provide Scalable Prediction for Agricultural Field Performance

The agriculture sector is continuously evolving and transforming to support the growing population. Advances in technology, including the adoption of satellite data, robotics, and drones have rapidly expanded the scale and speed of production leading to yet another agriculture revolution, at the hea…
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Planet Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Planet Labs founded?

    Planet Labs was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Planet Labs key executives?

    Planet Labs's key executives are Will Marshall, Robbie Schingler and Ashley Fieglein Johnson.

  • How many employees does Planet Labs have?

    Planet Labs has 653 employees.

  • Who are Planet Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Planet Labs include Orbital Insight, Space Dynamics Laboratory and Millennium Engineering and Integration.

  • Where is Planet Labs headquarters?

    Planet Labs headquarters is located at 645 Harrison St 4th Floor, San Francisco.

  • Where are Planet Labs offices?

    Planet Labs has offices in San Francisco, Washington and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Planet Labs have?

    Planet Labs has 3 offices.