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.
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)600(+3%)
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
Laura Malinasky

Laura Malinasky

Chief Legal and People Officer
Nate Dickerman

Nate Dickerman

Chief Commercial Officer
Martin van Ryswyk

Martin van Ryswyk

SVP, Product
James Mason

James Mason

SVP, Space Systems
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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

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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


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6 6

Patents (US)

9 11

Trademarks (US)

5 5
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Planet Labs Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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

Planet Labs Cybersecurity Score

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Planet Labs Company Culture

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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'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 Releases ArcGIS Add-In & QGIS Plugin V2.0

At Planet, we’re committed to reducing the friction of using satellite imagery so our users can gain the greatest value from our data. We do this by partnering with leading GIS-providers and delivering the necessary tools and software needed to derive insights from our data. We’re excited to announc…

NASA Extends Agreement with Planet Under Its Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition Program

All NASA-funded researchers now have continued access to PlanetScope and RapidEye imagery through September 2021 following an extension of our current agreement under NASA’s Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program. Through the NASA CSDA Program, scientists have used Planet imagery for a …

2020: A Historic Year in Review

With a challenging 2020 behind us, I wanted to take a moment to recap an exceptional year for Planet, and peek into the year ahead. First, I want to acknowledge our team. I’m so proud of the resilience Planet has shown throughout this past year. Like many of you, we didn’t know […]

IMARA Wins 2020 Planet Copernicus Masters Challenge

The Copernicus Masters is an international competition that awards prizes to developers who leverage Earth observation data to solve important commercial and social problems. We issued a call for submissions to the Planet See Change, Change the World Challenge. This year, we’re in search of novel ap…

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Planet’s Legal Department

My desire to increase diversity, equity and inclusion at Planet is personal. I have spent my career primarily in the legal field. I’ve worked at both law firms and tech companies; and have been in Board rooms throughout that time. I have often found myself the only person of color or the […]

Innovative Science Applications Presented at AGU 2020

We’re always eager to see what researchers have been up to with our data and at this year’s annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the world’s largest gathering of geoscientists, we were thrilled to see that nearly 60 Planet-related abstracts were submitted! As the event kicks …
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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 Laura Malinasky.

  • How many employees does Planet Labs have?

    Planet Labs has 600 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.