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.) (Sept 2021)698(+3%)
Job Openings68
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Planet Labs

Will Marshall

Will Marshall

Co-Founder , CEO
Robbie Schingler

Robbie Schingler

Co-Founder , Chief Strategy Officer
Ashley Fieglein Johnson

Ashley Fieglein Johnson

Chief Financial and Operating Officer
Laura Malinasky

Laura Malinasky

Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
Kevin Weil

Kevin Weil

President Product and Business
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

3 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

81/100

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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

Planet Labs Wins U.S. Contract for Satellite Data to Study Crops

USDA Taps California Satellite Data Firm to Scrutinize Crops

Register for our upcoming webinar with Allsource Analysis

Register for our upcoming webinar with Allsource Analysis to learn how tip and cue workflows, powered by Planet's satellite constellations, allow them to verify change at key locations and provide finished geospatial intelligence to their customers.

Members of our EU Carbon+ Farming Coalition will host a webinar

As we approach #UNFSS2021, members of our EU Carbon+ Farming Coalition will host a webinar to show how a multistakeholder approach can create systemic change and accelerate Europe’s transition to a net-zero, nature-positive economy with its #EUGreenDeal.

NASA Expands Access To Planet Data To All US Federal Civilian Agencies

We’re excited to announce that NASA has expanded our contract with their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program to provide access to PlanetScope imagery for scientific research use for all U.S. Federal Civilian researchers and National Science Foundation funded researchers, including th…

Introducing The First Round Of Explore 2021 Keynote Speakers

Explore 2021 is all about building connections across sectors and geographies to find solutions to pressing global challenges, and this year you will hear straight from the leaders and organizations reimagining how we drive economic growth, improve human livelihoods, and steward the environment.

Planet has won a Globee award for the 'Customer Service & Support Department of the Year' category

We're excited to share Planet has won a Globee award for the 'Customer Service & Support Department of the Year' category! Congratulations to our technical support team for their excellent work and dedication to ensure all of our customers needs were met during this challenging year.
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Planet Labs Blogs

Planet Works to Accelerate Sustainable Development and Progress on the SDGs

Six years ago today, on September 25, 2015, the United Nations finalized the 2030  Agenda, ratifying the 17 Sustainable Develop Goals, or SDGs which outlined key objectives for a more equitable and sustainable future. The SDGs provide a comprehensive set of criteria that, if met, will ensure global …

Planet’s Data Helps Establish Scientific Rigor for SMARTFARM Carbon Monitoring Program

The U.S. Corn Belt produces around 30% of all the corn and soybeans grown globally. These two crops, alongside rice and sorghum, makeup a large portion of biofuel crop yields within the U.S. and provide a low-carbon alternative to traditional fuel sources (coal and oil). Not only does this incredibl…

Part 3: Carbon Farming – What Is It And What Does It Mean For Global Sustainability Efforts?

Agriculture lies at the heart of the European Union (EU). Within the borders of the EU, 39% of land is dedicated to agricultural practices and 37% of the EU budget is dedicated to support the sector, by far the largest recipient of EU funds. However, this sector also contributes 10% of EU […]

Planet Data Enables Climate Transparency Through New Partnership with Climate TRACE

The transition to a low-carbon, climate-positive future will require innovation in almost every sector of the global economy, from energy, transport and agriculture to cities, finance, and land use. Achieving this transition will require independent, timely assessment of climate emissions, to guide …

Planet and dMY IV Announce Upsized PIPE – Additional $50 Million from CPP Investments

New commitments bring total raised from PIPE from $200 million to more than $250 million Fully committed PIPE transaction is in conjunction with Planet’s agreement to become a publicly traded company through merger with dMY IV Planet Labs Inc. (“Planet”), a leading provider of daily data and insight…

Self-Guided Learning Opportunities For Hispanic Heritage Month

In 2021, Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 and ends October 15, as it has every year since 1989. It’s split across two months because September 15 is a key date in the history of several Latin American countries: It’s when Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua decl…
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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 698 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.