Spire Global

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Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates a multi-purpose constellation of satellites. It offers data and algorithms that provide maritime, aviation, and weather tracking. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a ground station network and operations that provide real-time global coverage.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitespire.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)251(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Spire Global

Peter Platzer

Peter Platzer

Founder & CEO
Theresa Condor

Theresa Condor

EVP, Corporate Development
Jeroen Cappaert

Jeroen Cappaert

CTO
Joel Spark

Joel Spark

Co-Founder & Chief Satellite Architect
John Lusk

John Lusk

VP & General Manager, Global Data Services
Johnny Truong

Johnny Truong

VP, Engineering
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Spire Global Office Locations

Spire Global has offices in San Francisco, Boulder, Vienna, Luxembourg and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
251 Rhode Island St #204, San Francisco
Boulder, CO, US
1690 38th St
Vienna, VA, US
8000 Towers Crescent Dr #1225
Luxembourg, LU
33 Rue Sainte-Zithe
Singapore, SG
19 China Street, #02-01, Far East Square
Glasgow, GB
45 Finnieston Street, Unit 5A, Sky Park 5
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Spire Global Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2012

Spire Global total Funding

$222.8 m

Spire Global latest funding size

$24 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Spire Global investors

Spire Global's latest funding round in December 2020 was reported to be $24 m. In total, Spire Global has raised $222.8 m
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Spire Global Operating Metrics

Sep, 2020

Services Provided

5

Daily Processed Reports

130 m

Satellites Launched to Date

100

Satellites Under Operation

80
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Spire Global Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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Spire Global Online and Social Media Presence

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Spire Global Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    C

    66/100

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Spire Global News and Updates

Luxembourg: EIB Announces First Direct financing for a start-up in the European New Space sector - 20 million venture loan for Spire Global

Today at Web Summit 2020, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the long-term lending institution of the European Union and  Spire Global , a company with the world’s largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites announced a  venture debt  financing agreement of up to €20 million.read more

GeoOptics and Spire Global win NOAA weather data contracts

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded its first contracts Nov. 20 to purchase radio occultation data from commercial satellite operators to GeoOptics and Spire Global. SpaceNews

Weather models improve with COSMIC-2 and Spire Global data

The U.S. Air Force and European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts noted significant improvements in numerical weather prediction models with the recent addition of global navigation satellite system radio occultation datasets. SpaceNews

Spire Global shares early data from GNSS Reflectometry satellites

Spire Global shared the first light data from its new Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Reflectometry satellites at the American Meteorological Society conference in Boston. SpaceNews.com

Spire Global announces partnership with insurance analytics firm Concirrus

Spire Global announced an agreement Aug. 13 to share data and develop new products alongside Concirrus, a London-based insurance analytics company. SpaceNews.com

Spire Global Enters Maritime Safety Agreement

Spire Global once again is expanding its reach in monitoring maritime activities from space.
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Spire Global Blogs

Maritime data: Why it’s vital to set a goal when working with data

When embarking into the 'data economy', not setting the right goals may mean that you find yourself in a data swamp." Simon van den Dries, our GM, explains why goal setting is the secret sauce to succeeding with data.

What if weather forecasts could be optimized for ports?

The maritime industry continues to embrace digitalization with a new focus this year on port weather forecasts.

Infographic: 2020 in Maritime data

Spire Maritime data tells a year of records and milestones in pictures. As we look back at a year of unprecedented events, our data tracked miles travelled and port calls across the planet. Here’s what we found.

In a Challenging Year, We Stayed Focused on Customers

in 2020 we grew our constellation, increased our output, launched new features and stayed focused on our customers.

How to get started with GRIB2 Weather forecasts in Maritime

Learn more about our GRIB2 tutorials that help beginners and intermediate data users start seeing the benefits of working with weather data almost instantly.

Five port digitalization trends to watch in 2021

Seaports play a key role in supporting a nation's global competitiveness and 2020 was a challenging year for port operations. Here are five trends that kept ports operating efficiently throughout the many challenges of 2020.
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Spire Global Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Spire Global founded?

    Spire Global was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Spire Global key executives?

    Spire Global's key executives are Peter Platzer, Theresa Condor and Jeroen Cappaert.

  • How many employees does Spire Global have?

    Spire Global has 251 employees.

  • Who are Spire Global competitors?

    Competitors of Spire Global include Telesat, Acellent Technologies and Satellogic.

  • Where is Spire Global headquarters?

    Spire Global headquarters is located at 251 Rhode Island St #204, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Spire Global offices?

    Spire Global has offices in San Francisco, Boulder, Vienna, Luxembourg and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Spire Global have?

    Spire Global has 6 offices.