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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
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)340(+3%)
Job Openings59
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Spire Global

Peter Platzer

Peter Platzer

Founder & CEO
Jeroen Cappaert

Jeroen Cappaert

CTO
Joel Spark

Joel Spark

VP Space Systems
Theresa Condor

Theresa Condor

EVP, GM Spire Space Services GM Earth Intelligence
Johnny Truong

Johnny Truong

VP, Engineering
Keith Johnson

Keith Johnson

VP, General Manager Federal
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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 # 1050
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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Spire Global total Funding

$697.8 m

Spire Global latest funding size

$475 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Spire Global investors

Spire Global's latest funding round in March 2021 was reported to be $475 m. In total, Spire Global has raised $697.8 m. Spire Global's latest valuation is reported to be $1.6 b.
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Spire Global Revenue

Market valuation

1.6b
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Spire Global Operating Metrics

Sep, 2020Mar, 2021

Daily Processed Reports

130 m

Satellites Launched to Date

100140

Satellites Under Operation

80

Offices

66
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Spire Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NavSightMarch 01, 2021

Spire Global Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Spire Global Online and Social Media Presence

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Spire Global Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    56/100

  • Compensation

    D

    57/100

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Spire Global News and Updates

Spire Global CEO Says New Talent Was The Key To His Space Startup’s Billion-Dollar SPAC Deal

At first, Platzer assumed going public meant pursuing an IPO. But in the age of the SPAC, a company always has options.

IPO Edge to Host Fireside Chat with Spire Global CEO

Spire Global, Inc. (“Spire,” “Spire Global” or the “Company”), a leading provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, today announced that Peter Platzer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Spire, will participate in a fireside chat with IPO Edge on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 1:0…

Join Spire Global CEO in Fireside Chat at 1pm ET on Wednesday, August 4

Hear from Spire Global’s CEO on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET in a virtual even to discuss the company’s proprietary satellite technology and space-based data analytics solutions, as well as its pending business combination with NavSight Holdings. The event, hosted by IPO Edge in partnership…

Spire Global, Inc. Announces Preliminary First Half 2021 Selected Financial Results, Provides Updated Guidance for 2021

Spire Global, Inc. (“Spire Global”, “Spire”, or “the Company”) a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, today announced its preliminary financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2021 and provided updated guidance for the year ending December 31, 2021. On…

NavSight Holdings, Inc. and Spire Global Announce Registration Statement Effectiveness and Scheduled Special Meeting to Approve Business Combination on August 13, 2021

NavSight Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: NSH, “NavSight”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Spire Global, Inc. (“Spire”), a leading provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, today announced that NavSight’s registration statement on Form S-4 (File No. 333-256112), re…

Spire’s Earth observation contract includes GNSS-RO, GNSS-R data

Spire Global, a global provider of space-based data and analytics, has announced the continuation of its participation in NASA’s Commercial Smallsat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program with a $6 million contract extension.
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Spire Global Blogs

Four Misconceptions About Ocean Weather Forecasts

Water never sits still. Earth’s water cycle keeps water moving from place to place and from one form to another - it’s constant motion and because of this simple fact, it is challenging to forecast these ever-changing conditions.

Beta Begins: New solution delivers improved performance, quality, & innovation

Our new offering, Maritime 2.0, reduces duplicate MMSIs from 20% to 1%.

Radio Occultation in less than 500 words

In this mini-blog, we’re taking a look back at how radio occultation (RO) was created and how these remote measurements contribute to building better, more accurate forecasts right in your backyard.

Forecasting space weather’s impact on technology

We are heading into the sun’s storm season.

How weather adds costs to supply chains

Is your supply chain under the weather?

Three ways we make maritime data actionable

At Spire Maritime we always keep our customers top of mind. So, when we launch our new solutions, we like allowing our customers to test drive them, without any pressure to purchase. We are currently offering a free trial of Spire Analytics.
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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, Jeroen Cappaert and Joel Spark.

  • How many employees does Spire Global have?

    Spire Global has 340 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.