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Understory detects rain, hail, wind and other weather events directly at the earth’s surface. While traditional, radar-enabled weather centers collect data by analyzing conditions observed in the atmosphere, Understory’s “ground-truth”-based detection is a marked enhancement in both resolution and fidelity, providing real-time datasets and graphical views of the movement and intensity of weather events, which leads to proper insight and early detection of risks. This new, sensor-enabled big data impacts insurance, agriculture, broadcast, and many other industries.
HQSomerville, MA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)20(-4%)
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Understory Office Locations

Understory has offices in Somerville and Madison
Somerville, MA, US (HQ)
28 Dane St
Madison, WI, US
4916 E Broadway #200
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Understory total Funding

$22.3 m

Understory latest funding size

$5.30 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Understory investors

Understory's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $5.3 m. In total, Understory has raised $22.3 m
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YCD gewinnt den ersten Preis bei den Digital Signage Awards für das Projekt Amazon Understory at the Spheres und wird bei den APEX Awards als Finalist ausgewählt

NEW YORK, 5. März 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- YCD Multimedia, der weltweit führende Anbieter von modernen Digital Signage-Lösungen, gab heute bekannt, dass das Unternehmen den renommierten Digital Signage Award in der Kategorie Corporate Communications gewonnen und bei den APEX Awards in der...

YCD remporte le premier prix aux Digital Signage Awards pour le projet « Understory at the Spheres » d'Amazon et elle est sélectionnée comme finaliste aux APEX Awards pour le projet Amazon

NEW YORK, 5 mars 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- YCD Multimedia, premier fournisseur mondial de solutions avancées d'affichage dynamique, a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'elle a remporté le prestigieux prix « Digital Signage » (affichage dynamique) dans la catégorie « communication institutionnelle » et...

Wisconsin’s Understory raises $7.5 million for on-the-ground weather stations

Understory's new funding, which it hopes to use to double headcount, comes from Madison's 4490 Ventures, and the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund.

Silicon Valley VCs will not be riding to the rescue of the midwest’s startups anytime soon

Alex Kubicek needed $1 million. His company, Understory, designed sensors to prevent unnecessary repairs after severe hailstorms, something common in the US midwest. The technology…

SaltStack’s $15.5M Series A funding round is largest ever for an IT automation firm

Information technology infrastructure automation vendor SaltStack Inc. this week closed what it claims is the largest-ever Series A financing round in its market’s history. At $15.5 million, the infusion dwarfs the $2 million and $2.5 million raised by competitors Puppet Inc. and Chef Software Inc. …
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Understory Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Understory founded?

    Understory was founded in 2012.

  • How many employees does Understory have?

    Understory has 20 employees.

  • Who are Understory competitors?

    Competitors of Understory include AIStorm, Carbon Relay and Provizio.

  • Where is Understory headquarters?

    Understory headquarters is located at 28 Dane St, Somerville.

  • Where are Understory offices?

    Understory has offices in Somerville and Madison.

  • How many offices does Understory have?

    Understory has 2 offices.