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Geospatial Analysis Firm Ursa Space Systems Raises $5.45 Million

Ursa Space Systems, a geospatial big data company, closed $5.45 million of a $5.7 million equity private placement, according to a recent Form D filing.  Separately, the firm partnered with ...
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Geospacial Analysis Firm SpaceKnow Plans Expansion of Near-Time Economic Metrics

Spaceknow, a geospatial big data company, is recruiting for an economist as it seeks to expand the sensor-driven economic metrics it offers. SpaceKnow offers two products: an on-demand geospatial analytics ...

CME Adds Alternative Data To Its Data Offerings

CME Group added geospatial data from Orbital Insight and TellusLabs to its data offerings, as alternative data becomes more broadly distributed.  The satellite data added by CME is mainly targeted ...

IHS Markit Enhances Vessel Tracking With Real Time Satellite Data

As part of its CEO’s promise to leverage more alternative data, IHS Markit partnered with satellite data provider exactEarth to augment its maritime vessel tracking service. exactEarth’s AISLive tracks the ...

Fed Study Endorses Satellite Imagery For Economic Forecasting

A recent report by Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City researchers found that night illumination data improved predictions of US export growth and speculated that the utility of the data ...
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Alternative Data Firm Thasos Expands As Geolocation Data Thrives

Geolocation data firm Thasos Group is boosting its staffing and product range as geolocation data has become one of the hottest segments of the alternative data space.  With demand has ...

Alternative Data Firm Geospatial Insight Launches Non-US Oil Storage Monitoring

In the wake of a recent financing, UK-based satellite and aerial imagery analysis provider Geospatial Insight launched TankWatch to track oil storage facilities located in the Asia, the Middle East, ...
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Alternative Data Firm Kayrros Hires Ex-GLG Executive

Alternative data firm Kayrros which specializes in energy markets has hired a former Gerson Lehrman Group manager as it plans to expand its buy-side presence. Paris-based Kayrros hired Axel Ronteix ...

Geospatial Firm RS Metrics Partners With Wolfe Research

After wooing a high-profile quant from Deutsche Bank, Wolfe Research, one of the most high-profile research boutiques, has entered into a distribution deal with satellite analysis firm RS Metrics.  The ...

Geospatial Firm Descartes Labs Raises $30 Million

Satellite imagery firm Descartes Labs closed a $30 million Series B funding round.  The financing was led by LA-based venture capital firm March Capital, with participation by the private equity ...