Palantir Technologies is a public American software company that specializes in big data analytics.

Palantir Technologies is a Public American Software Company That Specializes in Big Data Analytics

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Founded: 2003

CEO: Alex Karp (2004–)

Revenue: 110 crores USD (2020)

Headquarters: Denver, Colorado, United States

Founders: Peter Thiel, Alex Karp, Joe Lonsdale, Stephen Cohen, Nathan Gettings

Subsidiaries: Kimonolabs, Inc., FT Technologies, Inc.

Headquartered in Denver, the company is known for three projects in particular: Palantir Gotham, Palantir Metropolis, and Palantir Foundry. Palantir Gotham is used by counter-terrorism analysts at offices in the United States Intelligence Community (USIC) and the United States Department of Defense. In the past, Gotham was used by fraud investigators at the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, a former US federal agency that operated from 2009 to 2015. Gotham was also used by cyber analysts at Information Warfare Monitor, a Canadian public-private venture which operated from 2003 to 2012. Palantir Metropolis is used by hedge funds, banks, and financial services firms. Palantir Foundry is used by corporate clients such as Morgan Stanley, Merck KGaA, Airbus, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

Palantir’s original clients were federal agencies of the USIC. It has since expanded its customer base to serve state and local governments, as well as private companies in the financial and healthcare industries.

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