palantir technologies

  • Formation 8 And Palantir Founder Joe Lonsdale Named In Sexual Assault Lawsuit

    Joe Lonsdale, the technology executive best known as the co-founder of Palantir and a partner of venture capital firm Formation 8, has been accused of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and other charges in a civil lawsuit filed this week in San Francisco. Formation 8 is also named as a defendant in the suit. Reached today for comment, Lonsdale categorically denied all of the claims and said he… Read More

  • SEC Watch: Palantir Technologies Raises $50 Million In New Funding

    After raising a whopping $90 million last year, Palantir Technologies appears to be raising another big round. According to an SEC filing, the company has just raised $50 million in new funding. This would bring Palantir’s total funding to $175 million. The company declined to comment on the filing. Founded in 2004 by former PayPal employees and Stanford computer scientists, Palantir… Read More

  • Palantir: The Next Billion-Dollar Company Raises $90 Million

    Palantir: The Next Billion-Dollar Company Raises $90 Million

    When Alex Karp needed funding for a young start up named Palantir in 2005, dozens of investors said “No.” He was trying to sell them on the idea of a high-powered analysis platform that could scan multiple databases simultaneously— a tool that government officials and corporations could use to tackle complex problems. “Enterprise is a dirty word and that’s the… Read More

  • Realtime Money Flows: Xignite Supplies On-Demand Financial Market Data

    Xignite, a San Mateo, CA-based provider of on-demand financial market data, today announced a couple of new customers that are working on interesting things, including micro-blogging information service StockTwits and iPhone app developer Turing Studios. Customer wins are one thing, but Xignite has a pretty interesting model, has attracted millions in venture capital funding, boasts an… Read More