Alex Karp

With billions of dollars at stake, Merck and Palantir partner to discover drugs faster

Merck, the German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company, is teaming up with Silicon Valley’s highest-profile┬ádata and analysis software company, Palantir, to more quickly develop ne

Why a Palantir IPO might not be far off

Earlier this week, BuzzFeed got its hands on a stock purchase offer arranged by Palantir for its employees, one that asked current and former employees to agree to a host of stipulations. Among them,

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

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/picture-107.png" />When Alex Karp needed funding for a young start up named <a href="http://www.palantir.com/">Palantir</a> in 2005, dozens of