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September 11, 2015

CartoDB Announces $23M Series B Round of Financing

CartoDB announced the close of $23 million in Series B financing to expand their mission, enabling anyone to map their world’s data and leverage the power of location. The funding is led by Accel Partners, with participation from Salesforce Ventures as well as our earlier investors, Earlybird and Kibo Ventures. They also warmly welcome Harry

June 30, 2015

Spire Raises $40M in Series B Financing

Spire, a satellite-powered data company, today announced it closed a $40 million Series B round of funding led by Promus Ventures with participation from new investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Jump Capital, as well as existing investors RRE Ventures and Lemnos Labs, among others. To date, Spire has secured just over $80 million through three

June 5, 2015

Drone Startup Sky-Futures Secures $3.8M from MMC to Scale up Oil and Gas Inspections

June 3, 2015—With the goal of supporting the most promising commercial drone businesses around the world, Airware launched the Commercial Drone Fund today and announced the first two investment recipients; Sky-Futures and Redbird. The fund is investing in companies that are developing technologies critical to scaling the use of drones across a variety of commercial

May 26, 2015

India Approves Budget for PSLV Rocket Launches

The Indian government approved $484 million to construct and launch 15 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rockets between 2017 and 2020. The aggressive schedule was made with the hope to secure more commercial launch service contracts.

April 15, 2015

MAPPS Launches 3DEP Funding Awareness Initiative

Washington, DC, April 15, 2014—In an effort to raise awareness of the need for accurate, state of the art elevation mapping data for the nation, MAPPS, the association of private sector geospatial firms, today launched a multi-faceted campaign in support of the U.S. Geological Survey's 3-dimentional elevation program (3DEP). At a 3DEP Stakeholders Forum held in

April 1, 2015

DroneDeploy Raises $9M; Series A Funding Led by Emergence Capital

San Francisco, Calif., March 31, 2015—DroneDeploy, a start-up that provides cloud– based software solutions for commercial drone operations, announced today that it has raised $9 million in Series A funding led by Emergence Capital, with participation from previous investors SoftTech, DataCollective and Angelpad. The investment adds to the $2 million in seed funding the company

January 27, 2015

Planet Labs Raises $95 Million

Planet Labs recently closed a $70 million Series C round of financing, including $25 million debt for a total of $95 million in financing. Data Collective led this round of financing, which comes after the company’s successful launch of 73 satellites, the opening of  a new headquarters in the heart of San Francisco and the addition of Tom Barton as chief operating officer.

January 27, 2015

Scene Sharp Receives $500,000 Investment from Government of Canada

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, Canada, Jan. 27, 2015—Scene Sharp Technologies Inc. has received $500,000 in investment from the Government of Canada through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). Provided as a repayable loan, the investment will support conversion of the Scene Sharp Fuze Go image fusion software from standard desktop software to cloud-based and software-as-a-service product offerings. “Our government

January 20, 2015

50 Climate Change Research Projects Receive Funding

The U.S. Department of the Interior recently announced 50 new research projects with universities and other partners, awarding nearly $6 million for inquiries into the effects of climate change and community preparedness.

October 28, 2014

Copernicus Operations Secured through 2021

PARIS, Oct. 28, 2014—In a landmark agreement for Europe’s Copernicus programme, the European Commission and ESA have signed an Agreement of over €3 billion to manage and implement the Copernicus ‘space component’ between 2014 and 2021.The Multiannual Financial Framework is a seven-year plan for the EU’s budget that includes the provision of about €4.3 billion for the