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Privateer Completes Series A Round and Acquires Orbital Insight

Orbital Insight's Terrascope

Privateer CEO Alex Fielding has announced the Company's successful $56.5 million series A raise and consequent acquisition of analytics firm Orbital Insight. This merger will, therefore, include mapping and intelligence services as part of Privateer's space data offerings as it adds Orbital Insight as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Aero X Ventures led the round, with participation from other investors, including Lux Capital, BOKA Group, Starburst Ventures, and the Winklevoss twins.

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Tsuri Shemer, IAI

At the GEOINT 2024, Torsten Kriening spoke with Tsuri Shemer, Marketing and Business Development Space at IAI about their presence at GEOINT, their new OptSAR-550 satellites and the Mini Communication Satellites. IAI leads space programs for national security, scientific research, and commercial applications for Israel's MOD, foreign governments and private entities. 

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Gary Dunow, USGIF

During the GEOINT Symposium, Torsten Kriening had a chance to talk with Gary Dunow, Vice President for Strategic Development about the conference program in the exhibition hall, the USGIF Working Groups and the international expansion of the organization. Mr. Dunow joined USGIF in 2023 after he served over 37 years in the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Clement Galic, Unseenlabs

Unseenlabs is a French company based in Rennes, Brittany, and founded in 2015 by the Galic brothers. At the GEOINT 2024 , Torsten Kriening spoke with Clement Galic, CEO and Co Founder about the unique idea of RF detection services, use cases and future development. Unseenlabs has developed a new technology using radio frequency signals detection − or space-based RF detection − to geolocate vessels whose emitters are turned off. Unseenlabs uses satellites to provide data to its private and public customers (governments, shipping companies, NGOs, shipowners, etc.) worldwide.

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ispace Collaborates with UNESCO on Next Lunar Mission

ispace UNESCO

ispace, inc. has announced its cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on a lunar mission intended to preserve humanity’s language and cultures on the Moon. At the Information Meeting on Universal Acceptance, held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on May 6, 2024, UNESCO announced its mission to transport and safeguard languages and cultural treasures on the lunar surface.

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Danti Announces Successful Closure of Seed Funding Round


Danti has announced it has raised $5M in a Seed round led by Shield Capital. Also participating are existing investors Tech Square Ventures, Humba Ventures and Leo Polovets, Space.VC, and Radius Capital. The Company is developing an AI Data Analyst that can answer questions about any place and time instantly. Danti has now deployed its technology across Government customers to support them in their missions.

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Ronda Schrenk, USGIF

At the end of day one of the USGIF GEOINT Symposium 2024, Torsten Kriening had the opportunity to speak with Ronda Schrenk, CEO of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) about the first day take away, the observations at the show and Women as Leaders initiative of the foundation. Ronda Schrenk leads the Foundation in its mission to promote the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and develop a stronger GEOINT community among government, industry, academia, professional organizations

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Jasmin Inbar, ASTERRA

At the first day of the GEOINT 2024, Torsten Kriening had the opportunity to talk with Jasmin Inbar, VP of Earth Observation and Head of Corporate Development at Asterra to talk about the unique capabilities the company has to offer. ASTERRA provides a number of industries with intelligence and insights from beneath the surface of their largest installations.

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