PlanetiQ Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 23


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $8.89M

  • Investors
  • 16

PlanetiQ General Information


Provider of weather and climate data services intended to offer satellite-based weather forecasting and climate monitoring data and applications services. The company's satellites offer data for weather forecasting, climate monitoring, and space weather prediction, enabling clients to improve safety, minimize weather-related risk and protect the bottom line across multiple sectors.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Aerospace and Defense
Corporate Office
  • 15000 West 6th Avenue
  • Suite 202
  • Golden, CO 80401
  • United States
+1 (303) 000-0000

PlanetiQ Timeline

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PlanetiQ Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Later Stage VC 22-Aug-2023 $8.89M 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series B) 04-Jan-2021 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC 01-Feb-2018 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Jan-2016 $4M $5M 000 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 01-Jan-2015 $1M $1M 000 Completed Startup
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PlanetiQ Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Aerospace and Defense
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PlanetiQ Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
GeoOptics Venture Capital-Backed Pasadena, CA 0 000.00 0000000000 000.00
Capella Space Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
SpaceX Venture Capital-Backed Hawthorne, CA 00000 00.00 0000000000
Axelspace Venture Capital-Backed Tokyo, Japan 000 00000 00000000000 00000
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PlanetiQ Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ira Scharf Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Chris McCormick Co-Founder, President & Chairman
Emil Kursinski Ph.D Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Kelly Wells Vice President of Finance
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PlanetiQ Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
Avi Lindenbaum Kodem Growth Partners Board Observer 000 0000
Chris McCormick PlanetiQ Co-Founder, President & Chairman 000 0000
Eric Kirby Self Board Member 000 0000
George Ugras Ph.D AV8 Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Ira Scharf PlanetiQ Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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PlanetiQ Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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PlanetiQ Investors (16)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Tremendous View Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
VTC Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Access Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Arc Ventures (United States) Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
AV8 Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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PlanetiQ FAQs

  • When was PlanetiQ founded?

    PlanetiQ was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of PlanetiQ?

    Chris McCormick, Emil Kursinski Ph.D, Steven Joanis, and Christian Lenz are the founders of PlanetiQ.

  • Who is the CEO of PlanetiQ?

    Ira Scharf is the CEO of PlanetiQ.

  • Where is PlanetiQ headquartered?

    PlanetiQ is headquartered in Golden, CO.

  • What is the size of PlanetiQ?

    PlanetiQ has 23 total employees.

  • What industry is PlanetiQ in?

    PlanetiQ’s primary industry is Aerospace and Defense.

  • Is PlanetiQ a private or public company?

    PlanetiQ is a Private company.

  • What is PlanetiQ’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for PlanetiQ is 00000.

  • How much funding has PlanetiQ raised over time?

    PlanetiQ has raised $38M.

  • Who are PlanetiQ’s investors?

    Tremendous View Capital, VTC Ventures, Access Venture Partners, Arc Ventures (United States), and AV8 Ventures are 5 of 16 investors who have invested in PlanetiQ.

  • Who are PlanetiQ’s competitors?

    GeoOptics, Capella Space, SpaceX, and Axelspace are competitors of PlanetiQ.

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