Category: Palantir

In its 4th revision to the SEC, Palantir tries to explain what the hell is going on
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In its 4th revision to the SEC, Palantir tries to explain what the hell is going on

For a company vaunted for its clandestine government work and strong engineering culture, you can’t help but wonder if the government’s bureaucratic norms and paperwork pushing are starting to flood into the Shire. When most companies go public, they file a Form S-1 with the SEC, wait a few weeks through the investor road show,…

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Leaked S-1 says Palantir would fight an order demanding its encryption keys
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Leaked S-1 says Palantir would fight an order demanding its encryption keys

Palantir, the secretive data analytics startup founded by billionaire investor Peter Thiel, would challenge a government order seeking the company’s encryption keys, according to a leaked document. TechCrunch has obtained a leaked copy of Palantir’s S-1, filed with U.S. regulators to take the company public. We’ve covered some ground already, including looking at Palantir’s financials,…

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Palantir and the great revenue mystery
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Palantir and the great revenue mystery

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. You can subscribe to the newsletter here if you haven’t yet.Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. As I write to you on Friday afternoon,…

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Palantir targeting 3 class voting structure according to leaked S-1, giving founders 49.999999% control in perpetuity
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Palantir targeting 3 class voting structure according to leaked S-1, giving founders 49.999999% control in perpetuity

We are continuing to make progress through Palantir’s leaked S-1 filing, which TechCrunch attained a copy of recently. We have covered the company’s financials this morning, and this afternoon we talked about the company’s customer concentration. Now I want to talk a bit about its ownership and stock valuation. First, let’s talk about ownership. Having…

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Leaked Palantir S-1 shows company has 125 customers after 17 years
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Leaked Palantir S-1 shows company has 125 customers after 17 years

We are still walking through Palantir’s leaked S-1, which as of the time of this writing, hasn’t yet been filed and published by the SEC. This morning, we discussed some of Palantir’s financials, including its revenues, margins, and net losses. The company’s customer base — and it’s high-degree of concentration — is a recurring theme in…

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