Spire's $70m funding round covered in CNBC

16th November 2017
Spire launches small satellites to track all ships across oceans, rivers and lakes.

A start-up fighting pirates with satellites just raised $70 million

  • Luxembourg Future Fund is among investors in a $70 million funding round for Spire Global, a new space start-up.
  • Spire's satellites take a reading of the Earth's weather and maritime activity 100 times a day.
  • Space tech start-ups have raised $2 billion in funding from private investors in 2017.

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Read the full piece on Spire's funding round at CNBC

"We just lived through such a horrible hurricane season. If we knew which way Irma would go, or not, we could have helped tens of thousands of people."
Peter Platzer
CEO Spire