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Palantir Technologies is working to radically change how groups analyze information. We were founded in 2004 by a handful of PayPal alumni and Stanford computer scientists. Since then we've doubled in size every year while retaining our early-stage values: a startup culture, strong work ethic and rigorous hiring standards.

We currently offer a suite of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing the world's information. We support many kinds of data including structured, unstructured, relational, temporal and geospatial.

Our products are built for real analysis with a focus on security, scalability, ease of use and collaboration. They are broadly deployed in the intelligence, defense, law enforcement and financial communities, and are spreading rapidly by word of mouth into applications in other industries and realms of impact.

Palantir is headquartered in downtown Palo Alto, CA, with offices around the world.

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The Palantir Scholarship for Women in Engineering Finalists Are Here

Virtual labs where doctors and prosthetic designers can collaborate in the same “room.” Touch screen interfaces for cars. Robots that work with autistic children. Sequencing the genome of cancer cells. These are just some of the projects that the 2013 Palantir Scholarship for Women in Engineering finalists are working on. These nine women were invited [...]

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Palantir Sync brings together investigative, regulatory, and prosecutorial communities to discuss how technology can revolutionize their missions

Last month we hosted Palantir Sync: Investigate, which brought together members of the investigative, regulatory, and prosecutorial communities for a discussion of how technology and data are transforming their missions. Through a series of presentations we demonstrated how our software could provide a single, end-to-end platform for their investigations—from initial lead all the way to [...]

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GovConUK II Presentations Now Available

In late May, we held GovConUK II at the Renaissance St. Pancras Hotel in London. The event highlighted our expanding global footprint and the technical advances we’ve made since our first conference in the UK two years ago. Returning GovCon presenter, Sgt. Pete Jackson, demonstrated how Palantir Gotham’s capabilities are used at the Los Angeles [...]

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Team Rubicon: using Palantir to improve disaster recovery

Team Rubicon’s William Gauntner uses Palantir Mobile client to provide immediate data to relief agencies in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma. Time’s Nation blog just published a piece describing the work of Team Rubicon in Moore, Oklahoma in the wake of the powerful tornado that created a swath of devastation on May 20, 2013. Entitled, “How Vets and [...]

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Palantir at StrataRX 2012: Doing Big Data By Yourself

Lauren Chaparro and I were honored to be among the speakers at Strata RX 2012, O’Reilly’s conference on the use of big data in health care/medical field. Our talk was called “Doing Big Data All By Yourself: Interactive Data Driven Decision Making by Non-Programmers“. I gave the first half of the talk, delving into the [...]

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