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Palantir

Why it is one to watch: One of the oldest tech firms to go public, the 17-year-old secretive data analytics company is likely hoping to ride the wave of investor enthusiasm for enterprise software stocks. But its secretive nature and tight control by a handful of insiders could raise questions for investors. 

Expected timing: September 30th

Type: Direct Listing

S-1: Found here.

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Oracle Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Texas 

Dec. 11, 2020 · 2:59 PM PST · 1 comment
Oracle becomes the latest tech company to move its headquarters out of Silicon Valley, following Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Palantir.

Palantir in Talks to Help Save U.K.’s Covid Data Problems

Nov. 4, 2020 · 5:02 AM PST
The U.K. government has reportedly asked Palantir for help in fixing problems with its coronavirus tracking data.

Palantir Stock Drifts Down After Opening While Asana is Steady

Sept. 30, 2020 · 12:09 PM PDT
Both stocks went public via the direct listing route, the first two major tech stocks to do so since Slack last year.

Asana and Palantir Both Open Strongly

Sept. 30, 2020 · 5:10 AM PDT
Both stocks are going public via a direct listing, the first major tech stocks to do so since Slack went public midway through last year.

Palantir Goes on Defensive in S-1

Aug. 25, 2020 · 3:42 PM PDT
Many of Palantir’s financial metrics leaked last week, making the most revealing part of its S-1 filing CEO Alexander Karp’s railing against digital advertising-dependent tech firms.

Palantir Lost $580 Million in 2019, Leaked Documents Show

Aug. 21, 2020 · 1:07 PM PDT
The leak suggests Palantir's revenue is growing at a decent but unspectacular 25% a year.

Palantir to Move Headquarters to Denver

Aug. 19, 2020 · 6:32 PM PDT
CEO Alex Karp has decried the “monoculture” of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Palantir Eyes September for Direct Listing

Aug. 13, 2020 · 2:25 AM PDT
The company had been eyeing a direct listing bypassing some investment banking fees, similar to what Spotify had done and bypassing lockup periods for shareholders.

Palantir Files for IPO

July 7, 2020 · 12:55 AM PDT · 1 comment
Palantir, co-founded by the Peter Thiel, didn't reveal any financial details or disclose what valuation it is seeking in its filing for a public stock offering.

Palantir Raises $500 Million From Japanese Insurer

June 19, 2020 · 7:07 AM PDT
The fundraising could reduce any pressure on Palantir to go public this year.

Palantir Expected to File Confidentially for IPO in Coming Weeks

June 12, 2020 · 10:41 AM PDT
The big data firm could start trading later this year.

Palantir CEO Says Company May Go Public in the Next Year

May 26, 2020 · 12:53 PM PDT
“The problem with being a public company is that it can be culturally corrosive on the inside,” said Palantir co-founder Alex Karp.

Palantir Expected to Delay IPO Plans

April 21, 2020 · 8:26 AM PDT
Peter Thiel's data analytics firm had earlier planned to file for an IPO this fall.

Palantir Wins $111 Million U.S. Army Contract

Dec. 16, 2019 · 9:23 AM PST
The dealt strengthens Palantir’s ties with the U.S. government, which have strengthened as some tech companies balk at doing business with the Pentagon.