Geospatial Intelligence

BlackSky Stock: Low-Latency Geospatial Intelligence

If you can figure out what motivates someone, you’re in a much better position at the negotiation table. In the case of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), you have three stakeholders at the table – the sponsor who gets paid millions if any deal gets done (sponsors have seen average returns of +958%), the company […]

Planet Stock: The Leader in Geospatial Intelligence

Perhaps you’ve heard the old story about how JFK’s father, Joe Kennedy, decided to get out of the stock market when the shoeshine boy started giving him stocks tips. It seems like every market crash has been preceded by a period of mania where investors have been replaced by speculators who will buy just about […]

MDA Stock Offers Diversified Exposure to Space Theme

Only a few movie sequels ever truly succeed. One exception is “The Empire Strikes Back,” which every Star Wars fan knows is the best film of the series. The investors who backed the film would also agree, as it grossed about $550 million worldwide in 1980. In today’s greenbacks, that’s more than $1.7 billion when […]

Investing in Geospatial Intelligence Stocks

For retail investors, the biggest barrier to entry for investing in any technology thesis is the availability of pure-play stocks. That usually changes when a startup becomes publicly traded. At that time, lots of the industry’s main players will be privately held, so it’s challenging to figure out how threatening the competition is. Then, you […]

Spire Global Stock Offers NanoSatellite Pure Play

“Free of IPO constraints, SPACs can make ‘absurd’ financial projections – and this hedge fund manager says the fallout is coming.” That was the title of a recent article by Institutional Investor that warns about how the SPAC market often contains “pump and dumps” where investors who participate are buying “incredibly overvalued companies.” We can’t […]

7 Kinds of Water Technology for Finding Leaks

People will often talk about how children are our most important resource. That’s bollocks. Go a few days without water and you’re dead. You don’t have to Google for very long before you find a bunch of depressing statistics about all of the ways our freshwater systems are under pressure. You may remember back in […]

Smart Transportation Startup Uses AI and Geospatial Data

Last year, we got a glimpse of what the world would look like without us – no crowds, no traffic, no nonsense. That led to the biggest drop in greenhouse gas emissions since World War II. Of course, all good things must end. Traffic in many areas is returning to pre-pandemic levels or even higher, […]

Precision Ag Uses AI on Imagery from Drones, Satellites

We consider our readers shareholders in Nanalyze, and those who kick in some money through a Nanalyze Premium subscription have limited voting rights. Namely, you tell us what rabbit hole relevant topic you want us to investigate, and we’ll release our team of rabid MBAs. So that’s why we’re going to dive right into the […]

5 Space Startups Using AI to Make Smart Satellites

“I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” That’s probably one of the most chilling lines of any sci-fi AI villain. HAL, the sentient computer that runs the ship in 2001: A Space Odyssey, has decided that humans are superfluous to its mission. That iconic scene has influenced how we think about the role […]

The Best Urban Planning Software for Smart Cities

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities. This brings up some interesting questions around privacy in public spaces. What happens when, under the guise of public safety, we decide that everyone with a smartphone ought to have their movements monitored? In Russia, you might get away with identifying criminals […]