Satellites

Planet Labs Stock After the Dust Has Settled

The biggest problem with SPACs wasn’t that they were structured to give retail investors the short end of the stick, it was that they didn’t provide enough information to make an informed investment decision. When Planet Labs (PL) filed their year-end results, requests came pouring in for us to revisit the company following our piece […]

D-Orbit Stock for Space Logistics and Last-Mile Delivery

Last year, we profiled a publicly traded firm that offers the only pure-play fund for investing in public and private space companies. Seraphim Space Investment Trust (SSIT.L) basically acquired the assets from Seraphim Capital’s Seraphim Space Fund, which is focused on NewSpace. At the time of the IPO in July 2021, SSIT was still in […]

Why is Planet Labs Stock Falling Like a Rock?

Nothing screams “I know nothing about investing” more than someone who celebrates short-term stock price movements. Unless you’ve moved to capture alpha by closing your position, you have a paper gain and have achieved nothing. Many the newbie “investor” has watched a stock gain +100% and then ended up selling at a -50% loss. The […]

Tomorrow.io Stock: A Weather Intelligence Platform

We’ve covered hundreds of startups over the years at Nanalyze, and many of them have started going public in what has become a record-breaking year for IPOs. Quite a few of these companies have chosen to go through the back door to the public markets through reverse mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). In […]

Terran Orbital Stock: SmallSat Company Big on Defense

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into space, there’s been another SPAC attack. NewSpace company Terran Orbital just announced plans to go public by merging with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). We had finally finished slogging through a dozen shiny investor decks, starting two years ago with space tourism company […]

WTF is Happening to Spire Stock – SPIR?

There’s no such thing as a free lunch. That’s the title of a book by economist Milton Friedman that business school professors expect you to read as part of your bee school experience. It’s a dreadfully boring book that you can skip by simply pondering what it says on the tin. The saying “there ain’t […]

Satellogic Stock: Turning Earth into Google Maps

While special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in their current form have been around since the 1990s, these shell corporations that acquire and merge with private companies have surged in popularity in the last couple of years. There have been more than 600 SPAC filings and about $170 billion raised since last year, according to the […]

Manufacturing in Space for Earth-Bound Products

On a small plot of blue clay soil in France are grown grapes that produce one of the finest wines known to man – Petrus. While cult wine movie Sideways painted a bad picture of merlots, nobody puts Petrus in the corner. It’s a merlot whose berries are picked one at a time, consistently commanding […]

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 […]

SpaceX Takes on the Industrial Internet of Things

When Elon Musk decided he wanted to send the first rocket to Mars, he went rocket shopping. That’s when he found out the price of a rocket was astronomical, yet materials only accounted for 2-3% of the cost. So, he decided to build his own rocket and SpaceX was born. The end result is a […]