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Palantir

The most secretive company in Silicon Valley
OTC
Medium risk

Company revenues in 2012-2016

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Investment Idea Details
The Company

Palantir is a private software developer specializing in big data analysis. Its key clients include intelligence services, investment banks, and hedge funds.

The company was founded in 2003 by former PayPal employees including PayPal’s founder Peter Thiel whose fund invested USD 30 mln in the first-round funding along with In-Q-Tel (USD 2 mln) founded by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Palantir has developed software tools enabling ordinary users to visualize data from several databases and easily find answers to complex questions. In addition, technology experts have all necessary tools for an in-depth examination of data.

Since 2013 Palantir has acquired a few companies: Kimono Labs that develops a method for turning websites into structured API interfaces from a browser in mere seconds; Propeller that develops a web platform for quick creation and update of applications using an intuitive drag-and-drop interface; Poptip that develops a platform for analyzing conversations enabling mass media to fully understand public opinion in real-time and quickly act upon it.
Palantir is gradually diversifying its business by increasing the share of orders from the corporate sector; according to the most recent data, the share of government-related contracts has declined to 20%.

Revenue Forecast

Palantir uses a “full integration” approach in its communication with corporate clients: company’s engineers are implanted at client’s offices for a period of six or more months. This way a standard business contract with a customer stretches for five to ten years. The above approach and the number of pre-orders make Palantir an industry leader with a huge potential for growth.

As a result of fostering relationships with clients new products arise. Licenses for such products are also in great demand.

Palantir is developing a product for Airbus, which may help the company save around USD 40 mln in future. The software under development will enable Airbus engineers responding to manufacturing issues more efficiently and improving processes faster.

Industry forecasts for big data software and analysis tools estimate the US market at USD 98.6 billion in 2019 and the global market at USD 187 billion, a 50%+ growth since 2015 according to IDC market data. These estimates underline the strong demand and growth potential for big data analytical tools and services.

According to the discounted cash flow method, a USD 20 billion capitalization looks fairly justified and the current growth of pre-orders is likely to drive Palantir’s capitalization up to USD 30-40 billion after the IPO.

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