This mapping startup automatically generates more accurate maps than Google, TomTom and HERE

Mapfit - a New York-based startup is quietly disrupting the map making industry. For the past two years, the company has been developing the platform...

Meet Gather – the social startup that is using geospatial data and data science...

Over 2 billion people across the world use Facebook every day and close to 4.2 billion people have access to the internet (source). With...

Meet ResilientGrid – the startup that is using GIS to develop the next-gen infrastructure...

Infrastructure control rooms - for most of us that is something that we have only seen in movies and yet they have a huge...

If you thought physical maps are dead, think again! Meet the startup that is...

This is the first article in the #TheNextGeo series and what better way to kick off the series than by interviewing a startup that...
NovaWurks’ cubesats can be snapped together like building blocks to create a larger satellite | By Ishveena Singh

Satlets: Will the ‘Transformers’ of smallsat industry transform the industry?

In January 1994, two of Canada’s Telsat communications satellites became victims of spacecraft charging – a phenomenon where a satellite charges to an electrical...

The perfect storm called artificial intelligence and geospatial big data

On April 20, 2010, when BP’s deep-water drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil giant claimed that the spill...

This startup brings the power of GPU to mapping

By now you must have heard about the power of GPU. Previously associated mainly with gaming, Graphics Processing Unit started to play a considerable...

This startup is dissecting cellphone data to solve transportation problems

Our cellphones generate billions of signals when we call someone, send a text, or simply browse the Internet. Telecom companies have been known to...

Descartes Labs raises $30 million to create a data refinery of the physical world

Descartes Labs, a satellite data analytics startup based out Santa Fe, USA has announced that it has raised $30 million in a series B...

This startup is changing the way travel time search is done

Imagine you are looking for a flat to rent around your office. Usually, you would google for a property site, enter your zip code,...

The new kid on satellite imagery block has both brains and brawn

For many, many years, you could count on your fingertips the number of operators providing global earth observation services. At present, the satellite imagery...

Creating 3D environments at the push of a button

Maps have already passed the toothbrush test, GIS and Location intelligence are very much a part of our daily lives, being used in practically...
Lvl5 Payver app for mapping

This startup will pay you to collect data for self-driving cars

When Waze was born, it offered users something the ever-popular Google Maps wasn’t– real-time updates from real-life drivers. Now, two ex-engineers from Tesla’s Autopilot...

Satellogic raises $27M for building high-resolution earth observation satellites

Satellogic, an Argentian Earth Observation company has raised $27 million during their Series B funding round led by Chinese company Tencent as the lead, backed up...
Geovation Location Data Lab

Geovation Hub: How Ordnance Survey is promoting Geo innovation in UK

Back in 2005, when Google Maps was launched, maps were predominantly printed on paper. It’s difficult to imagine it today but paper maps meant...

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