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Thursday Morning Conversation With Peter Platzer of Spire

By Rachel Jewett | August 11, 2021

      In this week’s Thursday Morning Conversation, Via Satellite managing editor Rachel Jewett chats with Spire Global CEO and Co-Founder Peter Platzer. Spire is one of Via’s 10 Hottest Companies, and sells access to Radio Frequency data used specifically for maritime, aviation, and weather use cases. 

      In this TMC, Platzer shares the story of Spire, and what it was like to push a business case using small satellites at a time when it wasn’t as accepted in the industry. He also talks about the future of computing at the edge, and sheds light on Spire’s Satellite-as-a-Service business model.

      Catch up on all of the previous Via Satellite TMCs right here. In addition, Via Satellite is introducing an ecosystem of content around the 10 Hottest Companies, complete with TMCs and related On Orbit podcast episodes. You can access all of the 10 Hottest Companies content online here.