Palantir signage at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s initial public offering via a direct listing on September 30, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Palantir signage at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s initial public offering via a direct listing on September 30, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Palantir signage at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s initial public offering via a direct listing on September 30, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Billionaire Peter Thiel’s secretive data mining firm Palantir slips on first day after long-awaited listing

  • Palantir debuted as a public company on Wednesday, ending a 17-year tradition of secrecy surrounding the software business
  • Going public was the right decision for Palantir, chief executive officer and co-founder Alex Karp said in an interview

Topic |   Technology
Palantir signage at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s initial public offering via a direct listing on September 30, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Palantir signage at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s initial public offering via a direct listing on September 30, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Palantir signage at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s initial public offering via a direct listing on September 30, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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