Posts By
Nuno Vilaça

Curious Planeteer working to make the Earth's changes visible, accessible and actionable.

Financing Smallholder Farms with FarmDrive


It’s an exciting day at Planet—I’m pleased to announce that Planet has struck a deal with the innovative fintech company, FarmDrive. Based in Kenya, FarmDrive parses data from a variety of sources to provide financial services to a traditionally underserved market: smallholder farmers. Specifically, FarmDrive applies data analytics and machine learning technologies […]

Meet FARM Limited, Our First Customer in Africa


It’s a big day for me. I’m excited and proud to introduce FARM Limited, my first deal as a new member of the Planet Labs sales team—and Planet’s first Africa-based customer. FARM aims to boost sustainability and profitability in agriculture by identifying the inherent risks along the agricultural value chain; and managing […]