Existing shareholder Founders Fund led the round, and was joined by US-based venture capital firms Youniversity Ventures, which primarily backs students and first-time entrepreneurs, Glynn Capital Management, Ulu Ventures, Jeremy Stoppleman and Ben Ling.

Palantir Technologies, a US-based developer of analytics platforms for financial and intelligence clients investigating terrorist networks, has raised $56.1m from two undisclosed investors, according to a regulatory filing. In June 2010, Palantir raised $90m in its series D round at a $735m valuation, according to news provider TechCrunch. Existing shareholder Founders Fund led the round, and was joined by US-based venture capital firms Youniversity Ventures, which primarily backs students and first-time entrepreneurs, Glynn Capital Management, Ulu Ventures, Jeremy Stoppleman and Ben Ling. US government-backed venture fund In-Q-Tel and Reed Elsevier Ventures, the corporate venturing arm of Anglo-Dutch publisher Reed Elsevier, had led Palantir’s $34.9m series C round in November 2009. The company, founded in 2004 by a group of Stanford computer scientists and former PayPal employees, including Peter Thiel, previously raised about $45m.  

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