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Nov. 11, 2013 10:45 am

Weather Analytics leaves VA for MD with $500k InvestMaryland investment

The $500,000 led a $2 million investment round for Weather Analytics, which now employs 10 people full time in an office in Silver Spring, Md.

Screenshot of the Weather Analytics weather data dashboard.

A $500,000 investment from the state’s $84 million InvestMaryland fund helped lure weather and climate data startup Weather Analytics from Virginia.

The $500,000 led a $2 million investment round for Weather Analytics, which now employs 10 people full time in an office in Silver Spring, Md.

According to MDBizNews, the startup “processes more than 6 billion weather measurements every day from a worldwide network of more than 45,000 sensors, including ground stations, buoys, ships, aircraft and balloons.”

 

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Andrew Zaleski

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