was founded in 2015 by Sean Gourley. The company has not publicly endorsed plans to participate in an IPO.

Primer is the developer of an AI-powered solution aimed at the defense and security industries. Along with the U.S. Government, Primer's customers include companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, Walmart, and Starbucks. In 2022 the company acquired LightTag and Yonder. Primer has raised more than $160 in venture capital funding from investors including Addition, Steadfast, Sands Capital, Lux Capital, DCVC, and Amplify Partners. The company did not disclose valuation figures following a $110 million Series C funding round in 2021.

These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

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What is Primer's funding to date?

Primer has raised $209.83MM to date.
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When was Primer founded?

Primer was founded in 2015.

Who are Primer's major investors?

Lux Capital
AME Cloud Ventures
Crosslink Capital
Amplify Partners
Sands Capital

Primer funding rounds and last known valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation

Series D and D-1

$69MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX

Series C, C Exchange, C-1 and C-1 Exchange

$84.89MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX

Series B and B Exchange

$41.4MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX

Series A

$11.04MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX

Series Seed

$3.5MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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