Madison, Wisconsin
  • Total Equity Funding
  • Most Recent Funding
    Oct. 10, 2018
  • Headquarters
  • Description
    Understory detects rain, hail, wind and other weather events directly at the earth’s surface, where the risk to life and property is greatest.
Investor Round
4490 Ventures Venture
True Ventures Venture
4490 Ventures Venture
Rise of the Rest Venture
4490 Ventures Series A
Funding Rounds
Date Amount Round Lead Investors
May 9, 2019 $5,250,000 Venture - 2
Oct. 10, 2018 $7,500,000 Venture - 2
Feb. 2, 2016 $7,498,498 Series A - 6
April 30, 2014 $1,900,000 Seed - 5
July 1, 2013 $50,000 Seed - 1
Understory Raises $1.9M To Deploy Its Network Of Hyper-Local, Ground-Level Weather Stations

Weather data currently comes from high-altitude locations, and rarely reflects conditions on the ground with a high degree of accuracy. Boston-based startup Understory wants to change t...

Understory receives nearly $7.5 million in new funding

Understory, Inc., a Somerville startup whose real-time, rooftop sensors detect how weather systems are impacting life on the ground, has received nearly $7.5 million in new funding to g...

Weather startup Understory helps City of Somerville plan for climate change

When a cold front moved into Somerville the middle of last week, the team at Understory sat by their computer screens, watching it engulf the city in real time. As part of a new partner...


As climate change brings more extreme and unpredictable weather, the stakes for improving the ability to track and forecast atmospheric conditions are


Weather data and insights is a huge business. IBM paid an estimated $2 billion for The Weather Company in 2015. In 2013, in the agriculture world, Monsanto purchased Climate Corporation...

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