Visibility in the world's hardest-to-see places
Premise blends modern technology with human intelligence to map reality on the ground.
OUR TECHNOLOGY
We believe technology can answer massive global questions.
QUERY
Decision-makers identify questions to answer
SCHEDULE
Contributors are deployed to collect images and data
OPTIMIZE
Machine learning algorithms monitor data streams in real-time, refining sampling design
ANALYZE
Campaigns are monitored at scale, surfacing patterns in the data and layering predictive analytics
DISCOVER
Indices, condition reports, maps and data feeds are published in real-time, layered with
contextualization to show human impact
OUR CAPABILITIES
INDEX
MAP
VERIFY
INDEX
Conduct econometric, modeling and market research to build indicators tracking real-time inflation, market activity and brand performance over time:
  • What are the commercial construction trends across Mexico City?
  • How have spending choices changed across rural Tanzania?
  • Which staples are driving food price spikes in Brazil?
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MAP
Locate and categorize points of interest on the ground, including small businesses, infrastructure and social services:
  • What is current market pricing across all gas stations in Brazil?
  • Where is election signage posted across Delhi; has it been defaced?
  • Which homes are electrified in a regional city in sub-Saharan East Africa?
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VERIFY
Test hypotheses in the market about business and competitive dynamics, and social and economic impact:
  • Which promotions are running in Indonesian telecom shops; do prices match brand guidelines?
  • Is aid being delivered on time in Monrovia and to the correct set of clinics?
  • Are shelves stocked with the right product in Hanoi? What about the competitor’s share of shelf and price?
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OUR STORIES
Explore the grid below to learn more about what we do.
Tracking the price divergence for meats and sweets in Kano and Lagos during Ramadan.
Capturing the political sentiment across Ankara, Turkey during a geopolitically volatile time.
Discerning the economic effects of drought, new policies and poor cold storage infrastructure in India.
Determining gas and diesel price patterns across petrol stations in the Philippines.
FAO determines Premise's data in Brazil can predict food trends 25 days in advance.
Comparing the before and after effects of Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines four days and two blocks apart
Vulcan: Abating the spread of Ebola by tracking sanitary infrastructure across Monrovia.
CASE STUDY
"We are imprisoned, abducted and killed. And still you want us to be silent?" Capturing social sentiment in Mexico.
Found on nearly every market shelf globally, Coca-Cola is a bellwether for a country's economic health.
Helping investors bring electricity to the first mile in sub-Saharan Africa.
CASE STUDY
Determining Ebola's impact on food prices in markets across Monrovia, Liberia.
Documenting the concentration of political posters in eight cities during the 2014 Brazilian elections.
Mapping barricade locations during the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, fall 2014.
Deodorant, one of the hardest basic items for Venezuelans to find, gets stocked at a shop in Maracaibo.
Piercing the grey market veil to discern consumer product placement in Vietnam.
CASE STUDY
Standard Chartered: Tracking the cost of feeding 200 million people in Nigeria and Ghana
CASE STUDY
Bloomberg: Pioneering alternative economic indicators in key global markets
CASE STUDY
Falling oil prices have devastated access to basic goods and staples in Caracas, Venezuela
WHY PREMISE
GLOBAL
Access wherever you need it
PRECISE
Down to the grain
RIGOROUS
Connecting the micro to macro
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