Created in 2018, Kinéis is a satellite operator and global connectivity provider. The company inherits the forty years of expertise of the ARGOS system, founded by the CNES (French Space Agency) and historically operated by CLS (Collecte Localisation Satellites) to develop a reliable technology providing easy access to useful satellite data. In order to simplify and multiply the uses of professionals and individuals, Kinéis locates and connects objects wherever they are on the planet. In doing so, it deploys all its technological innovation capacities to bring together NewSpace and IoT. Kinéis has raised €100 million (CLS 32%, CNES 26%, Bpifrance 20%, Ifremer, Thalès, HEMERIA, CELAD, BNP Paribas Développement, ETHICS Group, MJKD, Consuls Développement, Invest Marel, and others) and achieved a turnover of €7 million in 2020 (+40% compared to 2019). Kinéis is part of the French Tech Next40 2021 label.