One of the most difficult aspects of running your space startup is having access to capital. at TC meeting room (December 16-17), we’re putting together some of the top space finance programs to help founders figure out how to use funding for their startups. Each scholarship program has 30 minutes for founders to find out how to get access to their funds. You can then use CrunchMatch to arrange individual meetings with your representatives to discuss your proposal.
Here are just a few of the programs you can participate in:
The Space Force accelerator – Learn how the Hyperspace Challenge, Catalyst Space Accelerator, and other government accelerators can connect you with the US Space Force.
Advancing Space Technology with NASA SBIR – Learn more about NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
NAVWAR SBIR / STTR primer – The SBIR / STTR is a robust program designed to help small businesses meet government demands while promoting commercialization. This session is dedicated to introducing the program with tips on participating and engaging with Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR).
Introduction to In-Q-Tel investing in the commercial space sector – In-Q-Tel is a strategic investment firm working with the United States’ national security community. For 20 years, In-Q-Tel has served a mission: to provide the US government and its allies with the most advanced strategic engineering knowledge and skills through its unique investment model. In-Q-Tel has been one of the most active investors in the commercial space sector for the past decade with a broad investment thesis that touches many aspects of the sector. This session provides an overview of In-Q-Tel as a whole, as well as a discussion of the company’s activities in the commercial space sector.
Plus more that will be announced in the coming days …
To get a head start in your fundraising efforts, you can use your Early bird tickets now, and save $ 100 before prices go up on November 13 – and you can even get a fifth person for free if you bring a group of four from your company. Special discounts for current government / military / nonprofits and student tickets are also available directly on the website. And if you’re an early-stage space startup that wants to connect with decision-makers, you can even do it Issue for the day and pitch for only $ 360. We hope you will join us!