CELEBRATE | November 20, 2019

SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit Announces Semi-Finalists

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SpaceCom, America’s Commercial Space Conference and Exposition, today announced its list of semi-finalists for the SpaceCom Entrepreneur Summit (SES) happening this November 19-21 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. The workshop and competition prepares cutting-edge start-ups for the coming trillion-dollar space economy.

“SpaceCom’s Entrepreneur Summit is designed to help emerging space start-ups gain a full and complete understanding of the space industry and how to plot their trajectory within it,” said SpaceCom Executive Director, James Causey. “Start-ups within this rapidly growing sector will develop a honed value proposition to attract investors and ensure long-term commercial success.” 

“We are very excited with the strong applicant pool this year. We received over 60 applications, creating the strongest competition we’ve seen to date” said Stephan Reckie, Chair of the Summit and Executive Director of GEN Space

The Summit includes a robust workshop aimed at preparing start-ups to position their brands in this emerging economy. Hosted every year at the SpaceCom Conference and Exposition, the workshop will include presentations from industry leaders specifically developed to help the start-ups progress to the next level. The workshop will close with pitches from the semi-finalists that will be evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges to include: 

  • 8th Continent Technologies
  • Abstract Assembly
  • AmbaSat-1
  • Aquarian Devices
  • Aris MD
  • Astropreneurs HUB
  • Berkelyn
  • ConstellR
  • emTRUTH BlockTwin
  • Enduralock
  • Exodus Space
  • Firehawk Aerospace
  • Kuaternion
  • Latitudo 40
  • Mission: Space Food
  • Odin Technologies
  • Olis Robotics
  • Quantum1Net
  • Reveal Technologies
  • RoGo Fire
  • Sensytec, Inc.
  • Solstar
  • The Launch Company
  • U-Dot Quick-Connect Spacecraft System
  • Wyvern

From a diverse and deep pool of applicants the following companies were selected as SES semi-finalists:

  • Abstract Assembly
  • Aquarian Devices
  • Aris MD
  • ConstellR
  • Digantara India
  • Firehawk Aerospace
  • GrowMars Green Moon
  • Hera Health Solutinos
  • Infinite Composites Technologies
  • Ion Power Group
  • Klepsydra Technologies
  • Kuaternion
  • Latitudo 40
  • Micro C
  • Mission: Space Food
  • NanoFlowX
  • Node centric
  • Odin Technologies
  • Olis Robotics CoreOS and Digital Workspace with Machine Learning
  • Orion Span
  • PolyMaterials APP, LLC
  • RoGo Fire
  • Skyrora Ltd
  • The Launch Company
  • U-Dot Quick-Connect Spacecraft System
  • Space Right
  • Space Tributes
  • Wyvern

Summit participants also have the opportunity host a booth directly on the exposition floor in the Entrepreneur’s Pavilion directly alongside the industry’s largest and most influential companies. The judges evaluate the pitches by each of the companies and the winner receives $100,000 in Google Cloud credits. This year the SES Summit was produced with the support of e-geos, GEN Space, Google Cloud for Startups, Heinlein Prize Trust, Lockheed Martin, StartupIncluder by Contriber and Winstead Attorneys.

SpaceCom is produced in collaboration with NASA, the Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions, and the Department of Commerce’s Office of Space Commerce. 

ABOUT SPACECOM

SpaceCom –  America’s Commercial Space Conference and Exposition, is where aerospace, industry and government meet to network, gain insights on commercial space growth and investment opportunities from experts, and discover cutting-edge technology in an interactive exhibit hall. The event is produced by National Trade Productions in partnership with Houston First Corporation, in collaboration with NASA, Department of Commerce and Department of Energy. For more information, visit www.spacecomexpo.com.

Stephan Reckie is the executive director of GEN Space. He is a resilient, pragmatic, energetic, self-motivated, service-oriented, field… About the author