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Techstars Space Startup Digest

Issue #40  •  August 17  •  View online  •  Suggest a link to us
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Bringing you out of this world content focused on startups bridging the gap between humanity and the next great frontier: Space.

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Space Startup Spotlight
Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race
Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race
Nigerian connectivity startup BeepTool raises funding from Ndubuisi Ekekwe

A new space race is underway to reduce rocket costs and pave the way for bolder missions. Elon Musk’s SpaceX wants to establish a colony on Mars, while Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos is aiming for a series of manmade worlds orbiting. Hypergiant Galactic Systems, working with the Arch Mission Foundation, has its own ideas.

Lacuna Space aims to ride IoT wave with a 32-cubesat constellation
Whether Lacuna Space will rise to the front is still to be determined. But Spurrett believes the company’s emphasis on offering the lowest price service will make it a winner.
Stellar Perspective
How this student startup landed in a space accelerator

Putting It Out In The Universe
Accelerators seeking aerospace companies. They include Starburst Aerospace Accelerator and AeroInnovate Virtual Accelerator Program by Steven Loeb on August 14, 2019
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How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness

Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
Techstars Startup Digest Space is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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