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Orbital Insight completed a $50 million Series D financing. The funding round was co-led by Sequoia Capital and Clearvision Ventures, with participation from new investors Invicta Growth, Bunge Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Tech Pioneers Fund, and others. Returning investors include GV,
Space-based businesses don’t all have to be about communications or Earth observation — European startup Space Cargo Unlimited, for instance, is focused on what operating in a microgravity environment can unlock for research and manufacturing. Accordingly, the company just launched an unusual payload to the International Space Station (ISS) — 12 bottles of wine.
Smallsat launch company Rocket Lab has announced the launch date for its tenth mission, which will carry a variety of satellites to orbit – including a novel payload from a Japanese company to produce artificial meteors in the night sky.
From a space-starved nation to a pioneer in space technology, Singapore is breaking the space tech mould by leveraging its world-class private tech sector to drive innovation instead of creating a government-owned space agency.
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!