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Tropical Weather Analytics, Inc.

Their mission:
To save lives and mitigate damage from hurricanes and other climate related events.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2015
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Applied Ion Systems LLC

Their mission:
Applied Ion Systems (AIS) aims to lower the barrier of entry into electric propulsion through the open development of low cost propulsion systems for nanosats and picosats. AIS works closely with the community to specifically provide propulsion solutions catered to the majority of teams that cannot afford standard propulsion systems on the market. AIS actively researches all forms of electric propulsion, with emphasis of simplified design, accessibility, modularity, and rapid prototyping through its unconventional approach. AIS also provides resources openly to the educational, enthusiast, and research communities, showing how propulsion systems can be designed, built, and tested with extremely limited resources. Founded in 2019, AIS has delivered three micro-PPTs for orbital demonstrations in its first year, two of which planned for flight aboard the GENESIS PocketQubes at the end of 2020, with additional developments in ionic liquid electrospray technology and experimental fuel delivery for plasma and ion thrusters.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2019
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    10000
Learn more on our startup page.

ConstellR

Their mission:
At ConstellR, we agree with the United Nations: To feed the world, to protect our environment, and to conserve our resources, agriculture needs to become more efficient. And to do so, we will need systems which can monitor our crop's health: Daily, globally, and on the level of a single field. With ConstellR, we will offer exactly such a system. From space.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Germany
  • Founded:
    2020
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Utowave

Their mission:
Utowave is a space venture with a mission to launch moonshot satellite constellations that will help advancement of human race. SpaceDust is an ultra light pico-satellite LEO constellation that will bring internet to the 4B people without access.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2020
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Pixxel

Their mission:
At Pixxel, we are making satellite imagery useful by building a constellation of nanosatellites to provide global, real-time and affordable satellite imagery and the tools to analyse that data. We are a team of motivated individuals with expertise in Engineering, Finance, Management and Artificial Intelligence, who are working towards creating India's first constellation of nano-satellites in the LEO, and more.
Company details:
  • Location:
    India
  • Founded:
    2018
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Miles Space

Their mission:
Miles Space was founded in 2015 as a space exploration and technology development company and will be competing in the NASA Cube Quest Challenge with a planned launch date in late 2017. Miles Space is building a 14kg 6U spacecraft capable of achieving lunar orbit then breaking away for deep space operation. Using an array of ConstantQ plasma thrusters, a phased array antenna that is fabricated while in space, and new AI systems, "Miles" (the spacecraft) will autonomously navigate its mission objectives of lunar orbit and deep space communications.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2015
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

FluroSat

Their mission:
At FluroSat, we analyse remote sensing data (aerial and/or satellite imagery). We build supercharged agronomic tools to quantify the crop stress and answer the "why?"​ rather than "where?"​. Our platform allows agronomists to access satellite/plane or upload drone data, and provides them with the information on the stress levels and nutrient content distribution around the paddock (e.g., crop health maps, N/ chlorophyll levels maps) calculated using our advanced modeling and processing tools. We go into in-depth analysis, extending beyond NDVI into the identification of individual crop stressors.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Australia
  • Founded:
    2016
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    8600000
Learn more on our startup page.

Phase Four

Their mission:
Based in El Segundo, California, Phase Four is enabling the exponential growth of satellite constellations by solving the satellite’s costliest problem, the propulsion system. The company’s electrodeless RF thruster is the smallest plasma propulsion system available today, and can be scaled for use from CubeSat to SmallSat to school bus-sized satellites. By eliminating the most common failure points in incumbent technologies – electrodes, high-voltage electronics, and complex fabrication – Phase Four has built a system that is reliable and offers high-performance with baked-in manufacturability. Designed with tomorrow’s satellites and constellations in mind, the P4 RF thruster brings SmallSats the same performance levels of large satellites, in a simpler form factor.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2015
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    1000000
Learn more on our startup page.

Hydrosat

Their mission:
Hydrosat is a satellite data company delivering insights into plant health for commercial, financial, and government partners across the globe.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2017
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Earthcube

Their mission:
Earthcube is developing monitoring solutions based on an automated analysis of geospatial information. By combining state-of-the-art AI technics in both Computer Vision and Machine Learning, Earthcube enables its customers to access more precise information, thus ensuring faster and less costly interventions.
Company details:
  • Location:
    France
  • Founded:
    2016
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    3300000
Learn more on our startup page.

Sensar

Their mission:
Founded by industry veterans in 2017, Sensar helps organizations manage risks related to ground subsidence. Sensar provides professional data products based on satellite radar data. From our offices in Delft, the Netherlands we support customers across the globe.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Netherlands
  • Founded:
    2017
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    200000
Learn more on our startup page.

Enpulsion

Their mission:
ENPULSION GmbH is a space tech company based in Austria. Founded in 2016, it has quickly become a dominant player in the space industry selling one of the most advanced propulsion solutions for small sats to a large number of worldwide satellite platform integrators. The unique, modular solution we offer brings high performance at low cost to satellite manufacturers, fostering the democratization of space and enabling the exploration and exploitation of the solar system, positioning ENPULSION at the very heart of the New Space era.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Austria
  • Founded:
    2016
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    3998400
Learn more on our startup page.

Asgard Space

Their mission:
Efficiently manage your satellites and make sure your assets are kept within the assigned position, avoid satellite collisions and shadowing, perform safe and successful orbital transfers and use your orbital slots efficiently by implementing denser co-locations with higher accuracy orbit determination. Our self-developed Orbit Determination Interferometer provides a powerful tool to track and manage your space assets. This passive RF ground system provide high accuracy 24/7 TDOA and FDOA data generated from the satellites broadcast signal or telemetry beacon.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Spain
  • Founded:
    2018
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Picterra

Their mission:
We help you find the right earth observation data sources, and provide you with machine-learning powered tools to transform raw image data into structured data and meaningful insights at a speed, scale and accuracy level that only our AI platform can guarantee.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Switzerland
  • Founded:
    2016
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

AstroComm

Their mission:
AstroComm Technologies, LLC, was formed in the beginning of 2014 as a joint enterprise of three companies noted below to bring together their respective skills and experience in consulting, products, and solutions to issues and opportunities in Satellite Communications. AstroComm's mission is to develop better, cost-effective solutions that address our Satellite Communication customers' needs by bringing to bear extensive experience and knowledge of hardware, software and satellite.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2014
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Abstract Assembly

Their mission:
Abstract Assembly is a startup that makes next-gen deep learning agents that learn how to put parts together into complex systems like satellites and computers. They can figure out how to connect components as naturally as we visualize how a plug fits a socket. Our vision is to achieve general intelligence for engineering.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2018
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

RoGo Fire

Their mission:
Our mission is to deliver a communication system that will reduce line of duty deaths, firefighting expense and property damage, as well as improve firefighter situational awareness by ensuring a productive deployment of emergency responders and a more effective hazard response execution utilizing state of the art communications technology.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2018
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

QEYNet

Their mission:
Global cyber security is under imminent threat from quantum computers. QEYnet's mission: a global, low-cost, microsatellite-enabled quantum key distribution network. We are founding a new era of ultra-secure communication.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Canada
  • Founded:
    2016
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Alen Space

Their mission:
Alén Space offers you the market’s most successful nanosatellite services. Our integral solutions include consultancy and advisory services, as well as the design, production and operation of small satellites. We will guide you every step of the way: from the drawing board until your project takes shape and your company starts reaping the benefits of having its very own constellation of nanosatellites, also known as ‘CubeSats’ or ‘SmallSats’.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Spain
  • Founded:
    2019
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

TimeTag.Space

Their mission:
TimeTag.Space is a very accurate time tagging and synchronization company which enhances functionality of satellites and spacecrafts. ​ Our space grade time of flight (TOF) technology provides extreme accuracy single-shot measurements for space LiDAR, 3D altimetry, as well as is adjustable for data transfer and time synchronization for satellite constellations which replaces atomic clock.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Latvia
  • Founded:
    2018
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Spire

Their mission:
Spire is a data and analytics company that collects data from space to solve problems on Earth. Owning and operating one of the largest satellite constellations in the world, Spire identifies, tracks, and predicts the movement of the world's resources and weather systems so that businesses and governments can make smart decisions.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2012
  • Number of employees:
    51-200
  • Current funding level:
    Series C+
  • Amount raised (USD):
    140500000
Learn more on our startup page.

Atlas Space

Their mission:
ATLAS Space Operations, Inc. provides a revolutionary approach to satellite communications and in 2017 was listed by Morgan Stanley as a top 12 disruptor in the satellite industry - by providing satcom as a service. ATLAS was founded on the ideal of providing affordable access to space for all. We believe that providing an exceptional level of service shouldn't be cost prohibitive. Stemming from the innovation in the satellite and launch sectors, there became a data bottleneck on the ground - with no solution in sight. Enter ATLAS. Unlike legacy ground solutions, ATLAS utilizes a software-centric, cloud-based approach - the Freedom™ Software Platform. This proprietary software allows us to cut costly overhead, streamline operations and allow customers to gather more data, faster from space for use in the real world.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2015
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    722000
Learn more on our startup page.

BridgeSat

Their mission:
BridgeSat Inc. is developing an optical communications network that offers secure delivery of big data from low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites at faster speeds and a lower cost than traditional radio frequency solutions. BridgeSat’s turnkey solution is designed to seamlessly connect satellites from space to the ground and meet accelerating demand for big data collection from LEO.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2015
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Series B
  • Amount raised (USD):
    10000000
Learn more on our startup page.

Iceye

Their mission:
ICEYE provides commercial access to timely and reliable Earth observation data. The ICEYE SAR Satellite Constellation is capable of imaging any location on Earth every three hours, day and night, regardless of cloud cover.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Finland
  • Founded:
    2012
  • Number of employees:
    51-200
  • Current funding level:
    Series A
  • Amount raised (USD):
    65100000
Learn more on our startup page.

Kepler Communications

Their mission:
KEPLER develops next-generation satellite communication technologies and provides global satellite data backhaul services for wideband and Internet of Things applications with the long-term goal of building a network of satellites to provide in-space connectivity.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Canada
  • Founded:
    2015
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Series A
  • Amount raised (USD):
    21500000
Learn more on our startup page.

Ursa Major Technologies

Their mission:
Ursa Major Technologies is a Colorado based manufacturer of turnkey propulsion solutions for a wide range of vehicles sized for servicing the micro- and nanosatellite launch community. In order to increase access to space, the current large aerospace model requires supplementation of more frequent launches, the timing and mission of which are dictated by the customer. Ursa Major is enabling this by offering versatile propulsion solutions well-suited for a variety of these "Venture Class" launch vehicles.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2015
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Series A
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Akash Systems

Their mission:
Akash, Systems, Inc., (San Francisco, CA) founded in 2016 by Felix Ejeckam and Ty Mitchell, is focused on developing and supplying the next generation of extreme bandwidth, hyper-efficient communications gear for space satellites. Akash is working to accelerate the world’s march towards universal and low-cost access to the internet. A breakthrough new composite material, gallium nitride (GaN)-on-Diamond, invented by Akash cofounder Ejeckam, is at the heart of Akash’s products.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2016
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    17600000
Learn more on our startup page.

OneWeb

Their mission:
OneWeb's mission to make a world of difference has made us first-movers in the field of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite telecommunications. Our solutions will shape that world, connecting everywhere to everyone, helping to bridge the digital divides that exist so nobody gets left behind. As leaders in this endeavor, we recognize that we must develop and deploy technology with established best-practises that will sustain the responsible management and best-use of our space environment for everybody, for the future.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2012
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Series B
  • Amount raised (USD):
    3000000000
Learn more on our startup page.

Altius Space

Their mission:
Altius is a space robotics and technology startup with expertise in orbital rendezvous and capture robotics, active debris removal, spacecraft mechanisms, assistive telerobotics, in-space propellant transfer, satellite servicing, on-orbit assembly and manufacturing, and heliogyro solar sails. Based near Boulder, Colorado, Altius is comprised of a talented team of engineers, physicists, roboticists, and space entrepreneurs, working together to design, manufacture, and test game-changing technologies for satellite, launch vehicle, and space facility customers.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2010
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    87600
Learn more on our startup page.

ClearSpace

Their mission:
ClearSpace is a spin-off from the EPFL Space Center focusing on developing technologies and services to remove unresponsive or derelict satellites from space. The company works on the CleanSpace One mission to demonstrate the set of technologies necessary for these operations.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Switzerland
  • Founded:
    2017
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Self-funded
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

Space Talos

Their mission:
Space Talos is the world's first company that actively shields satellites from space radiation. They aspire to change how space industry protects satellites against radiation.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United Kingdom
  • Founded:
    2018
  • Number of employees:
    1-10
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    0
Learn more on our startup page.

SkyWatch

Their mission:
SkyWatch is on a mission to make satellite data accessible to the world. Every day, trillions of pixels are captured by satellites orbiting our planet. They believe that providing a singular point to discover and access the world’s remote sensing datasets will bring amazing change to geospatial analytics.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Canada
  • Founded:
    2014
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Seed
  • Amount raised (USD):
    4200000
Learn more on our startup page.

Capella Space

Their mission:
Capella Space's mission is to make timely Earth observation an essential tool for commerce, conservation, and well-being. A world that shares a richer understanding of life on our planet will be a better place to live; Capella Space contribute to that knowledge by documenting change across the globe in entirely new and powerful ways.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2016
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Series B
  • Amount raised (USD):
    33900000
Learn more on our startup page.

Planet

Their mission:
Planet's mission is to image the entire Earth every day and make global change visible, accessible, and actionable.Planet started as a small team of physicists and engineers, and now operates the world’s largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites. They offer customers a diverse selection of 3-meter, 5-meter, and 80-centimeter data products, all under one roof.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2010
  • Number of employees:
    201-500
  • Current funding level:
    Series C+
  • Amount raised (USD):
    183100000
Learn more on our startup page.

Astroscale

Their mission:
Astroscale aims to secure long-term spaceflight safety and orbital sustainability for the benefit of future generations.
Company details:
  • Location:
    Japan
  • Founded:
    2013
  • Number of employees:
    51-200
  • Current funding level:
    Series C+
  • Amount raised (USD):
    117700000
Learn more on our startup page.

Accion Systems

Their mission:
Accion focuses on in-space propulsion using small ion engines which are designed for the smallsat market.
Company details:
  • Location:
    United States
  • Founded:
    2014
  • Number of employees:
    11-50
  • Current funding level:
    Series A
  • Amount raised (USD):
    15500000
Learn more on our startup page.