Seattle, Washington, 24 July 2014 (Space Angels PR) – Space Angels Network, a global network of seed- and early‐stage investors focused on aerospace‐related ventures, and Space Foundation, a global non-profit organization advancing space-related endeavors to inspire, enable, and propel humanity, are proud to announce their new partnership. Through this partnership both organizations will work together to accelerate the growth of the emerging space ecosystem, by promoting entrepreneurial activity and encouraging private investment in commercial space ventures.
“We are extremely excited to announce our new partnership with the Space Foundation”, said Chad Anderson, Managing Director of Space Angels Network. “The Space Foundation has a rich history of raising awareness of space activities and has been instrumental in bringing together key stakeholders to encourage early-stage companies and promising entrepreneurs. Their research and analysis provide a foundation for market-sizing and their education programs are inspiring the next generation of innovative space entrepreneurs. We are very pleased to be working with the Space Foundation to encourage the increased commercial use of space.”
“As the global space economy continues to become more commercial and diverse, the role of seed money and venture capital becomes more important, complex, and important to focus for best results,” said Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham. “We’re pleased to take our partnership with the Space Angels Network to the next level, working together to create new opportunities for successful business in the space sector.”
About Space Foundation
The foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events, including the Space Symposium, all in support of their mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” The Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market performance of the space industry. Through their Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. For more information, please visit: spacefoundation.org
About Space Angels Network
Space Angels Network is a professionally managed global network of seed and early stage investors focused specifically on aerospace ventures. Space Angels Network members share a common passion for promoting the development of the aerospace industry and related technologies while also earning attractive returns on private investments. The network enables investment in aerospace ventures by connecting entrepreneurs and investors through its online deal platform, which offer accredited investors access the most innovative aerospace investment opportunities across the globe. Through its extended strategic relationships with venture capital firms, federal science and technology agencies, state economic development organizations, research universities, incentive prize organizations, and other partners, Space Angels Network creates a robust ecosystem for both aerospace entrepreneurs and investors to connect for seed‐ and early-stage financing. For more information, please visit: spaceangelsnetwork.com