Sen Appoints Meagan Crawford to its Board of Directors

Meagan Crawford (Credit: Sen)

LONDON (Sen PR) — Sen announces that it has appointed Meagan Crawford, Managing Partner of U.S. venture capital firm SpaceFund, to its Board of Directors. The appointment follows SpaceFund’s investment in Sen’s seed round. Sen raised £3.7M ($5M) during the round which closed in 2021.

Sen’s first satellite, which will capture Ultra High Definition video of Earth, is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station this January aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Charles Black, Founder & CEO of Sen, said “We’re thrilled that Meagan has joined the Board. Meagan’s enthusiasm for Sen, business experience and knowledge of the space sector will be valuable to the Board. Meagan will help support the executive management team in the execution of Sen’s ambitious plans.”

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SpaceFund Invests in Rhea Space Activity for Autonomous Space Navigation Through Cislunar Space and GPS-Denied Environments

Startup Devises Autonomous Navigation Module for Commercial and Military Spacecraft

WASHINGTON, DC, November 03, 2021 (SpaceFund PR) – SpaceFund Inc. announced today that it has invested in the rapidly growing astrophysics start-up company Rhea Space Activity (RSA). SpaceFund’s capital injection into RSA will energize the company’s ongoing development of scientific and engineering infrastructure needed to create a holistic, world-leading Lunar Intelligence (LUNINT) capability as soon as 2024. This capability will yield a vital product for the commercial space sector: the introduction of an autonomous navigation capability that will help the NewSpace ecosystem travel further into the solar system.

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SpaceFund Announces Idea-stage Incubator

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., August 31, 2021 (SpaceFund PR) — SpaceFund, a world-leading space venture capital firm, announced today at the North American Space Summit, the formation of its SpaceFund Labs idea incubator. The goal of this new division of SpaceFund is to capture and turn exciting ideas into funded businesses by creating a unique incubation plan for each idea that is accepted into the program.

“SpaceFund Labs is about discovering and nurturing the most brilliant ideas in AI, biotech, fintech, materials science, quantum mechanics and more to enhance humanity’s future in space,” said Meagan Crawford, co-founder and managing partner of SpaceFund. “SpaceFund Labs will take the best ideas that apply to space and turn them into profitable businesses.”

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SpaceFund Announces Full Deployment of First Fund

HOUSTON (SpaceFund PR) — SpaceFund Inc., announced it has fully deployed investments from its first “LaunchPad” fund today. The venture capital firm placed investor funds in 14 companies, including both some well-known NewSpace stars, as well as seeding rising stars it believes capable of helping lead humanity into the frontier of space.

“We’re right on track in our plan to seed and support the growth of these amazing companies,” said SpaceFund founder Rick Tumlinson. “Our formula is working. First we find brilliant frontier tech startups in need of early funding, then we bring in funds from visionary investors, and after significant diligence, we place those funds in just the right places to power the space revolution.”

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AFWERX Announces EngageSpace, Premier Collaboration Event for Space Industry

LAS VEGAS (AFNS) — AFWERX, the U.S. Air Force’s innovation catalyst, announced Sept. 16 that registration is now live for EngageSpace virtual event. Join AFWERX, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Space Force and the Space Frontier Foundation for this two-day virtual event on September 29-30.

With its highly interactive format and diverse participants, this event is designed to revolutionize how the space ecosystem works, dismantle the walls between sectors and close the “believability gap” for what’s possible in space.

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