Euroconsult’s Finspace pitch initiative was launched in 2017 as part of the company’s flagship World Satellite Business Week event and strives to showcase the most promising and innovative start-ups from across the space and satellite industry value chains.
Six finalists have been selected for the 2021 awards from entries that were submitted from all across Europe, the United States, and Australia. Approximately one third of this year’s entries represented small launch development companies.
Applications to the initiative were reviewed by a jury of sector experts: Euroconsult CEO Pacôme Révillon, CEO of Seraphim Capital Mark Boggett, Founder of Promus Ventures Mike Colett, President of Mynaric USA Tina Ghataore, Founder & CEO of ThrustMe Ane Aenesland, and Member of SpaceResources.lu Jean-Jacques Dordain.
Of the six finalists, two companies will receive a Finspace award. One will be awarded for Satellite Financing, and one for Earth Observation. The six finalists are:
The winners will be announced at the World Satellite Business Week event, which will occur from December 13th through 16th 13 – 16th December, 2021, both in augmented format, with physical attendance in Paris as well as the option to participate virtually online.
Having run for over two decades, the event presents an excellent opportunity for business leaders to gain market insights and network with more than 1,000 senior executives and government officials. Registration for the event is available now via www.satellite-business.com/en/register-world-satellite-business-week/. Startups and emerging companies are encouraged to contact Euroconsult directly for special rates to reflect the firm’s desire to support the future of the space sector.