Building and expanding the
Through personalized education and engineered financial tools for both entrepreneurs and investors, we catalyze space commerce for industrialization, exploration, and settlement.
The world's longest-running space business plan competition
In the last decade, over 200 companies have participated in the competition and associated educational programs, gaining real-world fundraising experience and practical advice to improve their business ideas. We have awarded over $350,000 in cash prizes to promising startups, through various regional and national events. Along the way, more than 60 companies were publicly showcased to investors and customers, catalyzing millions in deal flow.
Providing accredited investors with practical and actionable information
The Space Investment Summit (SIS) is a one-day educational event designed to provide the investment community with an in-depth understanding of investing in this new industry. SIS features speakers and panel discussions from leading space investors and top space entrepreneurs, providing the audience with a unique look into the space industry’s market dynamics, investment climate, exit strategies, unique concerns and opportunities, and more.
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NEWS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, & MORE
DeLand, FL Monday, September 13th, 2021 After two great NewSpace BPC events in May and August, The Center is doubling down, with the announcement of not one, but TWO Business Plan Competition events, in October and November. And applications are open…TODAY. In...
August 19, 2021 The Center for space Commerce and Finance, along with Foundation for the Future, are honored to announce the winner of the 2nd All-Virtual NewSpace Business Plan Competition: Esper Satellite Imagery, of Melbourne, Australia. In addition to attention...
Announcing the 7 Finalist teams competing in the August 11, 2021 All-virtual NewSpace Business Plan Competition
We have yet another great group of competitors looking to get exposure to a new audience, some great coaching, and a chance at a $5000 Grand Prize sponsored by Foundation for the Future: Celestial Celestial is developing a “smart antenna tile”, to be deployed and...