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
Orlando, FL - Sept 18 2023 The Center for Space Commerce and Finance has been tapped by the Earthlight Institute to co-produce and co-host their ongoing "Sharks in Space" startup pitch competition, as part of its annual New Worlds Conference, being held in Austin, TX,...
The space industry has entered a new era where space commercialization brings together actors from academia, space agencies, and the private sector. Together are identifying innovative approaches to foster international cooperation for space-related activities such as...
CENTER FOR SPACE COMMERCE AND FINANCE NEWSBLAST, June 30, 2022 BPC OFFICIALLY “ON” FOR PARIS IAC, $10,000 GRAND PRIZE “SEEDED”, FIRST JUDGES ANNOUNCED Dear friends of space entrepreneurship: Hope this finds you well, and all are enjoying the onset of summer. After...