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
Announcing the Finalists for the Fall 2018 NewSpace Business Plan Competition in Austin, TXThe Center for Space Commerce and Finance (CSCF) is excited to announce the finalists for the NewSpace Business Plan Competition. This event will be held on November 9th in...read more
What Are the Judges Looking For?In both our preliminary, online judging and during our in-person finalist events, the NewSpace Business Plan Competition (NewSpace BPC) judges use a 12-factor scoring system. The system has been developed over years of interacting with...read more
Whether you’re preparing your entry for the NewSpace Business Plan Competition, or getting an executive summary ready for investors, it’s important to understand what your audience is looking for so you can provide the right information, in the right format.read more