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
The Center for Space Commerce and Finance announced the finalists that will be competing in the upcoming NewSpace Business Plan Competition on Saturday, May 26 during the International Space Development Conference (ISDC) in Los Angeles.read more
The The Center for Space Commerce and Finance announced a call for competitors for a regional NewSpace Business Plan Competition being held in conjunction with the 2018 International Space Development Conference (ISDC) on May 26, in Los Angeles.read more
Five startups focused on outer space business go head-to-head before a panel of St. Louis business leaders to compete for prize money, industry exposure, and bragging rights.read more