Attracting Investors to Your Space
28 September 2021, 1000–1345 hrs ET USA | Online
Money makes the world go ‘round. In space, financing is becoming increasingly important, complex and sophisticated. Space companies with financial strength and stability are increasingly at a competitive advantage in terms of capabilities and resources. Moreover, outside capital from banks, venture capitalists, private equity firms, and other investors chasing performance and potential are significantly influencing the market — and raised the level of financial ingenuity in the industry. Where is this trend headed in the next few years? Join our experts to get an eye-opening look at this element of the business.
Space Investment 101: Capital Formation Alternatives for Space Companies
Join Phil Ingle, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, as he guides you on how to raise capital. Ingle will share his experience on taking the top aerospace and defense companies through the process. Expect to learn the terminology and how to navigate your company through incubation, seed, funded rounds, and into the public markets.
Getting in Early: Incubating New Companies
Thinking about creating your own company but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Join this esteemed group of investment professionals to learn about the opportunities and the resources that are available to you.
Case Study: Private Fundraising
You’ve built your company and now you’re making progress. Investors will watch you closely when determining whether to invest in your next round, looking at technical, financial, and market data. Three industry leaders will share lessons from their fundraising journey in this discussion.
Case Study: Going Public via SPAC
Led by the dynamic Peter Beck, Rocket Lab needs no introduction. Their next steps, developing the Neutron rocket and growing their in-space business, will be enabled by their upcoming entry into the public markets, enabled by Vector Acquisition Corporation. Listen to this exciting fireside chat on what’s next from Rocket Lab.
Join a start-up CEO for an announcement about their company's offer of a revolutionary way to accelerate the development of commercial products in space. Learn about this new company, their upcoming missions, and what they're building to scale-applied science in space.