Don’t Start a Launch Company: Other Space Sectors Need Innovation
What are the Blue Ocean strategies in space? Where are the biggest profits yet to be made? Where is the highest growth potential? What markets are being underserved? What emerging markets aren’t being served at all? These are the questions that will lead you to own your highly profitable Blue Ocean strategy.
Entrepreneurs: It’s Time to Put Your Big Kid Pants On and Be Realistic About Your Valuation
No mother likes to hear that their baby is ugly. And let’s face it, as an entrepreneur, your company is your baby. So, when an investor tells you that your valuation is too high, it hurts. It’s as if the investor is saying that they don’t see the value you’ve created, or as if they don’t appreciate all your hard work. It’s like someone telling you your baby is ugly.
Entrepreneurs: Your Deck Isn’t About the Pitch; it’s About Due Diligence
Few founders realize the importance of their ‘pitch’ deck and its actual intended purpose. News flash! By the time an investor reads your deck, they’ve already been pitched – either through your intro email, on a phone call from a co-investor, or in a presentation you did that prompted the investor to give you a business card. The ‘pitch’ deck should more appropriately be called a ‘deal deck’ and is not about the pitch. It’s actually about due diligence.
SpaceFund Venture Capital Announces First Close of Second Fund
SpaceFund Venture Capital Announces First Close of Second Fund Space Investment Company Taking OffApril 06, 2021 | Houston, TX | Newswire. SpaceFund announced it has reached and surpassed the planned first close of $5 million for its $20 million BlastOff Fund today....
Why We’re Not on the Moon
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first humans to walk on the Moon, you might notice we aren’t celebrating it on the Moon. Why? Having achieved the greatest feat in human history, why is all we have to show for it flags, footprints, and footage?
Boys Like Rockets – and we have too many.
Building and flying rockets is a prime obsession of many male engineers and entrepreneurs in this industry, and because the space industry is still mainly made up of boys, well, there are a lot of rockets. Too many rockets in fact (and yes, too many boys as well, but that’s a different blog post).
SpaceFund Founder presents Jeff Bezos with Space Cowboy Award
Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon, and space company Blue Origin, received the Space Cowboy Award. The prestigious award was presented by Rick Tumlinson, and awarded to Bezos for his pioneering work and commitment to opening the frontier of space.