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August 30 – 31, 2017
JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square

Startup Showcase

BRIDGESAT INC. is developing an optical communications network that offers secure delivery of big data from low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites at faster speeds and a lower cost than traditional radio frequency solutions.

HawkEye 360 is developing a new, space-based global intelligence network that will use radio frequency (RF) technology to help monitor transportation across air, land and sea and assist with emergencies.

HawkEye 360’s constellation of small satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO) will collect information on specific radio signals worldwide to provide high-precision radio frequency mapping and analytics that can be customized to clients’ needs.

LeoSat Enterprises is launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation which will provide the first commercially available, business grade, extremely high-speed and secure data service worldwide.  With up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites in the constellation interconnected through laser links, LeoSat is creating an optical backbone in space which is about 1.5 times faster than terrestrial fiber backbones and without the need for any terrestrial touchpoints. The LeoSat constellation will provide high-speed, low-latency and highly secure communications and bandwidth for business operations in the telecom backhaul, Energy, Maritime, Government and international business markets. Launch of the constellation is expected in 2019


Ripple Aerospace is a new space rocket company developing oceanic launch technology. Our goal is to bring to market a scalable, medium-lift, low cost launch system able to deliver payloads on an unconstrained launch schedule. Our technology leverages a modified ballast system to enable launch system transportation, fueling, and vertical launch directly from the ocean, no infrastructure required. Ripple’s technology can significantly reduce launch costs, enable unconstrained launch capabilities, and is capable of launching in any maritime environment throughout the world.

TGV Rockets And Propulsion Systems:  TGV is a merchant supplier of liquid bipropellant propulsion systems to the small satellite and small satellite launcher market. 

With Proprietary design tools and patents we will expand Electrocycle engine technology into the emerging New Space sector.

Ursa’s vision is to become the standard for global economic intelligence. Our insights bring a level of transparency to the world that will fundamentally change how markets move and policy makers manage risk.  Ursa aggregates and analyzes satellite-based radar to build proprietary data layers resulting in unbiased, consistent, all-weather location-based services and measurements.  Ursa’s unique access to most of the world’s current and future radar satellites and our deep understanding of how to apply machine vision and machine learning to radar, gives the reliability that has hindered optical-based systems and allows Ursa to extract asymmetric value from a single image.

VORAGO Technologies is a privately held, high technology company based in Austin, TX with patented and proven solutions that enable electronics systems for extreme temperature and radiation environments. VORAGO’s patented HARDSIL® technology uses cost effective high volume manufacturing to harden any commercially designed semiconductor component for extreme environment operation. VORAGO Technologies opens up a new world of possibilities for your designs, no matter how hostile the environment.

Startup Showcase Reception

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
5:15 p.m.
Skyline BC - 21st Floor
JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square

The Startup Showcase provides a quick-moving, light-hearted way for Space Technology & Investment Forum attendees to learn more about the 10 - 12 featured startups and for those startups to widen their circle of influence within the space industry while also meeting with some of the most innovative, insightful and visionary individuals from the investment sectors of space and technology.

Both young entrepreneurs and industry veterans benefit from having a trusted network of like-minded individuals to reach out to for information, mentorship, expert advice, feedback and even casual conversation. This reception is designed to help participants make those connections!

Are you working for a startup? Complete the application for a discount registration rate to attend the Space Technology & Investment Forum.

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