- What can be done to mitigate capital risks and incentivise moderate investors?
- What are investors looking for and how can space companies stand out in a competitive funding climate?
- How is the War in Ukraine changing attitudes and investment in spacetech?
- Will investors continue to prioritise cash-generating assets? What does this mean for capital allocation for early-stage companies?
- Does the role of national space agencies change in terms of market acceleration?
- Can space sustainability become an investable business?
- From launch to the lunar economy, which segments generate the most excitement among investors? How does the revenue potential weigh up with associated risk?
The New Space Economy: Risk vs Reward
Despite the space economy generating $424 billion in 2022, according to the latest statistics from VC firm Space Capital, overall investment is down 58% year on year. With a bleak global economic outlook creating a climate of risk-adversity, what does this mean for the New Space economy? How can investors and businesses build confidence in the potential ROI of investing in the latest space technology and services? Which aspects of the space sector are generating most excitement? Is sustainability in/for space more than just a hype?
This exclusive webinar, acted as a prelude to the FT’s Investing in Space Summit taking place in June 2023. The discussion brought together the space and investment communities for a nuanced discussion on the long term financial sustainability of the space sector. Expert speakers and moderators reviewed the current funding climate, providing insight of growth opportunities and associated risks, and an analysis on the business case for investment in this new asset class
Panel focus & Key themes
Investing in Space Summit 2023
This exclusive webinar will take place ahead of the Investing in Space Summit taking place on 5-6 June 2023.
The Investing in Space Summit brings together investors, innovators, government and end-users for careful analysis of the opportunities of space. Attendees can expect expertly moderated panel discussions and news-worthy keynotes that will encourage nuanced discussions on the transformative opportunities of space, peppered with a healthy dose of realism on the associated risks
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