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#SpaceWatchGL Column: E2MC Update On Space-Financing Rounds in June 2021

by Raphael Roettgen

Photo by NASA on Unsplash.

June 2021 saw over $1.5 billion raised in private fundraising for space-related companies.

No space company mergers with SPACs in June but, as we already know by now, SPACs will appear again in the July edition of our financing review, with Satellogic’s and Planet’s mergers already having been announced.

 

CompanyUS$mCountrySubsectorInvestors
Relativity Space650.0U.S.Launch / spacecraft componentsBaillie Gifford, BlackRock, Brad Buss, Centricus, Coatue, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Jared Leto, K5 Global, Mark Cuban, Soroban Capital, Spencer Rascoff, Tiger Global Management, Tribe Capital, XN

 

OneWeb500.0U.K.Satcomm

 

Bharti Enterprises
Isar Aerospace67.3GermanyLaunch

 

HV Capital
LeoLabs65.0U.S.SDAInsight Partners, Velvet Sea Ventures

 

Oriental Space61.8ChinaDiversifiedSequoia China, Matrix Partners China, Sany, and Tianfu Sanjiang Fund

 

Kepler Communications60CanadaSatcommCanaan Partners, Costanoa Ventures, IA Ventures, Tribe Capital

 

Gilmour Space Technologies45.7AustraliaLaunchBlackbird Ventures, Fine Structure Venture, HESTA, Hostplus, Main Sequence, NGS Super

 

Phase Four26.0U.S.Spacecraft components

 

New Science Ventures
Orbion Space Technology20.0U.S.Spacecraft componentsBeringea, Inventus Capital Partners, Material Impact Fund, Wakestream Ventures

 

SkyWatch17.2CanadaRemote sensing – downstreamBDC Venture Capital, Bullpen Capital, Drive Capital, Golden Ventures, Space Capital

 

Muxing Technology15.5ChinaGNSSABI Yuanshi capital, FREES FUND, Helicap, Optimas Capital Partners Fund

 

Launcher11.7U.S.LaunchBoost, Haot (CEO company)
OroraTech6.9GermanyRemote sensingFindus Venture, Ananda Impact Ventures, APEX Ventures, BayernKapital, Clemens Kaiser, SpaceTec Capital, Ingo Baumann

 

Frontier Aerospace5.5U.S.Spacecraft components

 

NA
Hydrosat5.0U.S. / Lux.Remote sensingCultivation Capital, Expon Capital, Freeflow Ventures, Industrious Ventures, Social Venture Fund, Synovia Capital, Techstars, The Yield Lab

 

ClearSpace4.3SwitzerlandOrbit servicesDedicated, Graph Ventures, Swisscom Ventures, The Flying Object, Urania Ventures

 

PlanetWatchers3.5U.K.Remote sensing – downstreamCreative Ventures, Ridgeline Partners, Seraphim Capital, Trendlines Group

 

Spotr.ai3.0NetherlandsRemote sensing — downstreamConcrete Venture Capital, InnovationQuarter, Volta Ventures

 

Atomos Space2.1U.S.Orbit servicesRevolution, Techstars, Creative Destruction Lab, Matchstick Ventures

 

GalaxEyeN/AIndiaRemote sensing

 

Speciale Invest
ScepterN/AU.S.Remote sensingL37 Venture Partners, Table Rock Infrastructure Partners

 

Speqtral Quantum TechnologiesN/AU.S.

Satcomm

Techstars, Techstars Space Accelerator

 

SCOUTN/AU.S.SDATechstars, Techstars Space Accelerator

 

Navars EdutechN/AIndiaOther (education)Faad Network

 

Raphael Roettgen; Photo courtesy of the author

Raphael Roettgen provides financial advice to and invests proprietary capital in space companies as a managing director and founder of E2MC. He also advises institutional investors and governments on space. Previously, Raphael has held senior roles at global investment banks and hedge funds and was also a fintech entrepreneur in Brazil. He holds degrees in finance from Wharton, machine learning from PUC-Rio and space studies from the International Space University, as well as the CFA and FRM charters.

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