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The Space Economy’s Next Giant Leap
Space Economy as a worldwide phenomenon , involving both individuals, Industries and Space Agencies. Morgan Stanley’s estimates that the roughly $350 billion global space industry could surge to over $1 trillion by 2040.
It’s estimated that there are now more than 10,000 firms and around 5,000 investors involved in the space industry:The venture capital funding for global space-tech companies has reached $6.2 Billion.
Although the ‘Space unicorns’ have caught the eye of the media, hundreds of other new startups, operating in the Space Sector have been created in the past decade, enhancing the potential of space entrepreneurship.
Space is the new economic frontier, included by the G20 as one of the 22 priorities of its agenda. A growing number of “New Space” companies, together with Space Agencies and entrepreneurs, are building a new business model.
Live Online Classes with Lectures from Industry.
At the Space Economy Academy, the number of students do not exceed 3 people per class. The course takes place 100% online, live and during weekends, increasing the flexibility of the participants. With small classes, lecturers customize the content to satisfy students needs.
The online lectures allow students to learn from everywhere, accessing the courses through the SEAC E-learning Platform, to wich each student have access to his or her individual page. And for those who are not able to attend the classes in live, each session is recorded and available offline.
Space Entrepreneurship course includes two parts: before attending the live classes, students will receive a self-paced training about key space subjects through the E-Learning platform, where they will be able to download study material as created by our experts (Excels, Words, PowerPoint presentations). Through the e-learning platform, students also have the option to address individual questions to the lecturers and receive offline answers
A team of experienced leaders from various industries, agencies and Forbes list makers guide students and alumni in the exploration of market opportunities and in the process of Business incubation and acceleration, to develop or grow the business in the Space Sector
The key lecturers of this course are Chiara Cocchiara, Space Leader and Forbes 30u30, and Adrian Saez, Finance expert. They will be guiding the students through the online live classes.
Our Entrepreneurship in Space Program is for you if..
- You wish to setup a new Business in the Space Sector. Our team will guide and supervise you step by step in the process of transforming your idea into an investment-worthy company.
- You want to acquire the set of skills which make you a Business Leader. Acquire both technological, financial and leadership skills, in order to drive and supervise your business
- You wish to apply innovation, develop Business techniques and learn how to be successful when launching a new Business.
- You are an Entrepreneur and want to expand the Business in the Space Sector and need guidance to understand the Space field and how to become competitive.
- You wish to accelerate your business / startup and reach funding by preparing a professional Pitch Deck.
The core lectures focus on two aspects. The first area is more technical and focus on the understanding of the Space subjects, the Space technologies, downstream and upstream segments. The second area focuses on the entrepreneurial aspect, studying topics such as finance, marketing, and investments.
Students will attend pre-recorded modules, for self paced learning. These modules provide the students with the tools to understand Innovation and the applications in the Space Sector.
Choose your learning pace with modules covering upstream, downstream, Space Economy, International Space Law, and Leadership skills. Another module emphasizes finance, canvas method, and real-world scenarios, offering a practical overview of the space business.
Students will be guided by experts in the areas of Finance, Space operations, and entrepreneurship through live classes using the zoom application. Each live workshops and mentoring provides practical work that include the development of individual business plans, financials and strategic plans.
The project work focuses on learning how to transform your idea into an investmentworthy company. What is my Story? What makes my solution unique? How do you want to reach your target group? Learn how to prepare a Profit and Loss, and show the numbers to get the attention of the investors.
As a final exercise you will develop a Power Point presentation to introduce your Startup to external investors and raise fundings. Develop an elevator pitch deck with other international students and peers complementing your skills with other
Each workshop will have a maximum of three students, and the scheduling will be customized to align with your availability.
During the first Workshop (90 minutes), you and your peers will present your business idea to a space industry expert. Additionally, we will introduce the Canvas method to assist in crafting a business plan and solidifying key concepts.
In the second workshop (90 minutes), a finance expert from the banking sector will guide you in conducting a comprehensive financial analysis of your company, including long-term projections, forecasting, budgeting, and a profitability and liquidity ratios.
In the final workshop (30 minutes), you will apply your knowledge, including the creation of a pitch deck, in a simulation aimed at securing funds from external investors.
Benefits of the Space Entrepreneurship course:
- Certificate of completion by SEAC – Space Economy Academy
- 3 live workshops with flexible scheduling, limited to three participants.
- Support 24/7
- Enroll Anytime course
- Free lifetime updates
- Excel Templates and Documentation Free to download
- Learn from experienced leaders from the Space Industry and Forbes List Makers
Adrian Saez is an economist at Santander Asset Management, with over 10 years of experience in the Industrial and Bank Sector. With a Master in Business and administration, a Degree in Economics, and an accounting certification, he is one of the Board members of the SEAC Business School.