Startups in the space industry continue to emerge across the value chain, from space infrastructure capabilities to downstream services, targeting new approaches to compete with incumbents and broaden the market.
With barriers to space market entry lowering considerably, and a supportive ecosystem growing, the emerging space market continues to attract interest with a flurry of activities across multiple applications. Falling technology costs and government support pushing for commercialization further aid this ecosystem, positioning it as both competition and a complement to traditional space incumbents. With.
The Emerging Space Market has seen unprecedented growth since 2015 that translated into investor interest and investment dollars flowing into a variety of space startups.
NSR’s Emerging Space Markets Analysis, 2nd Edition (ESMA2) study identifies the roles of strategic investors, wealthy entrepreneurs, and venture capital (VC) in the Emerging Space market, as well as angel investors, governments, foundations, and alternative means of funding startups.