UK’s Open Cosmos raises $7M Series A to democratize satellites

TechCrunch. 18 April 2018. “As you can probably imagine, launching satellites is a complicated business. To get into the game, companies must often go to the biggest players, like NASA.” Read the article. 

UK start-up aims to slash the cost of satellite launches

The Telegraph. 18 April 2018. “A UK start-up has raised $7m (£5m) for modular satellites that cut the cost of launches from millions to £500,000, making it the latest start-up to capitalise on Britain’s burgeoning space sector.” Read the article.

UK space startup Open Cosmos raises $7m in first round funding

City A.M., 18 April 2018. “Space satellite startup Open Cosmos has raised $7m ( £4.9m) in its series A funding for its mission to make satellite technology more affordable.” Read the article.

Open Cosmos raises $7 million on its mission to democratise the satellite industry

NewSpace International. 18 April 2018. “Space satellite startup Open Cosmos has raised $7 million in a series A funding round as part of its mission to make satellites more affordable and more accessible to everyone.” Read the article.

Open Cosmos raises $7 million to make satellites more affordable, 18 April 2018. “UK satellite startup Open Cosmos has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by BGF Ventures alongside LocalGlobe, Entrepreneur First, Taavet Hinrikus (Transferwise cofounder) and Charlie Songhurst (former head of corporate strategy at Microsoft).” Read the article. 

Open Cosmos raises $7M in Series A funding round

SpaceNews, 18 April 2018. “Open Cosmos, a British startup planning to manufacture and operate inexpensive cubesats, announced April 18 it raised $7 million in Series A funding in an investment round led by London-based BGF Ventures.” Read the full article.

Reducing the cost of space access for nanosatellites

ViaSatellite/Satellite Today, 20 June 2017. “U.K. startup Open Cosmos hopes to drastically reduce the cost of accessing space for nanosatellite operators with its new end-to-end mission service. ” Read the full article.