Top 50 Best Aerospace and Defense Startups With $10+ Million Funding

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Today we’re covering the top 50 Aerospace and Defense startups. This is going to be really exciting and I’ve spent a ton of time researching these interesting startups in Aerospace and Defense. Let’s get right into it!

Criteria for selection:

  • The startup should be privately held
  • Has raised at least $10 million in funding
  • We haven’t including the IPO’d startups and companies as they’re already well-known to most people in the Aerospace and Defense sector. This list of 50 companies covers the most funded ones since their found dates.

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Top Aerospace and Defense Startups with >$10 Million Funding

Let’s get right down to the list and begin with the list of the top startups in the Aerospace and Defense sector. In the below list, we’ve covered the major information about the company’s operations, headquarters, funding amounts and some of the active investors. The investors listed here are the ones I found during my process of researching the company. So there’s a high possibility that there are more investors than the ones in the list.

1. Tsar Aerospace – Total Raised $15000.0 million

Official Website: www.tzaraerospace.com

Tsar Aerospace is a Corporate Backed or Acquired Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2016. Operator of an aerospace technology company in Bhubaneswar India. The company’s research theme is to design and develop a conceptual unmanned hypersonic research aircraft with new computational approaches and methods and has technical competencies in product/system development, aerospace system design, rapid prototyping, and business analysis, serving commercial, civil, and military customers.

Active Investors:

No active investors

Competitors: No competitors found

2. Relativity Space – Total Raised $684.54 million

Official Website: www.relativityspace.com

Relativity Space is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2015. Operator of an aerospace company intended to build humanity’s multi-planetary future. The company specializes in designing, developing, and building 3D printed rockets through vertically integrated technology platform of software-defined manufacturing and fusion of 3D printing, artificial intelligence, and autonomous robotics, thereby offering clients a rocket within days to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.

Active Investors:

  • 3L Capital(3lcap.com)
  • Baillie Gifford(www.bailliegifford.com)
  • Baruch Future Ventures(www.baruch.vc)
  • Bold Capital Partners(www.boldcapitalpartners.com)
  • Bond Capital (San Francisco)(www.bondcap.com)
  • Canyon Creek Capital(www.canyoncreekcapital.com)
  • eBrands.vc(eBrands.vc)
  • Evolution VC Partners(www.evolutionvcp.com)
  • Gaingels Syndicate(www.gaingels.com)
  • GC Innovation America(www.gcinternational.com)
  • General Catalyst(www.generalcatalyst.com)

Competitors:

Rocket Lab, SpaceX, Firefly Aerospace, Gilmour Space Technologies, Vector Launch, Deep Blue Aerospace, Northrop Grumman, United Launch Alliance, Blue Origin, Virgin Orbit, Reaction Engines, Xcor Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Astro Digital

3. Archer Aviation – Total Raised $636.0 million

Official Website: www.archer.com

Archer Aviation is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2019. Manufacturer of aircraft intended to create a fully renewable method of transportation. The company’s offerings include an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities, enabling cities to have low air traffic with minimal noise of aircraft.

Active Investors:

  • Crosscut Ventures(www.crosscut.vc)
  • Gaingels Syndicate(www.gaingels.com)
  • Greycroft(www.greycroft.com)
  • Prime Movers Lab(www.primemoverslab.com)
  • Sand Hill Angels(www.sandhillangels.com)
  • Tamarack 4(www.tamarack4.io)
  • Troy Capital Partners(www.troycapitalpartners.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

4. Spire – Total Raised $468.71 million

Official Website: www.spire.com

Spire is a Venture Capital-Backed Media and Information Services (B2B) company founded in 2012. Provider of satellite-powered data and analytics solutions intended to offer real-time global coverage of every point on Earth. The company uses programmable and reprogrammable radio frequency sensors to track all of the maritime mobility, aviation, and weather tracking data through its multi-purpose constellation of satellites, providing organizations with advanced maritime, aviation and weather prediction anywhere in the world.

Active Investors:

  • Aventura VC(www.aventuravc.com)
  • Beamonte Investments(www.beamonte.com)
  • Bessemer Venture Partners(www.bvp.com)
  • Bright Success Capital(www.bright-success.com)
  • E-Merge(www.emerge.be)
  • Evolution VC Partners(www.evolutionvcp.com)
  • Expon Capital(www.exponcapital.com)
  • Fresco Capital(www.fresco.vc)
  • Global Public Offering Fund(www.gpofund.com)
  • Grishin Robotics(www.grishinrobotics.com)
  • Hanhai Studio(www.hanhaistudio.com)

Competitors:

RS Metrics, PlanetiQ, SpaceKnow, Clyde Space, Axelspace, AST & Science, Spacety, Geospin, Aireon, BlackBridge Geomatics, StormGeo, eMap International (Geospatial Consulting), GeoOptics, Whistle Communications, Orbcomm, GS Sweden, exactEarth, The Weather Company, Obelisk Group, International Business Machines

5. MAG Aerospace – Total Raised $455.01 million

Official Website: www.magaero.com

MAG Aerospace is a Private Equity-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2010. Provider of manned and unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) services. The company offers aerial fire services, air charter operations, manned and unmanned ISR operation and training as well as provide maintenance for command and control operation centers and ISR network systems, enabling real-time situational awareness to help its customers make the world smaller and safer.

Active Investors:

  • New Mountain Capital(www.newmountaincapital.com)

Competitors:

Draken International, Saab, Sierra Nevada, DynCorp International, IAP, OHB, Dynamic Aviation, Airbus, United Launch Alliance, Northrop Grumman, L3 Technologies, Thales Group, Blue Origin, Elbit Systems, Raytheon, Rolls-Royce

6. Planet – Total Raised $386.03 million

Official Website: www.planet.com

Planet is a Venture Capital-Backed Media and Information Services (B2B) company founded in 2010. Developer of a satellite imaging platform designed to image the entire Earth every day and make global change visible, accessible and actionable. The company’s platform provides geospatial insights at the speed of change, equipping organizations with the data necessary to make informed, timely decisions and also monitor areas of interest, validate information on the ground, and discover trends relevant to the industry, enabling clients to monitor planetary changes and access satellite imagery.

Active Investors:

  • 137 Ventures(www.137ventures.com)
  • Ajax Strategies(www.ajaxinvestmentstrategies.com)
  • Alphabet(www.abc.xyz)
  • AME Cloud Ventures(www.amecloudventures.com)
  • APES Ventures(www.apes.partners)
  • Aster Capital(www.aster.com)
  • Bright Success Capital(www.bright-success.com)
  • Capricorn Investment Group(www.capricornllc.com)
  • China Broadband Capital Partners(www.cbc-capital.com)
  • Data Collective(www.dcvc.com)
  • DBL Partners(www.dblpartners.vc)

Competitors:

RS Metrics, Spire, DigitalGlobe, PrecisionHawk, Bird.i, Ecometrica, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Rezatec, senseFly, SpaceKnow, Agribotix, Global Surface Intelligence, Astro Digital, Ursa Space Systems, ImageSat International, PlanetiQ, TellusLabs, Mapbox, Airphrame, Satellogic, Tensorflight, ICEYE, Capella Space, We Do Sky, Descartes Labs, Space-Eyes, DroneBase, Axelspace

7. Anduril – Total Raised $385.1 million

Official Website: www.anduril.com

Anduril is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2017. Developer of battlefield awareness products intended to modernize battlefields with virtual and augmented reality. The company’s products combine virtual and augmented reality algorithms to monitor enemies and improve surveillance without having to stay in the defense borders in person, enabling governments to avail and deploy real-time battlefield awareness for soldiers on the ground and headquarters alike for ramping up border security.

Active Investors:

  • 137 Ventures(www.137ventures.com)
  • 8VC(www.8vc.com)
  • Andreessen Horowitz(www.a16z.com)
  • Anorak Ventures(www.anorak.vc)
  • Bedrock(www.bedrockcap.com)
  • Elementum Ventures(www.elementum.vc)
  • Formic Ventures(www.formic.vc)
  • Founders Fund(www.foundersfund.com)
  • General Catalyst(www.generalcatalyst.com)
  • Human Capital (San Francisco)(www.human.capital)
  • Kevin Moore(www.agileangel.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

8. AST & Science – Total Raised $381.0 million

Official Website: www.ast-science.com

AST & Science is a Venture Capital-Backed Telecommunications Service Providers company founded in 2017. Developer of space-based cellular broadband network designed to be accessible by standard smartphones everywhere on the planet. The company’s SpaceMobile Service is expected to provide cost-effective, high-speed mobile broadband services with global coverage to all end-users, thereby enabling users to remain connected at broadband speeds without having to purchase special equipment.

Active Investors:

  • American Tower(www.americantower.com)
  • Green Sands Equity(www.greensandsequity.com)
  • Rakuten(www.rakuten.co.jp)
  • Samsung NEXT Ventures(www.samsungnext.com)
  • Seraphim Capital(www.seraphim.vc)
  • Vodafone Group(www.vodafone.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

9. Volocopter – Total Raised $376.56 million

Official Website: www.volocopter.com

Volocopter is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2011. Developer of electrical vertical take-off and landing multicopters designed to transport people safely. The company’s multicopters can fly completely autonomously or be easily operated using a joystick and assistive systems for support, enabling users to travel by air and reduce traffic while also reducing carbon emissions.

Active Investors:

  • Atlantia(www.atlantia.it)
  • Avala Capital(www.avalacapital.com)
  • b-to-v Partners(www.btov.vc)
  • Continental(www.continental-corporation.com)
  • Daimler(www.daimler.com)
  • DB Schenker(www.dbschenker.com)
  • EIT Climate-KIC(www.climate-kic.org)
  • Geely Technology Group(www.geely.com)
  • Helvetia Group(www.helvetia.com)
  • Intel Capital(www.intelcapital.com)
  • Jericho Capital Asset Management(www.jerichocap.com)

Competitors:

Joby Aviation, EHang, Aircam UAV Technology, Quest Aircraft, Boom Supersonic, Aria Insights, Yuneec

10. MRO Holdings – Total Raised $369.29 million

Official Website: www.mroholdings.com

MRO Holdings is a Private Equity-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2013. Provider of maintenance, repair and revision aviation services intended to focus on long-term applications for the aircraft maintenance industry. The company’s line of services and applications include airframe maintenance, maintenance programs and reliability, engineering, materials and strategic alliances, enabling aviation professionals to receive a stable and challenging work environment around a culture of safety, quality and performance.

Active Investors:

  • Caoba Capital(www.caobacapital.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

11. LandSpace – Total Raised $355.38 million

Official Website: www.landspace.com

LandSpace is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2015. The company is a private aerospace enterprise engaged in the R&D and operations of launch vehicles. Focusing on small and medium scale commercial aerospace application market, Land Space is devoted to the development of Liquid-fuel Rocket Engines (LREs) and low-cost commercial launch vehicles with independent intellectual property rights. Land Space could complete the system and unit design, manufacture, test and delivery with highly-integrated design and innovation capability by a first-class technical team, to provide the global market with standardized launch service solutions.

Active Investors:

  • Beijing 36Kr Media(www.36kr.com)
  • Cedarlake Capital(www.cedarlake-capital.com)
  • China Growth Capital(www.chinagrowthcapital.com)
  • Chung Tin Group(www.chungtin.com.cn)
  • Co-Stone Capital(en.stonevc.com)
  • Country Garden Venture Capital(www.cgvcap.com)
  • FounDream(www.foundream.cn)
  • Gopher Asset Management(www.gopherasset.com)
  • Joint Capital(www.jointcapital.net)
  • Lantern Capital (Shanghai)(www.lanternventure.com)
  • Lightspeed China Partners(www.lightspeedcp.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

12. Skydio – Total Raised $339.25 million

Official Website: www.skydio.com

Skydio is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Developer of AI-powered drones intended to deliver the power and flying cameras without the complexity. The company’s drones use an array of cameras and proprietary computer vision technology to recognize, avoid objects in real-time, and predict into the future to make intelligent decisions, enabling users to fly through the most demanding tasks and be safe from obstacles when they want to take control.

Active Investors:

  • Accel(www.accel.com)
  • Andreessen Horowitz(www.a16z.com)
  • CAA Ventures(ventures.caa.com)
  • IVP(www.ivp.com)
  • KI capital(ki-capital.de)
  • Levitate Capital(levitatecap.com)
  • Linse Capital(www.linsecapital.com)
  • Next47(Next47.com)
  • NTT Docomo Ventures(www.nttdocomo-v.com)
  • Playground Global(www.playground.global)
  • Siemens(new.siemens.com)

Competitors:

Aria Insights, Flyability, Prioria, Aeryon Labs, UVify, PrecisionHawk, DroneUp, Skycatch

13. Astra (Aerospace and Defense) – Total Raised $300.0 million

Official Website: www.astra.com

Astra (Aerospace and Defense) is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2016. Manufacturer of space-rocket equipment designed to provide routine access to earth’s orbit. The company’s products include rocket propulsion, structures, and avionics and applies a fast-paced, hardware-focused, agile approach to space launch, enabling the aviation industry to avail products for their production and development purposes.

Active Investors:

  • ACME Capital(www.acme.vc)
  • Advance Publications(www.advance.com)
  • Airbus Ventures(www.airbusventures.vc)
  • ARTIS Ventures(www.av.co)
  • Canaan Partners(www.canaan.com)
  • Correlation Ventures(www.correlationvc.com)
  • Elefund(www.elefund.com)
  • Evolution VC Partners(www.evolutionvcp.com)
  • Holicity(www.holicity.inc)
  • Innovation Endeavors(www.innovationendeavors.com)
  • PROOF (Virginia)(www.proof.vc)

Competitors:

Rocket Lab, SpaceX

14. Momentus – Total Raised $262.04 million

Official Website: www.momentus.space

Momentus is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2017. Developer of in-space transportation and infrastructure technology intended to enable enterprise and human existence to flourish in space. The company offers affordable last-mile satellite and cargo delivery, payload hosting, and in-orbit servicing options to deliver satellites and cargo to their target orbits, providing space technology businesses with a unique low-cost modular approach for hosting payload in space.

Active Investors:

  • ACE & Company(www.aceandcompany.com)
  • C3 Ventures (VC)(www.c3.ventures)
  • Cathexis Ventures(www.cathexisventures.com)
  • Drake Management(www.drakemanagement.com)
  • Evolution VC Partners(www.evolutionvcp.com)
  • Fort Ventures(www.fort-ventures.com)
  • Grids Capital(www.gridscapital.com)
  • Harmonix Fund(www.harmonixfund.com)
  • Liquid 2 Ventures(www.liquid2.vc)
  • MaxMyInterest(www.maxmyinterest.com)
  • Mountain Nazca(www.mountainnazca.com)

Competitors:

Virgin Galactic

15. Novaria Group – Total Raised $216.0 million

Official Website: www.novariagroup.com

Novaria Group is a Private Equity-Backed Industrial Supplies and Parts company founded in 2011. Novaria Group is a manufacturer of precision components. The company, through its subsidiaries, manufactures precision components and structural fasteners for the aerospace and defense industry. Novaria pursues a selective growth strategy, favoring highly aligned partners with defined capabilities and solid foundations over early-stage opportunities. It was formed in 2011 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Active Investors:

  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts(www.kkr.com)

Competitors:

Astrotech

16. Boom Supersonic – Total Raised $209.62 million

Official Website: www.boomsupersonic.com

Boom Supersonic is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Manufacturer of a supersonic aircraft intended to make the world dramatically accessible. The company’s aircraft are made up of advanced aerodynamics and engines and is designed to accommodate next-generation sustainable alternative fuels, enabling travellers to save the time and cost of long-distance travel.

Active Investors:

  • 8VC(www.8vc.com)
  • American Express Ventures(www.amexventures.com)
  • Avichal Garg(www.avichal.com)
  • Caffeinated Capital(www.caffeinatedcapital.com)
  • Catapult VC(www.catapultvc.com)
  • CSC UpShot Ventures(www.csc-upshot.vc)
  • Emerson Collective(www.emersoncollective.com)
  • Endure Capital(www.endurecap.com)
  • Four Cities Capital(www.fourcitiescapital.com)
  • Hemisphere Ventures(www.hemisphere.com)
  • Homebrew(www.homebrew.co)

Competitors:

Spike Aerospace, Hermeus, Aerion Supersonic, Virgin Galactic

17. ArianeGroup – Total Raised $206.37 million

Official Website: www.ariane.group

ArianeGroup is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Operator of a space aircraft development company intended to cover the entire life-cycle of a launcher. The company specializes in the design and production of space launchers from all aspects of complete propulsion systems right down to the items of equipment and materials to serve both commercial and institutional needs, enabling the aerospace industry to create launchers and missiles for the oceanic deterrent force sustainably.

Active Investors:

  • Airbus Group(www.airbus.com)
  • Safran Group(www.safran-group.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

18. Astroscale – Total Raised $198.7 million

Official Website: www.astroscale.com

Astroscale is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2013. Operator of a space technology company intended to offer space debris removal services. The company offers innovative and scalable services across the spectrum of on-orbit servicing missions, including Life Extension, In-situ Space Situational Awareness, End of Life services, and Active Debris Removal, enabling sustainable space systems to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space.

Active Investors:

  • ANA Holdings(www.ana.co.jp)
  • aSTART(www.astart.co.jp)
  • Coent Venture Partners(www.coent.sg)
  • Hulic(www.hulic.co.jp)
  • I-Net(www.inet.co.jp)
  • Innovation Network Corporation of Japan(www.incj.co.jp)
  • Jafco(www.jafco.co.jp)
  • Mistletoe(www.mistletoe.co)
  • Mitsubishi Estate(www.mec.co.jp)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Capital(www.mucap.co.jp)
  • OSG (Japan)(www.osg.co.jp)

Competitors:

Altius Space Machines, Tethers Unlimited, D-Orbit, Orbital Technologies

19. Flying Whales – Total Raised $174.86 million

Official Website: www.flying-whales.com

Flying Whales is a Private Equity-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2012. Manufacturer of large capacity airships. The company engages in manufacturing helium-filled, rigid-structure airships designed to load and unload voluminous cargo from a stationary position using small amounts of diesel and electrically powered engines, enabling clients in transportation, logistics and freight market in the countries with transport infrastructure deficit to reduce operating costs and diminish the environmental impact.

Active Investors:

  • ADP Group(adpgroupltd.com)
  • AVIC International Holding(www.avic.com.hk)
  • Bouygues(www.bouygues.com)
  • Bpifrance(www.bpifrance.fr)
  • Government of Quebec(www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en)
  • Marita Group(www.stemarita.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

20. iSpace (Aerospace) – Total Raised $171.22 million

Official Website: www.i-space.com.cn

iSpace (Aerospace) is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2016. Developer of commercial carrier rocket and provider of systematic launch services. The company focuses on the research and development of low-cost small launch vehicles and provides integrated commercial launch services for users of small satellites and constellations around the world. Its main products include small solid launch vehicles and reusable liquid launch vehicles.

Active Investors:

  • Beijing Financial Street Capital Operation Center(www.bfscoc.com)
  • Capitallink(www.capitallink.cn)
  • CDH Investments(www.cdhfund.com)
  • China Merchants Securities(cmschina.com)
  • CICC ALPHA(www.ciccalpha.com)
  • Citic(www.citic.com)
  • CITIC Securities(www.citics.com)
  • Galaxy Holdings(www.chngalaxy.com)
  • Matrix Partners China(www.matrixpartners.cn)
  • Rencent Capital(www.rencentcap.com)
  • Rotating Boulder Fund(www.tntpower.com)

Competitors:

One Space, Firefly Aerospace, Rocket Lab, SpaceX, Gilmour Space Technologies, United Launch Alliance, Deep Blue Aerospace, LandSpace, Virgin Orbit, Orbital ATK

21. ALE – Total Raised $160.43 million

Official Website: www.star-ale.com

ALE is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2011. Provider of on-demand space entertainment services intended to connect science to society and make the universe a cultural sphere. The company uses a microsatellite packed with pellets and releases the pellets from outer space to cause atmospheric re-entry, enabling corporations and governments to avail inflows and outflows of knowledge accelerating the research and development of small satellites, plasma, and material technology.

Active Investors:

  • Akatsuki Entertainment Technology Fund(www.aet.fund)
  • Horizons Ventures(www.horizonsventures.com)
  • QB Capital(www.qbc.co.jp)
  • Shinsei Corporate Investment(www.shinsei-ci.com/en)
  • SPARX Group Company(www.sparx.jp)

Competitors: No competitors found

22. Astranis – Total Raised $154.76 million

Official Website: www.astranis.com

Astranis is a Venture Capital-Backed Wireless Communications Equipment company founded in 2015. Operator of a satellite internet startup intended to build smaller and lower-cost telecommunications satellites. The company manufacture and operate a line of spacecraft for regional broadband and broadcast services, utilizing their proprietary software-defined radio (SDR) payload, and offering capacity lease-on-orbit financing models, thereby allowing customers to focus on revenues from their core businesses.

Active Investors:

  • ACE & Company(www.aceandcompany.com)
  • AME Cloud Ventures(www.amecloudventures.com)
  • Andreessen Horowitz(www.a16z.com)
  • BoxGroup(www.boxgroup.com)
  • Cantos Ventures(www.cantos.vc)
  • Cherubic Ventures(www.cherubic.com)
  • CSC UpShot Ventures(www.csc-upshot.vc)
  • Elefund(www.elefund.com)
  • Felicis Ventures(www.felicis.com)
  • Fifty Years(www.fiftyyears.com)
  • GarageCapital(www.garage.vc)

Competitors: No competitors found

23. Axiom Space – Total Raised $149.0 million

Official Website: www.axiomspace.com

Axiom Space is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2016. Operator of an international commercial space station intended to host government astronauts, tourists, private companies and individuals for research, manufacturing, space exploration system testing and tourism. The company provides universal access to the ISS by carrying out missions for a crew of national and private astronauts as well as for clients in the research and manufacturing sector, enabling space travelers to have access to various space initiatives and foster further possibilities.

Active Investors:

  • Alumni Ventures Group(www.avgfunds.com)
  • AngelList(www.angel.co)
  • Balfour Investors(www.balfourinvestors.com)
  • C5 Capital(www.c5capital.com)
  • Declaration Partners(www.declarationpartners.com)
  • Drake Management(www.drakemanagement.com)
  • Gaingels Syndicate(www.gaingels.com)
  • Helios Capital(www.heliosinv.com)
  • Hemisphere Ventures(www.hemisphere.com)
  • IBX(www.ibx-llc.com)
  • Moelis & Company(www.moelis.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

24. Valence Surface Technologies – Total Raised $148.24 million

Official Website: www.valencesurfacetech.com

Valence Surface Technologies is a Private Equity-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2013. Processor of aerospace and defense metal products. The company engages in metal processing operations with a focus on flight critical parts for the aerospace and defense industries offering services such as non-destructive testing, shot peening, chemical processing (anodize, chemfilm, passivate and plating) and chemical milling.

Active Investors:

  • ATL Partners(www.atlpartners.com)
  • British Columbia Investment Management(www.bci.ca)

Competitors: No competitors found

25. ICEYE – Total Raised $139.12 million

Official Website: www.iceye.com

ICEYE is a Venture Capital-Backed Media and Information Services (B2B) company founded in 2012. Provider of a radar satellite imaging service intended to offer access to near-real-time imagery from space. The company’s commercial SAR (synthetic aperture radar) satellite constellation uses microwave radar technology to help in imaging in all conditions and send its own energy so it can image independent of sunlight, enabling clients to get unprecedented access to SAR data, anywhere on the globe at any time.

Active Investors:

  • Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship(www.ace.aalto.fi)
  • Business Finland(www.businessfinland.fi)
  • DNX Ventures(www.dnx.vc)
  • Draper Associates(www.draper.vc)
  • Draper Esprit(www.draperesprit.com)
  • European Investment Fund(www.eif.org)
  • Founder.org(www.founder.org)
  • In-Q-Tel(www.iqt.org)
  • Lifeline Ventures(www.lifelineventures.com)
  • Marc Bell Capital Partners(www.marcbell.com)
  • Morgan Brook Capital(morganbrookcapital.com)

Competitors:

ImageSat International, Space-Eyes, Airphrame, DigitalGlobe, Spire, Telespazio, RS Metrics, PrecisionHawk, Capella Space, Axelspace, Astro Digital, Planet, Bird.i, TellusLabs, Mapbox, Tensorflight

26. PrecisionHawk – Total Raised $138.75 million

Official Website: www.precisionhawk.com

PrecisionHawk is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2010. Developer of a platform designed to accelerate, automate, and amplify geospatial data analysis. The company blends multiple layers of data sources – collected via satellite, manned aircraft, drones, and ground crews – artificial intelligence-powered analytics, delivers a single, streamlined point of access to geospatial (GIS) intelligence, enabling clients to geospatial data analytics services and tools.

Active Investors:

  • ClearSky(www.clear-sky.com)
  • Comcast Ventures(www.comcastventures.com)
  • Constellation Technology Ventures(technologyventures.constellation.com)
  • DuPont Pioneer(www.pioneer.com)
  • Eastward Capital Partners(www.eastwardcp.com)
  • Imagine H2O(www.imagineh2o.org)
  • Indiana University Foundation(www.iufoundation.iu.edu)
  • Innovate Partners(www.innovatepartnersllc.com)
  • Intel Capital(www.intelcapital.com)
  • IU Ventures(www.iuventures.com)
  • Millennium Technology Value Partners(www.mtvlp.com)

Competitors:

Hangar, Skycatch, AirMap, Propeller Aerobotics, DroneDeploy, FairFleet, senseFly, SkySpecs, We Do Sky, Airware, Identified Technologies, Aerialtronics, DroneBase, Prioria, Atmos UAV, Aeryon Labs, DroneUp, Skydio, UVify, Yuneec, Aibotix, Meggitt Target Systems, Ebee Smart Technologies

27. Vicarious – Total Raised $137.02 million

Official Website: www.vicarious.com

Vicarious is a Venture Capital-Backed Business/Productivity Software company founded in 2010. Developer of an AI-based robot technology designed to mimic the function of the human brain. The company’s neuro and cognitive science-based technology uses an algorithmic architecture to achieve human-level intelligence in vision, language, motor control and to focus on visual perception problems such as recognition, segmentation and scene parsing, enabling robots manufacturers to build robots with advanced intelligence level and task efficiency.

Active Investors:

  • 10X Capital(www.10xcapital.com)
  • ABB Technology Ventures(www.global.abb/group/en/technology/ventures)
  • A-Grade Investments(www.agradeinvestments.com)
  • AimTop Ventures(www.aimtopvc.com)
  • AME Cloud Ventures(www.amecloudventures.com)
  • Amino Capital(www.aminocapital.com)
  • Anduin Ventures(www.anduinventures.com)
  • Bezos Expeditions(www.bezosexpeditions.com)
  • Bryan Johnson(bryanjohnson.co)
  • Coral Group(www.coralgrp.com)
  • Data Collective(www.dcvc.com)

Competitors:

Meltin MMI, FurHat Robotics, Osaro, Kindred AI, Anki, Numenta, Jibo, Aibrain, Clarifai

28. PCX Aerostructures – Total Raised $134.36 million

Official Website: www.pcxaero.com

PCX Aerostructures is a Private Equity-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Supplier of large structural airframe assemblies for rotorcraft and fixed wing aerospace platforms. The company’s products include wing, fuselage and engine components and specializes in the machining of complex parts from hard alloys like titanium, Inconel and steel. It also provides integrated special processing services such as heat treating, painting, grinding, threading, gear shaping and non-destructive testing to defense and commercial markets, as well as the power generation industry.

Active Investors:

  • Business Development Corporation of America(www.bdcofamerica.com)
  • RFE Investment Partners(www.rfeip.com)

Competitors:

Fralock, ACT Aerospace, WSI Industries, Composites One, San Diego Composites, E T M Enterprises, Birken Manufacturing, The Composites Group

29. Satellogic – Total Raised $128.0 million

Official Website: www.satellogic.com

Satellogic is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2010. Manufacturer of satellites designed to provide vertically integrated geospatial analytics. The company’s satellite constellations offer decision-making processes with the ability to remap the entire planet at both high-frequency and high-resolution, enabling clients to drive real outcomes with planetary-scale insights.

Active Investors:

  • Ariel Arrieta(ArielArrieta.com)
  • Cygnus Capital(www.cygnusvc.com)
  • Fundo Pitanga(www.pitangainvest.com.br)
  • IDB Lab(www.fomin.org)
  • LAVCA(www.lavca.org)
  • Monashees(www.monashees.com.br)
  • NXTP Ventures(www.nxtp.vc)
  • SpaceX(www.spacex.com)
  • Starlight Ventures(www.starlight.vc)
  • Tencent Holdings(www.tencent.com)
  • Tuesday Capital(www.tuesday.vc)

Competitors:

senseFly, RS Metrics, ImageSat International, Astro Digital, Planet, Sentera, DigitalGlobe, Spire, Bird.i, Ursa Space Systems, SpaceKnow, TellusLabs, Global Surface Intelligence, Rezatec, Descartes Labs, Orbital Insight, Hexagon Geospatial, CARTO, Intermap Technologies, Geospin

30. Ispace – Total Raised $127.3 million

Official Website: ispace-inc.com

Ispace is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2010. Developer of lunar surface exploration rovers created to expand human presence beyond the outer space. The company’s micro-robotics based rovers and landers provide a low-cost platform for scheduled and low-cost space transportation, by implementing precision manufacturing processes and repurposing commercial-off-the-shelf products, thereby allowing space organizations to facilitate an exploration of lunar water resources.

Active Investors:

  • Dentsu International(www.dentsu.com)
  • Development Bank of Japan(www.dbj.jp)
  • Incubate Fund(www.incubatefund.com)
  • Innovation Network Corporation of Japan(www.incj.co.jp)
  • Japan Airlines Company(www.jal.com)
  • KDDI(www.kddi.com)
  • Konica Minolta(www.konicaminolta.com)
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company(www.ms-ins.com)
  • Real Tech Fund(www.realtech.fund)
  • Shimizu Corporation(www.shimz.co.jp)
  • SMBC Nikko Securities(www.smbcnikko.co.jp)

Competitors:

Moon Express, Neptec Design Group, Astrobotic

31. Precious Payload – Total Raised $121.2 million

Official Website: www.preciouspayload.com

Precious Payload is a Venture Capital-Backed Other Commercial Services company founded in 2017. Provider of space mission management services intended to makes sending satellites to space easy. The company’s services manage and control mission progress, outsource licensing and export regulations and keep track of mission roadmap, enabling space organizations to get guidance to launch the satellite.

Active Investors:

  • Draper Associates(www.draper.vc)
  • Forte Mare(forte-mare.ae)
  • Gothams(www.gothams.com)
  • NEO Ventures(www.neoventures.net)

Competitors:

NanoRacks, Spaceflight Industries

32. Isar Aerospace – Total Raised $108.77 million

Official Website: www.isaraerospace.com

Isar Aerospace is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2016. Developer of space technology intended to lower the entry barriers to space and making space access affordable and sustainable. The company’s technology develops launch vehicles dedicated to deploying and resupplying satellite constellations and to ensure low-cost and flexible space access for small satellites, enabling clients to have an environmentally friendly answer for propelling both small launchers and upper stage vehicles.

Active Investors:

  • Airbus Ventures(www.airbusventures.vc)
  • Apeiron Investment Group(www.apeiron-investments.com)
  • Earlybird Venture Capital(www.earlybird.com)
  • ESA BIC Switzerland(esabic.ch)
  • Global Space Ventures(www.globalspaceventures.com)
  • HV Capital(www.hvcapital.com)
  • Lakestar(www.lakestar.com)
  • Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners(www.uvcpartners.com)
  • Vito Ventures(www.vito.vc)
  • VSquared Ventures(www.vsquared.vc)
  • Xpreneurs(xpreneurs.io)

Competitors: No competitors found

33. One Space – Total Raised $91.72 million

Official Website: www.onespacechina.com

One Space is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2015. Developer of private rockets and aerospace products intended to deliver intelligent commercial micro-satellites. The company is specialized in research and development of spacecrafts and rockets and also offers commercial space launch services for micro-satellites and spacecrafts, enabling clients to improve the efficiency of rocket launching and promote the advancement for aerospace technologies.

Active Investors:

  • Chamrich(www.chamrich.com)
  • China International Capital Corporation(www.cicc.com)
  • Chongqing Liangjiang Jituan(www.cqljjt.com)
  • Chunxiao Capital(www.chunxiao.cn)
  • Haide Capital Investment(www.haidecapital.com)
  • HIT Robot Group(www.hrgrobotics.cn)
  • HIT Venture Capital(www.hitventurecapital.com)
  • Hongtai Fund (Shenzhen)(www.hongtaifund.com)
  • Huijin Capital(www.huijincapital.com)
  • Landstone Capital(www.landstone.cn)
  • Legend Star(www.legendstar.com.cn)

Competitors: No competitors found

34. Commsat – Total Raised $91.7 million

Official Website: www.commsat.cn

Commsat is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2015. Designer and operator of a low orbit commercial satellite focusing on Satellite as a Service for IoT market. The company provides data observation services for the oil pipeline in Central Asia and the container shipping and infrastructure construction sectors in Africa, providing clients with real time accurate data.

Active Investors:

  • AVIC Capital Company(www.aviccapital.com)
  • CAS Star(casstar.com.cn)
  • China Internet Investment Fund(www.ciifund.cn)
  • CITIC Capital(www.citiccapital.com)
  • Quinglin Huacheng(www.qlhcc.com)
  • Shangyuan Capital(www.sy-capital.com)
  • SkyChee Ventures(www.skychee.ventures)
  • Yuxin Capital(www.fundsafecapital.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

35. Epirus – Total Raised $90.59 million

Official Website: www.epirusinc.com

Epirus is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2018. Developer of software-defined high power microwave (HPM) technology designed to counter unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The company’s technology addresses threats such as drones and other asymmetric technologies, enabling the defense to stun drones with a hard reset or knock swarms out of the sky.

Active Investors:

  • 8VC(www.8vc.com)
  • 9Yards Capital(www.9yardscapital.com)
  • Bedrock(www.bedrockcap.com)
  • Bedrock Ventures(www.bedrockventures.in)
  • Fathom Capital(www.fathomcap.com)
  • Greenspring Associates(www.greenspringassociates.com)
  • L3Harris Technologies(www.l3harris.com)
  • Piedmont Capital(piedmont-capital.com)
  • Prime Movers Lab(www.primemoverslab.com)
  • United States Department of Defense(www.defense.gov)

Competitors: No competitors found

36. HyperSat – Total Raised $85.0 million

Official Website: www.hypersat.com

HyperSat is a Private Equity-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Developer of modular versatile satellite platform designed to carry larger instruments and apparatus for earth observation. The company’s platform is equipped with specialized instruments ranging from 10 kg to 60 kg of weight for a broad spectrum of space missions and provides unique information and insights to customers in environmental monitoring, agriculture, oil and gas, insurance, mining, law enforcement, disaster recovery and defence and intelligence.

Active Investors:

  • Incentrum Group(www.incentrumgroup.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

37. SpinLaunch – Total Raised $77.94 million

Official Website: www.spinlaunch.com

SpinLaunch is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Operator of a spaceflight technology development company intended to launch small space satellites and payloads to space. The company’s flight technology employs a rotational mass acceleration method, harnessing angular momentum to gradually accelerate the vehicle to hypersonic speeds, enabling companies to provide a substantially lower cost launch to orbit, multiple times per day.

Active Investors:

  • Airbus Ventures(www.airbusventures.vc)
  • ATW Partners(www.atwpartners.com)
  • Avanu Venture Capital Management(www.avanu.pl)
  • Bolt Innovation Group(www.bolt.io)
  • Catapult Ventures (Los Altos)(www.catapult.vc)
  • GV(www.gv.com)
  • Kleiner Perkins(www.kleinerperkins.com)
  • Lauder Partners(www.lauderpartners.com)
  • Neotribe Ventures(www.neotribe.vc)
  • Starlight Ventures(www.starlight.vc)
  • Tyche Partners(www.tychepartners.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

38. AirMap – Total Raised $77.36 million

Official Website: www.airmap.com

AirMap is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Developer of a UTM platform built for safe, compliant, and efficient drone operations. The company’s platform connects airspace authorities with the drone ecosystem to exchange dynamic information, creating an efficient environment in the low-altitude airspace, enabling clients to create a safe environment, scale operations, automate traffic management with an easy-to-use cloud-based dashboard to make integration easy.

Active Investors:

  • Airbus Ventures(www.airbusventures.vc)
  • Alpha Edison(www.alphaedison.com)
  • Baidu Ventures(www.bv.ai)
  • Bullpen Capital(www.bullpencap.com)
  • Comet Labs(www.cometlabs.io)
  • General Catalyst(www.generalcatalyst.com)
  • Haystack(haystack.vc)
  • Human Capital (San Francisco)(www.human.capital)
  • Legend Star(www.legendstar.com.cn)
  • Lux Capital Management(www.luxcapital.com)
  • M12(www.m12.vc)

Competitors:

Unifly, Kittyhawk.io, PrecisionHawk, Altitude Angel, Hangar, Skycatch, DroneDeploy, SkySpecs, Propeller Aerobotics, Dedrone, Aerialtronics, FairFleet, Airware, Identified Technologies, MAVinci, DreamHammer, Botlink, Prioria, Analytical Graphics, TraceAir, SkyWard, FarmSolutions, Aeryon Labs, Thales Group, General Electric, Amazon.com

39. Capella Space – Total Raised $76.99 million

Official Website: www.capellaspace.com

Capella Space is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2016. Provider of satellite radar imagery services intended to provide continuous global coverage through clouds, smoke, fog and darkness. The company’s satellites uses Synthetic Aperture Radar imaging technique with the advantage of being able to see through the clouds as well as in any light or storm conditions, enabling defense, disaster relief and maritime operations to conduct infrastructure monitoring and geospatial data analysis efficiently.

Active Investors:

  • Alumni Ventures Group(www.avgfunds.com)
  • AME Cloud Ventures(www.amecloudventures.com)
  • Artiman Ventures(www.artiman.com)
  • Canaan Partners(www.canaan.com)
  • Chestnut Street Ventures(www.chestnutstreetventures.com)
  • Cota Capital(www.cotacapital.com)
  • Data Collective(www.dcvc.com)
  • Dorm Room Fund(www.dormroomfund.com)
  • Harmony Partners(www.harmonyvp.com)
  • Mark VC(www.markvc.com)
  • Palapa Ventures(www.palapavc.com)

Competitors:

RoboFlight, Axelspace, ImageSat International, ICEYE, SpaceX, Astro Digital, DigitalGlobe, Umbra, RS Metrics, Planet, Airbus, NorthStar Earth & Space, Airphrame

40. Volansi – Total Raised $75.07 million

Official Website: www.volansi.com

Volansi is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2015. Developer of fast on-demand aerial delivery drones designed to facilitate time-critical shipments over long ranges. The company’s drones offer delivery on fixed routes for customers who have a particular pain point around time and costs, enabling businesses to deliver goods in less time possible.

Active Investors:

  • Alchemist Accelerator(www.alchemistaccelerator.com)
  • Correlation Ventures(www.correlationvc.com)
  • Flight Ventures(www.flight.vc)
  • Graphene Ventures(www.graphenevc.com)
  • Harpoon(www.harpoon.vc)
  • Hemisphere Ventures(www.hemisphere.com)
  • Icon Ventures(www.iconventures.com)
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners(www.lsvp.com)
  • Lodestar Ventures(www.lodestarvc.com)
  • Merck Global Health Innovation Fund(www.merckghifund.com)
  • MicroVentures(www.microventures.com)

Competitors:

Elroy Air, Matternet, Joby Aviation, Zipline, Wing, Lilium

41. Kitty Hawk – Total Raised $75.0 million

Official Website: www.kittyhawk.aero

Kitty Hawk is a Angel-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2010. Developer of an autonomous electric air vehicle designed to transport one passenger and their carry-on luggage up to 33 miles. The company’s all-electric vertical take-off and landing products run on an electric battery and feature a triple redundancy flight system that includes three separate points of control to ensure safe travel, allowing users to utilize alternative flying transportation.

Active Investors:

No active investors

Competitors: No competitors found

42. ABL Space Systems – Total Raised $69.24 million

Official Website: www.ablspacesystems.com

ABL Space Systems is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2017. Developer of low-cost launch vehicles designed to launch small satellites. The company’s vehicles are equipped with a simple tank architecture, pressurization and propellant management systems to simplify launch operations for the high-cadence, low-cost future of orbital launch, enabling aviation industry to prove that reaching space can be simple, efficient and routine.

Active Investors:

  • Lynett Capital(www.lynettcapital.com)
  • New Science Ventures(www.newscienceventures.com)
  • United States Department of Defense(www.defense.gov)
  • Venrock(www.venrock.com)

Competitors:

Virgin Orbit, Rocket Lab, Firefly Aerospace, Relativity Space

43. Galactic Energy (Space Transportation) – Total Raised $67.6 million

Official Website: www.galactic-energy.cn

Galactic Energy (Space Transportation) is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2018. Developer of a commercial launch vehicle. The company is specialized in developing new commercial launch vehicles and offers low-cost and high-efficient engine systems to support rocket launches, increasing the resource usage efficiency for space exploration and reducing costs.

Active Investors:

  • Amphora Capital China(www.vcpe.hk)
  • Beihang Investment(www.beihangtou.com)
  • Dahua Group (Real Estate)(www.dahuahome.com)
  • Dawu Venture Capital(www.szdawu.com)
  • Fenghou Capital(www.fhcapital.cn)
  • Kexin Capital (Xizang)(kexin.yxcc.com)
  • LC Securities(www.lczq.com)
  • New Potential Energy Fund(xinshineng.com.cn)
  • Plum Ventures(www.plumventures.cn)
  • Puhua Capital(www.puhuacapital.com)
  • QF Capital(www.qfvc.cn)

Competitors: No competitors found

44. Dedrone – Total Raised $67.4 million

Official Website: www.dedrone.com

Dedrone is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2014. Developer of an airspace security technology designed to detect, classify and mitigate drone threats. The company’s counter-drone platform combines hardware sensors and machine-learning software, providing early warning, classification of, and mitigation against all drone threats, enabling businesses to protect critical infrastructure, stadiums, prisons and VIPs from illegal or improper intrusion by small drones.

Active Investors:

  • Aqton(www.aqton.eu)
  • Felicis Ventures(www.felicis.com)
  • Levitate Capital(levitatecap.com)
  • Menlo Ventures(www.menlovc.com)
  • Target Partners(www.targetpartners.de)
  • TempoCap(www.tempocap.com)

Competitors:

Aeryon Labs, SkySafe, PrecisionHawk, ApolloShield, MAVinci, Aria Insights, Airware, DroneDeploy, senseFly, SkySpecs, Yuneec, Atmos UAV

45. CloudNC – Total Raised $66.62 million

Official Website: www.cloudnc.com

CloudNC is a Venture Capital-Backed Industrial Supplies and Parts company founded in 2015. Provider of an AI software-enabled precision manufacturing intended to replace all skilled human roles normally required for the production of metal components. The company’s software automates the programming of CNC milling machines thus making milling machines a one-click device that can produce a part easily, efficiently, and with minimal human intervention, enabling the clients to improve profit per machine, improve lead times, and scalability.

Active Investors:

  • Acequia Capital(acecap.com)
  • Atomico(www.atomico.com)
  • Backed VC(www.backed.vc)
  • Elkstone Partners(www.elkstonepartners.com)
  • Entrepreneur First(www.joinef.com)
  • Episode 1 Ventures(www.episode1.com)
  • Join Capital(www.join.capital)
  • La Famiglia(www.lafamiglia.vc)
  • Tornig(www.tornig.com)

Competitors:

Adept Technology, Universal Robots, Rethink Robotics, Plethora, KUKA, Formlogic, Vicarious, Proto Labs, Daedalus

46. Orbex – Total Raised $60.63 million

Official Website: www.orbex.space

Orbex is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2015. Provider of orbital launch services intended to make small satellite launches easier. The company specializes in launching small, micro and nanosatellites and its launcher exploits a novel, sustainable fuel strategy to create one of the lowest inert mass fractions of any space launch and also builds in-house rocket engines, avionics, guidance and software, enabling businesses, governments and academic projects to get their small satellites to orbit on time.

Active Investors:

  • BGF(www.bgf.co.uk)
  • Elecnor(www.elecnor.com)
  • European Union(www.europa.eu/index_en.htm)
  • Heartcore Capital(www.heartcore.com)
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise(www.hie.co.uk)
  • High-Tech Gründerfonds(www.htgf.de)
  • Les Business Angels des Grandes Écoles(www.business-angels.info)
  • Octopus Ventures(www.octopusventures.com)
  • UKspace(www.ukspace.org)

Competitors: No competitors found

47. Genesis Aircraft Services – Total Raised $58.31 million

Official Website: www.genesis.aero

Genesis Aircraft Services is a Private Equity-Backed Other Commercial Services company founded in 2014. Operator of a full-service aircraft leasing company, based in Ireland. The company provides commercial aircraft on operating lease to airlines around the world to meet their unique network fleet requirements.

Active Investors:

  • Barings(www.barings.com)
  • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund(www.isif.ie)

Competitors: No competitors found

48. Voyager Space Holdings – Total Raised $56.61 million

Official Website: www.voyagerspaceholdings.com

Voyager Space Holdings is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2019. Operator of a space-focused holding company intended to increase vertical integration and mission capability. The company centralizes core shared services and offers an alternative solution to traditional private capital models and replaces them with a longer-term approach as a provider of permanent capital, enabling commercial space companies to focus more on the development of innovative products and solutions.

Active Investors:

No active investors

Competitors: No competitors found

49. World View – Total Raised $56.13 million

Official Website: www.worldview.space

World View is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2013. Developer of stratollite flight vehicle systems designed to offer directional capability over remote areas for extended periods of time. The company’s systems can fly a variety of trajectories from circumnavigating the earth to persistence over a location, maintain position over specific areas of interest for days, weeks and months, enabling scientists, defense, or commercial enterprises to get sustained measurements and monitoring capabilities over a targeted area.

Active Investors:

  • Accel(www.accel.com)
  • Base Ventures(www.base.ventures)
  • Canaan Partners(www.canaan.com)
  • Moment Ventures(www.momentventures.com)
  • Norwest Venture Partners(www.nvp.com)
  • Revolution(www.revolution.com)
  • Rothenberg Ventures(www.themillennial.vc)
  • Space Angels(www.spaceangels.com)
  • Tencent Holdings(www.tencent.com)
  • VTF Capital(www.vtfcapital.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

50. Ursa Major Technologies – Total Raised $51.1 million

Official Website: www.ursamajortechnologies.com

Ursa Major Technologies is a Venture Capital-Backed Aerospace and Defense company founded in 2015. Developer of turnkey propulsion technologies intended to be used by various vehicles belonging within the microsatellite category for launch and hypersonic applications. The company’s propulsion engines consist of a combustion engine that runs on liquid oxygen and kerosene engine, enabling aerospace clients to receive higher performing, lowest cost, and most reliable engines with better boost propulsion.

Active Investors:

  • Alpha Edison(www.alphaedison.com)
  • Alsop Louie Partners(www.alsop-louie.com)
  • Alumni Ventures Group(www.avgfunds.com)
  • Conconi Growth Partners(www.conconi.ca)
  • Dolby Family Ventures(www.dolbyventures.com)
  • Marc Bell Capital Partners(www.marcbell.com)
  • Morgan Brook Capital(morganbrookcapital.com)
  • Space Angels(www.spaceangels.com)
  • United States Department of Defense(www.defense.gov)

Competitors: No competitors found