ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Tailored mentoring, inspirational keynotes, impulse sessions, and exclusive demo days

FROM SPACE EXPERTS FOR SPACE LEADERS

SpaceFounders is an intensive and challenging  3-month accelerator program with exclusive network, inspiring keynotes and impulse sessions in two of the leading space locations in Europe, Toulouse and Munich, as well as online sessions. 

Mentors are at the center of our program. They provide high-class exchange from the technical and business sides to take the startups' business to the next level. The program leads up to demo days at Europe‘s leading hotspots.

THE PROGRAM
IN A NUTSHELL

Benefit from our unique program design and network of space enthusiasts

50+
HOURS OF MENTORING

Learn from the experts and book mentoring sessions. Direct contact with experts who can provide help for your particular needs.

10+
IMPULSE SESSIONS

Get access to various impulse sessions from space experts, top scientist, space entrepreneurs, and leading investors.

40+
HOURS OF WORKSHOPS

Get valuable feedback and input on technical aspects, development goals, program strategies, and public contracts from our community.

10+
INSPIRING KEYNOTES

Gain exclusive insights from inspiring personalities,space leaders, experienced entrepreneurs and thought leaders. 

100+
INVESTORS & PARTNERS

Access our exclusive network of public and private investors as well as possible anchor customers and various partners.

100+
EXPERT MENTORS

Learn from the best and choose from industry and business experts as well as researchers and well-known public personalities.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

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"SpaceFounders was a great program which helped us to enlarge our network in space industry, connect with peers and work on our current challenges. I would definitely recommend not to miss the chance and join SpaceFounders!"

KRISTINA NIKOLAUS

Co-founder & CEO OKAPI:Orbits

Participant Batch #1 Fall 2021

START

Month 01

Month 02

Month 03

Intensive Boost Week

Leverage SpaceFounders network
Be inspired - Build your Boost Roadmad

Presence
Toulouse / Munich

Mentoring

Keynotes

Impulse

Sessions

Virtual 
online

Intensive Scan Week

Get to know the cohort and the mentors
Be inspired - Build your Scan Roadmap

Presence
Munich / Toulouse

Mentoring

Keynotes

Impulse

Sessions

Virtual 
online

PHASE #1 - SCAN

Identify strengths and weaknesses together with mentors and experts from technical and business areas.

PHASE #2 - BOOST

Leverage your strengths, work on your weaknesses, mitigate risks, and improve your technology.

PHASE #3 - FUND

Work on your business plan, perfect your pitch skills, and attract investors and customers.

Intensive Fund Days

Prepare your pitch - Meet with investors and potential anchor customer

Virtual
online

Demo Day 

Presence 

Paris

Mentoring

Keynotes

Impulse

Sessions

Virtual 
online

A 3-PHASE
INTENSIVE PROGRAM 

1
GET ANSWERS TO ALL YOUR OPEN QUESTIONS!

Feel free to connect with our team members to get answers on your questions. For a start check out also our FAQs.

2
APPLICATION VIA WEBSITE QUESTIONNAIRE.

Fill out our online questionnaire about your startup project and upload your pitch deck and business plan.

3
PITCH YOUR COMPANY IN FRONT OF OUR JURY!

Tell our selection jury why you want to participate in our program and convince them in a (virtual) live pitch.

4
SKYROCKET YOUR STARTUP!

Once you've got accepted to our program we will provide you all details on next steps and start together.

WRITE US FOR QUESTIONS!

HOW TO APPLY