ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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

OUR PROGRAM IN A NUTHSHELL

OUR INTENSE 3-MONTH PROGRAM WILL SUPPORT YOU ACCELERATING YOUR GROWTH AND FUNDRAISING STRATEGY. YOU'LL GET FULL ACCESS TO OUR EXPERT NETWORK. 

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.

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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 | Batch #1

WHAT OUR ALUMNI SAY ABOUT THE PROGRAM

PROGRAM OUTLINE

WE HAVE DEVELOPED A INTENSIVE, HYBRID AND BOLD
3-MONTH ACCELERATOR PROGRAM ON POINT FOR SPACE STARTUPS FROM PRE-SEED TO SERIES A.

MISSION START

Month 01

Intensive Week #1

Exchange with peers, get to know the local eco system, build your SpaceFounders roadmap, networking

Mentoring

Impulse Sessions

Presence
Munich / Toulouse

Virtual 
online

Intensive Week #2

Show your progress, get to know the local eco system, networking, share expierences

Month 02

Mentoring

Impulse Sessions

Presence
Toulouse / Munich

Virtual 
online

Month 03

Virtual Fund Days

Work on your pitch, 1:1 sessions with investors, pitch sessions, pitch impulses

Mentoring

Impulse Sessions

Virtual
online

Virtual 
online

Demo Day 

Presence 
Paris / Munich

PROGRAM CONTENTS

PROGRAM CONTENTS MAINLY FOCUS ON YOUR
GROWTH AND FUNDRAISING STRATEGY. HERE A SNEAK PREVIEW OF OUR WORKSHOPS & CONTENTS:

Pitch coaching, story telling, and lobbying in the space eco system
Marketing and communication channels for space startups
Practical tools to leverage on your sales pipeline
​How to win public fundings & grants (e.g. EIC, ESA, Horizon Europe etc.)
How to build a strong cap table in your next funding round
Tools and practical tips of building a strong data room 

PROGRAM DATES

WE RUN TWO BATCHES PER YEAR. THE PROGRAM ALWAYS STARTS IN SPRING AND FALL. 

BATCH #3

MARCH 2023 - MAY 2023

BATCH #4

SEPTEMBER 2023 - NOVEMBER 2023

HOW TO APPLY

THE APPLICATION FOR OUR PROGRAM IS POSSIBLE ANYTIME AND WILL TAKE ONLY 5 MINUTES IN THE FIRST STEP. 

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!