Event Thu 3/7: Trends in the NewSpace Industry

NewSpace Chicago welcomes Sean Casey of Atlas Space Operations. During his presentation, he’ll detail the current trends and possible future state of the industry with a focus on cost-effective and reliable data and communications services.

Sean Casey was recently named the new Vice President (VP) of business development for Atlas Space Operations. Casey brings more than 25 years of leadership experience and subject-matter-expertise. He is also a principal at the investment banking merger and acquisitions firm, NewCap Partners, and he served as the president of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Space and Satellite Professionals International (SSPI).

Casey co-founded two separate business accelerators for NewSpace entrepreneurs including the New York Space Alliance (NYSA), and the Silicon Valley Space Center (SVSC), for which he served as its managing director between 2012 and 2017.Prior to his work with the SVSC, Sean served for more than 20 years at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the Ames Research Center.

NewSpace Chicago is excited to announce that the Founder Institute, the world’s premier pre-seed accelerator, is offering the best applicants with space-technology ideas a NewSpace Chicago fellowship to their Chicago Spring 2019 program. Through this offer, anyone with a space-tech idea or company can apply to the Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant for the Chicago Spring 2019 program will receive a fellowship to participate in the world-renowned startup launch program for free ($999 USD value). Click here for more information.

This is part of a continuing series of space entrepreneurship discussion and networking forums presented by NewSpace Chicago and hosted at mHUB Chicago.

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: mHUB Chicago event space
Location: 965 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL (Get Directions)

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Free parking available in the mHUB parking lot after 5:00pm.

Requested donation for this event is $5. NewSpace Chicago is a registered Illinois 501(c)(3) organization.  Your tax-deductible donation helps support the entrepreneurial space industry in Chicago.

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