Astropreneurs was a 6-month acceleration program that includes business and technical mentorship, support to fund your business idea and access to our Space Economy “Astropreneurs” network. Through Astropreneurs Accelerator, you can use this mentorship and the space economy network of investors, industry and supporting agencies to scale your business and better capitalize target markets and global opportunities. Start-ups also had access to workshops and initiatives aimed at a wider audience.
What was Astropreneurs?
months acceleration programme
space related startups from all over Europe
mentors and experts
mentoring hours per startup
Astropreneurs was intended for
Astropreneurs specifically targeted start-ups: entrepreneurs in idea phase or registered companies that qualify as SMEs. The product or service had to be aimed at space market/use or based on a transfer of space technology or space system use in a non-space environment (“downstream applications”). They had to be located in a European Union member state or a country participating in H2020 program. Any non-EU entrepreneur, if selected, had to establish an EU firm to be eligible.
What was on offer
50 hours of mentoring from Astropreneurs mentors and experts. The mentorship went on for 6 months, and there was a series of events to participate in, for training, contacts and business network.