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Orbex (Orbital Launch Vehicle)

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2015 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
Early Stage VC LATEST DEAL TYPE
$39.5M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
8 INVESTORS
Description

Developer of an orbital micro-launch vehicle designed to insert small satellites into low Earth orbit from Europe. The company launches small, micro and nano satellites into accurate low Earth orbits. 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, including rocket engines, avionics, guidance and software, helping businesses, governments and academic projects to get their small satellites to orbit on time.

Website
Formerly Known As
Moonspike
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Aerospace and Defense
Primary Office
  • 39-41 North Road
  • London N7 9DP
  • England
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Orbex (Orbital Launch Vehicle) Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Early Stage VC 16-Jul-2018 $39.5M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC 14-Jun-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant Completed Startup
2. Grant 12-Dec-2016 $52.7K Completed Startup
1. Product Crowdfunding 01-Nov-2015 Cancelled Startup
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Orbex (Orbital Launch Vehicle) Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
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Business Angels Angel Group Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Elecnor Deimos Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
European Space Agency Government Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Sunstone Technology Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
UK Space Agency Corporation 000 0000 000000 0
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Orbex (Orbital Launch Vehicle) Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Chris Larmour Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Kristian von Bengtson Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
J. May Director
J. Whelan Director
Martin Coates Director
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Orbex (Orbital Launch Vehicle) Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
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Jean-Jacques Dordain Self Chairman 000 0000