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Reaction Engines

Reaction Engines
1989 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
101-200 EMPLOYEES
Series B LATEST DEAL TYPE
$34.8M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
6 INVESTORS
Description

Developer of an aerospace engine technology designed to unlock the future of space access and hypersonic flight. The company's technology develops combined-cycle, air-breathing rocket engines designed to allow aircraft to operate at speeds of up to five times the speed of sound or fly directly into Earth orbit which is based on development of ultra-lightweight heat exchangers that are 100 times lighter than existing technologies and enables the cooling of very hot airstreams from over 1,000 °C to minus 150 °C in less than 1/100th of a second.

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Aerospace and Defense
Other Industries
Electrical Equipment
Machinery (B2B)
Primary Office
  • Building F5
  • Culham Science Centre
  • Abingdon OX14 3DB
  • England, United Kingdom

+44 01865 000000
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Reaction Engines Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Later Stage VC (Series B) 11-Apr-2018 $34.8M 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Grant 13-Jul-2016 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Corporate 02-Nov-2015 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 25-Sep-2014 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC 23-Dec-2011 $1.48M $5.94M 000.00 Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC 19-Oct-2010 $4.46M $4.46M 000.00 Completed Startup
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Reaction Engines Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion
Price
% Owned
C Ordinary 000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
B Ordinary 00,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Ordinary 000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
B Ordinary 0,000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Ordinary 000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Ordinary 000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Ordinary 000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Ordinary 000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Ordinary 30 $0.014064 $843.86 $843.86 1x $843.86 0%
Ordinary 17 $0.014064 $827.32 $827.32 1x $827.32 0%
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Reaction Engines Competitors (9)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Rocket Lab Venture Capital-Backed Huntington Beach, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000 0000 00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Beijing, China 00 000 000000000 000
0000000 000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Cedar Park, TX 000 000.00 00000000000
0000000 00000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Pimpama, Australia 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Hawthorne, CA 0000 00.000 0000000000 0
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Reaction Engines Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Baillie Gifford Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Boeing HorizonX Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Rolls-Royce Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Woodford Investment Management Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Government of the United Kingdom Corporation 000 0000 000000 0
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Reaction Engines Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Mark Thomas Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Tom Scrope Chief Financial Officer & Board Member
Mark Wood Chief Operating Officer & Director, Engineering
Richard Varvill Founding Director, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Engineer
Paul Davey Head, Business Development

3 Former Executives

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Reaction Engines Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
David McNair Scott Self Board Member 000 0000
Jonathan Hale Self Board Member 000 0000
Mark Thomas Reaction Engines Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Michael Christie BAE Systems Board Member 000 0000
Nigel McNair Scott Self Chairman 000 0000
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