European Space Agency Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 113
  • Portfolio
  • 89
  • Exits
  • 22

European Space Agency General Information


European Space Agency is an intergovernmental organization of 22 member states dedicated to the exploration of space. It runs a business incubation program known as ESA Business Incubation Centres (ESA BIC) to support entrepreneurs with comprehensive commercial and technical assistance to help them start up businesses that apply space technology to non-space industrial, scientific and commercial fields. It is headquartered in Paris, France.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
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Primary Office
  • 8-10 Rue Mario Nikis
  • 75015 Paris
  • France
+33 01 00 00 00 00

European Space Agency Investments (113)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
UP Catalyst 14-May-2021 Accelerator/Incubator 000.00 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000000 21-Apr-2021 00000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
0000000 24-Mar-2021 000000000 00.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
00000000000 01-Jan-2021 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
000000000000 00000 24-Dec-2020 00000 00000 Other Insurance Product In Beta Test
0000000 17-Nov-2020 00000 00000 Telecommunications Service Providers Generating Revenue 000000 0000
000000000 03-Nov-2020 00000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
000000 0000000 000 03-Nov-2020 00000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
GroundCom 10-Sep-2020 Accelerator/Incubator 000.00 Aerospace and Defense Startup
Sociate AI 27-Aug-2020 Accelerator/Incubator Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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European Space Agency Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
IRsweep 10-May-2021 Merger/Acquisition
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0000.0 06-Apr-2020 000000000000000000
000000 27-Mar-2020 0000000000: 000000
000000 000000 01-Sep-2019 000 00 00000000
000000 01-Aug-2019 000 00 00000000
0000000 25-Mar-2019 0000000000: 000000
00000000 00000 01-Mar-2019 000 00 00000000
Thalman Health 09-Nov-2018 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Nogago 01-Jun-2018 Out of Business
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European Space Agency Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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European Space Agency Team (8)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Josef Aschbacher Director General Paris, France
Elodie Viau Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications 0 Paris, France
Gonzalo Martin de Mercado Executive of Business Development Paris, France
Nikos Karafolas Senior Engineer and Technical Officer Paris, France
Elia Montanari Head of Management & Control 0 Paris, France
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European Space Agency Co-Investors (13)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology 4 Series chart Industry bar
ESA Business Incubation Centre Bavaria 0 Series chart Industry bar
ESA Business Incubation Centres 0 Series chart Industry bar
Innovate UK 0 Series chart Industry bar
Oxford University Innovation 0 Series chart Industry bar
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