European Space Agency Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Government

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 153

  • Portfolio
  • 116

  • Exits
  • 32


European Space Agency General Information


Established in 1975, European Space Agency is an intergovernmental organization headquartered in Paris, France. The firm of 22 member states is dedicated to the exploration of space. The firm 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.

Contact Information

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Actively Seeking New Investments
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Primary Office
  • 24, Rue du Général Bertrand
  • 30798 Paris
  • France
+33 01 00 00 00 00

European Space Agency Investments (153)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
PROVEYE 13-Sep-2022 Grant 00000 Business/Productivity Software Startup
0000 000000000 03-Aug-2022 00000 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
00000 01-Aug-2022 000000000000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Startup
000000000000 16-Jun-2022 0000 00000 000 Other Insurance Generating Revenue
0000000 16-Jun-2022 000000000000 00000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
00000000000 03-Jun-2022 000000000000 000.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
000000000 05-Apr-2022 00000 00000 00.00 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
00000 00000000 14-Feb-2022 00000 00000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing Generating Revenue
Smallspark 31-Jan-2022 Early Stage VC 00.000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
Space Forge 21-Dec-2021 Grant 00.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue
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European Space Agency Exits (32)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Fatmap 24-Jan-2023 Merger/Acquisition
0000 000000 21-Dec-2022 000000000000000000 000.00
00000000000 22-Nov-2022 000 00 00000000
000000000000 25-Oct-2022 000000000000000000 000.00
00000000000 000000 28-Jul-2022 000000000000000000
000000 12-May-2022 000000000000000000
00000000 21-Mar-2022 000 00 00000000
000000 000000 03-Mar-2022 000000000000000000
Next4 08-Feb-2022 Buyout/LBO
Musical Instruments Innovation Lab 23-Nov-2021 Out of Business
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European Space Agency Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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European Space Agency Team (9)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Elodie Viau Head Of ECSAT, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications 0 Paris, France
Josef Aschbacher Director General Paris, France
Rachel Muller Executive, Business Development - Telecom & Integrated Applications Paris, France
Gonzalo Martin de Mercado Executive of Business Development Paris, France
Nikos Karafolas Senior Engineer and Technical Officer Paris, France
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European Space Agency Co-Investors (39)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology 2 Series chart Industry bar
ESA Business Incubation Centre Bavaria 0 Series chart Industry bar
Innovate UK 0 Series chart Industry bar
Welsh Government 0 Series chart Industry bar
Development Bank of Wales 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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