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SPACs IN SPACE: A NEW FRONTIER IN INVESTMENT (Space News), Apr 7, 2021, virtual, 1:30 pm ET

Space News will hold a webinar on April 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm ET on “SPACs in Space: A New Frontier for Investment.”

A SPAC is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company and has become all the rage for some of the entrepreneurial space companies wanting to attract investment capital by going public.

After gaining some “Expert Insights” from Chris Quilty, Partner, Quilty Analytics, and Phil Denning, Partner, ICR, Space News reporters Jeff Foust and Jason Rainbow will discuss the use of SPACs for space companies with —

  • Abel Avellan, Chairman and CEO, AST & Science
  • Brian O’Toole, CEO, BlackSky
  • Chris Kemp, CEO, Astra
  • Peter Platzer, CEO, Spire
  • Guillermo Söhnlein, Advisor, New Vista Acquisition Corp.
  • Tess Hatch, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

More information is on the event’s website.


April 7
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm