Techstars has got the stars in its eyes, and space on the brain as it doubles down on investment programs that aim to enable the commercial space industry to boldly go where it has never gone before.
On the heels of SpaceX’s historic mission last weekend taking astronauts to the International Space Station, the space industry feels newly invigorated and its prospects loom large in the minds of early-stage investors.
The Air Force and business accelerator ABQid, powered by CNM Ingenuity, have selected 14 small businesses to participate in the second phase of the Hyperspace Challenge program to drive technology innovation in the space industry nationwide.
A one-of-a-kind program, Hyperspace Challenge brings together technology startups and government innovators from around the country to collaborate and solve real-world problems facing the space industry. The first part of the program invited startups …