Lynk signed its first two mobile network operator (MNO) commercial agreements with Aliv in the Bahamas, and Telecel Centrafrique in the Central African Republic. These two MNOs exemplify three significant use cases (Rural Coverage, Maritime Coverage, and Terrestrial Backup During Emergencies) of Lynk’s satellite-direct-to-phone service.
Global Space Ventures invests in the $15M seed round of Colossal, a breakthrough bioscience and genetic engineering company focused on leveraging CRISPR technology for extinct species restoration, critically endangered species protection, ecosystems restoration, and advancing and building the future of genetic engineering, and synthetic biology.
Skygrid, a SparkCognition-Boeing joint venture, was selected by NASA to collaborate with them on scaling Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) tech.
Affirm Holdings (NASDAQ: AFRM), which was started to offer easily accessible financing for consumers at the point of purchase, in which we are an investor through Founders Fund, went public.
Falcon 9 launched 60 satellites to orbit today, marking its 100th successful flight in a row, with a launch cadence that has increased from a 2021 average of 9 days to 5 days over the last 33 days.
Sitting on 50 acres on the outskirts of Austin, TX, HyperWerx is where Sparkcognition will explore the future of AI and autonomy, alternate energy, Industry 4.0, rapid prototyping, advanced sensors, mixed reality and other exponential technologies.
Lynk filed for an FCC license for its constellation of “cell towers in space” that could enable mobile connectivity for billions of people in rural and limited infrastructure communities around the globe.
Through the acquisition of Ensemble Energy, SparkCognition is offering the world’s first AI-enabled asset management platform for clean energy.
Carbon removal breakthroughs could be the solution to reaching the Paris Climate Agreement targets, and the cornerstone of a united push to protect the climate, and with it, our shared future. This is a space we’ll be watching and supporting.
The Air Force Research Laboratory awarded SparkCognition and Intrinsic Enterprises Inc, a contract to explore how AI can be used to improve training programs and mission readiness.
Starship successfully completed SpaceX’s fifth high-altitude flight test of a Starship prototype from Starbase in Texas.
The NATO Maritime Unmanned Systems Innovation Advisory Board (IAB) was formed to help improve, accelerate and scale the NATO Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative (MUSI), a U.S.-led multinational cooperation effort which aims to accelerate the pace of development and integration of unmanned systems in Allied and Partner navies.
The Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA) selected ThrustMe, as propulsion provider for the NORSAT-TD mission, NOSA’s technology demonstrator mission that will lead the way to Norway’s maritime surveillance constellation.
MobileCoin raised $11.35 million in venture funding across two rounds from Future Ventures and General Catalyst to advance its simplified private payment platform.
SparkCognition expands into fintech through the acquisition of AIM2, to leverage AI to transform market making activity and investment process.
Sensei Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: SNSE), a Future Ventures portfolio company focused on advancing a new and disruptive class of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, closes its IPO.
ThrustMe successfully tested the first iodine-fueled electric propulsion system in space, an important step to advance in-orbit propulsion as a solution to the space industry’s challenge to ensure economic and environmental space sustainability in the age of satellite mega-constellations.
We’re excited to participate in Future Ventures 2, the second $200 million fund, launched by Steve Jurvetson and Maryanna Saenko.
ThrustMe’s iodine electric propulsion system was onboard Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite Hisea-1 just launched by Spacety, the world’s first commercial C-band small SAR satellite with a phased-array antenna.
Airbnb, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABNB), a community marketplace of individuals listing, exploring, and booking property around the world, in which we are an investor through Founders Fund, goes public in the largest IPO of the year.
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