Mutual Space Funds; Based on Mutual Funds model, used in the United State of America. They can be bought and sold like equities and very liquid.
Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and SEIS Space Funds; tax efficient funding for new space companies used in the United Kingdom. EIS Space Funds are currently attracting investors.
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Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) for Space Investing, based on Aerospace ETFs. The goal of a Space ETF would be to track and manage a balance portfolio of aerospace stocks and space stocks. Any space portfolio would have to take into account the risk appetite of investors and their expected return on investment.
Space Investing Companies that operate like a Fund: By nature a fund keeps the investors at arms length from management and decision makers, yet a Space Investing Company likes to keep its investors (by way of shares in the space company) part of the process and operates like a fund; investing in and out of selected space companies.
Space Mining Fund Our future focus is to build a space mining fund to focus on resource scarcity as a driver of funding space resources, or more succintly, funding Lunar Commerce and asteroid mining.
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The NewSpace Index is also a good source of companies who fund space startups.
ARKX is a general space fund, with a broad range of space stocks.
It is actively-managed, an exchange-traded fund, and invests primarily (about 80% of the portfolio) in US and international space stocks that are engaged in the theme of Space Exploration and innovation. This may include Orbital and Sub-Orbital Aerospace Companies (e.g. satellites and launch vehicles) plus Enabling Technologies (including many companies that have limited space applications).
A generalist space fund that has limited innovation, as it focusses on mainly aerospace and communications stocks.
The UFO Space Fund has licensed as its Underlying Index the S-Network Space Index, which is designed to measure (and track) the performance of several companies integrated in space-related industries.
The Space Angels Network is nearly 10 years old, has been at the forefront of arranging space investment in the US, but is somewhat restricted to larger investors.
To date they have founded 40 companies, have over 200 members, and have an impressive co-investor line-up including well known Venture Capital companies and pro-space advocates like Larry Page (Google) and Richard Branson (Virgin Galactic).
Seraphim Space has a £50m fund launched in 2016 that is focused terrestrial technology and space applications. Investors come from leading aerospace and space companies. The fund is supported by the UK Space Agency and the European Space Agency.
The fund invests in both software and upstream opportunities, plus technology that uses satellite data, and technology related to the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and nanomaterials.
Starbridge Venture Capital focuses on companies in areas such as manufacturing in space, earth observation, small satellites and space communicatons.
Spaced Ventures is A U.S. space investment portal, where accredited investors can own shares of space startups.
Noosphere Ventures is A U.S. space investment company, that invests in space technology companies plus engineering innovations.
CosmiCapital is a European Venture Capital fund supported and sponsored by the
French government space agency and is focused
on private companies involved in space and related applications.
The investments are planned to be from early stage to growth rounds, with the aim of growing a portfolio of diversified breakthrough space startups.
Starburst provides access to seed funding from business angels and venture capital firms that are focussed on Aerospace, Defense and Security.
Starburt is mostly French based, and proclaims to have many startups and partners.
Copernic Space A WEB3 platform to buy and sell space assets; including Space NFTs and Blockchian backed assets.
SpaceFund in Japan may be a Crowd Fund for related Space Projects.