Archives for February 2024

Basics of Venture Capital Financing

The Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations (CONFERS) – the independent global trade association fostering the satellite servicing industry – will host a webinar presented by Craig Lang, Partner, DLA Piper, LLP (US) entitled “The Basics of Venture Capital Financing“.  The webinar will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 1600 ET.

Program Description:  Many satellite- and space-focused founders seek out growth capital from outside investors in order to get their startup companies on a path for growth.  Every year, the U.S. venture capital industry invests billions of dollars into hundreds of early-stage technology companies.  Understanding what it takes to attract investors and get your company funded can be challenging, to say the least – particularly for founders who have not yet been through the financing process with investors.  Venture financings involve significant work, with unique terminology, and plenty of pitfalls for inexperienced founders and their startup companies.  This webinar will arm you with the basics of venture capital financing, equip you to understand a venture “term sheet” and walk you through the process of getting an investment round closed.  

Additional content and registration information will be available shortly.  Ensure that you’re on our email list – send your contact information to [email protected].

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7th Annual GSSF&E

Join your colleagues and friends for the space sector’s premier in-space infrastructure and operations event – CONFERS 7th Annual Global Satellite Servicing Forum & Exhibition (GSSF&E), Wednesday, November 13 – Thursday, November 14, 2024 at The Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA.

This year’s GSSF&E will feature:

  • An outstanding, peer-developed program
  • Keynote speakers from government, industry, academia and the media
  • Many networking opportunities
  • A table-top exhibition
  • Enhanced sponsorship opportunities to build your company’s brand with the satellite servicing industry
  • And much more

Click here to download the Call for Abstracts

Click here to download the Table-top Exhibitor Prospectus and Agreement

Click here to download the Sponsorship Prospectus

Click here to reserve your preferred guest room at The Westin Arlington Gateway

Click here to download the On-site Program Advertising Brochure

Information on attendee registration will be forthcoming.

Ensure that you are on CONFERS distribution list. Click here to add your contact information so you don’t miss important updates about this year’s GSSF&E.

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