Open Cosmos

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Open Cosmos provides simple and affordable space access. Open Cosmos is a privately funded start-up willing to use nano-satellites to provide simple and affordable access to space to organisations ranging from SMEs and research institutions to space agencies in developing countries. Open Cosmos is based in London with an international mindset and the ambitious purpose to bring the possibility to use and develop space technology to a wider public.
HQOxfordshire, GB

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)56(+4%)

Key People/Management at Open Cosmos

Rafael Jordá Siquier

Rafael Jordá Siquier

CEO & Founder
Sam Harper

Sam Harper

Chief of Staff
Aleix Megias Homar

Aleix Megias Homar

VP, Programmes
Jordi Barrera Ars

Jordi Barrera Ars

VP, Technology
Tristan Laurent

Tristan Laurent

VP, Market Development
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Open Cosmos Office Locations

Open Cosmos has an office in Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire, GB (HQ)
Fermi Ave
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Open Cosmos Financials and Metrics

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Open Cosmos total Funding

$7 m

Open Cosmos latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Open Cosmos investors

Open Cosmos's latest funding round in April 2018 was reported to be $7 m. In total, Open Cosmos has raised $7 m
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Open Cosmos Revenue

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Open Cosmos Online and Social Media Presence

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Open Cosmos News and Updates

Open Cosmos partners with Addvalue to offer cubesat customers real-time comms

For the first time, operators of small satellites in low Earth orbit will have real-time communications using Inmarsat’s space network and BGAN ground network, said Tristan Laurent, Open Cosmos market development head.

UK space startup Open Cosmos raises $7m

Space satellite startup Open Cosmos has raised $7m ( £4.9m) in its series A funding for its mission to make satellite technology more affordable. The first round funding was led by London-based venture capital firm BGF Ventures, with participation from Microsoft’s former head of corporate strateg…

Open Cosmos raises $7 in Series A funding round

Open Cosmos, a British startup planning to manufacture and operate inexpensive cubesats for customers, announced April 18 it raised $7 million in Series A funding in an investment round led by London-based BGF Ventures.

UK’s Open Cosmos raises $7M Series A to democratize satellites

As you can probably imagine, launching satellites is a complicated business. To get into the game, companies must often go to the biggest players, like NASA. It puts the opportunity for small companies to participate in the benefits of satellite usage completely out of reach. Until recently. Mini or…

Open Cosmos Blogs

Open Cosmos and Addvalue announce partnership to jointly offer continuous LEO connectivity to constellation-based remote sensing and IoT businesses

8 August. Open Cosmos and satellite communication service provider Addvalue have announced a key partnership that will allow Open Cosmos’s nanosatellites to stay in continuous communication with their operation centre on the ground. Read the full press release The post Open Cosmos and Addvalue annou…

Open Cosmos named as a leading global innovator in 2018 Disrupt 100

20 June. Judged by leading innovation experts, Open Cosmos has been selected as one of the top 100 ventures, number 3 on the list, with the potential to disrupt markets globally. Disrupt 100 is an index compiled by Tällt Ventures, a global data intelligence and innovation company, celebrating the ve…

Open Cosmos and Satellite Applications Catapult announce expanding In-Orbit Demonstration Programme with new 6U CubeSat mission opportunity

14 June. Open Cosmos has been contracted by the Satellite Applications Catapult to provide its fast and affordable space mission service to the In-Orbit Demonstration program (IOD-6). This will enable the space technologies with the best commercial capabilities to benefit from Open Cosmos’ 6U full m…

Open Cosmos Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Open Cosmos founded?

    Open Cosmos was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Open Cosmos key executives?

    Open Cosmos's key executives are Rafael Jordá Siquier, Sam Harper and Aleix Megias Homar.

  • How many employees does Open Cosmos have?

    Open Cosmos has 56 employees.

  • Who are Open Cosmos competitors?

    Competitors of Open Cosmos include Blue Canyon Technologies, Infinite Orbits and Accion Systems.

  • Where is Open Cosmos headquarters?

    Open Cosmos headquarters is located at Fermi Ave, Oxfordshire.

  • Where are Open Cosmos offices?

    Open Cosmos has an office in Oxfordshire.

  • How many offices does Open Cosmos have?

    Open Cosmos has 1 office.