An institutional investor’s thesis for funding NewSpace in India

In this episode, Mahesh Murthy who runs Exseed Fund, an institutional capital source that plans to invest in NewSpace companies in India talks about Exseed Space now known as Satellize and his thesis of why it is a great time for investing in NewSpace companies in India.

Mahesh Murthy is among India’s best-known and most-successful investors. He has twice been named “India’s Best VC of the Year”, an award voted on by investors in VC funds. Mahesh runs Exseed, Asia’s only fund focused on space companies. Exseed believes in the ‘new space’ thesis, and has already earmarked a dozen investments including Satellize (earlier known as Exseed Space) – India’s first private company in space, with successful launches on SpaceX and ISRO; GroundCloud – an upcoming offering of ground stations-as-a-service and HF Signals – a digital radio communications firm.… Click here to read the complete article

Episode 10: Space law and its relevance for the rise of India’s space entrepreneurs

What is space law? Is it important to have one to help entrepreneurs, investors and users of space-based services in India? How effective is India’s draft space activities bill put out by the Department of Space (DOS)? How do other countries handle regulating their space industry and what are the lessons for us? These are some interesting questions that Deepika provides an insight into the need for effective space policy in India.


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