Funding

Former Macquarie banker Alan Moss backs satellite startup Skykraft in $3.5 million raise

- December 8, 2021 2 MIN READ

Skykraft, a Canberra space startup, has raised $3.5 million for its plan to build a satellite constellation for space-based air traffic management services. Former CEO of Macquarie Group Allan Moss, Lennoxgrove Capital and Adcock Private Equity are among the investors. The ACT-based space services company specialises in the design, manufacture and operation of SmallSat constellations… Read more »

News & Analysis

Australian IoT space startup launches US satellite deal with Spire Global

- September 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

South Australian Internet of Things (IoT) nanosatellite startup Myriota has signed a deal with US-listed satellite data company Spire Global. The deal will see Myriota, which has its own small fleet of nanosatellites, piggyback on Spire’s low-earth orbit nano-satellite network to accelerate its IoT plans. The Australia company is Spire’s first first large-scale, commercial, IoT-focused… Read more »

News & Analysis

A US space startup is setting up in Adelaide’s Lot 14

- September 30, 2019 2 MIN READ

Myriota’s Dr Alex Grant and Dr David Haley have partnered with Californian company Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems. Photo: Rosina Possingham. American company Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems will establish a manufacturing facility for the integration and testing of space vehicles in South Australia. Announced today during the 8th Space Forum Adelaide, the Californian company will move into Lot Fourteen, the innovation… Read more »