A Market That Is Out of This World

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In my last column I spent some time looking at the investment environment in the space sector, including why I think that it may not be meeting the expectations of some investors who arrived in the last major surge of investment.

Without going into detail again, I think that the main issue is that the space market does not match the expectations of investors coming from commercially oriented "Deep Tech" environments. 

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About Iain Christie

Founder and CEO at SideKickSixtyFive Consulting and host of the Terranauts podcast. Iain is a seasoned business executive with deep understanding of the space business and government procurement policy. Iain worked for 22 years at Neptec including as CEO. He was a VP at the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, is a mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab and a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management.