To Market, To Market – Part 5 of An Entrepreneurial Space Series

To Market, To Market – Part 5 of An Entrepreneurial Space Series. Credit: Shutterstock/SpaceQ.

This is the fifth in the series of articles on a little drama that I have been calling "An Entrepreneurial Space."  If you haven't read the previous chapters, you might want to look them up prior to reading this one, as they provide some valuable context.

So far in the series we have introduced the main players that appear in the life of an entrepreneurial space company: “The Founder” — who is trying to convert their “Big Idea” into a viable business, “The Investor” — who generally provides the early funding for that process, and “The Customer,” who is ultimately the object of the whole exercise.

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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.