DENVER, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Voyager Space (Voyager), a global leader in space exploration, today announced the company’s membership Unreasonable‘s Fellowship and 2021 Unreasonable Impact Americas Program, with the aim of harnessing the power of business to drive sustainable and scalable change.
Investments in the areas of environmental, social and governance (ESG) have increased considerably in recent years, with $ 21 billion invested in the first quarter of 2021 only. At the same time, the demand for ESG measures in the space sector has also increased, prompting historic companies and startups to seek opportunities in space to support a more sustainable future for all humanity. By bringing together like-minded companies dedicated to this idea, Voyager is pioneering a new way of doing business that is not only profitable, but also has an impact on Earth and beyond.
“The next frontier of space exploration is now, and it is crucial for our new generation of pioneers to use this opportunity and this platform to solve pressing global problems,” said Dylan taylor, President and CEO of Voyager Space. “We are honored to join Unreasonable in their commitment to making the world a better place.”
Unreasonable selects and privately invites the world’s most impactful growth-stage companies to The Unreasonable Fellowship. To date, the 285 Fellowship CEOs have raised more than $ 6.5 billion in financing, and the company works with more than 1,500 sources of capital in an effort to generate more resources, faster, in unreasonable ventures. Unreasonable Impact Americas is a multi-week virtual gathering designed to further support these entrepreneurs as they strive to solve major global problems and create jobs quickly.
“While it may seem counterintuitive at first, those who work in the space industry are some of the most passionate people I have met when it comes to making impactful and global change,” said declared Daniel Epstein, Founder and CEO, Unreasonable. “I am delighted to welcome Dylan and the Voyager team to Unreasonable, and look forward to seeing how we can support them on their big-scale journey.”
Voyager is currently a NewSpace industry leader in EdTech, having performed over 500 student experiences in space, and in AgTech, thanks to a partnership with Abu Dhabi Investment Office leverage space technology to improve global food security here on Earth. As co-architect of World Economic Forum Space Sustainability Assessment, Voyager is also a leader in space debris mitigation. More than 500 satellites soon to be launched will be equipped with Voyager interfaces that will enable end-of-life desorbiting, thereby reducing future space debris. There are already more than 200 satellites in orbit today with this technology.
About the Voyager space
Voyager Space is a world leader in space exploration. Voyager’s long-term mission is to create a vertically integrated, publicly traded NewSpace company capable of carrying out any space mission humans can conceive of. The company’s industry-leading model is uniquely designed to meet the growth needs of commercial space companies by replacing traditional private capital models with a longer-term approach that provides ongoing capital. Voyager is led by founders and veterans of the space industry Dylan taylor and Matthew Kuta, as well as the board of directors which includes a national security expert and a four-star air force general William shelton; leading institutional investor Gabe finke; World-renowned planetologist Dr. Alain stern; A distinguished public company director and former U.S. Under Secretary of Technology, Dr. Cheryl razors; experienced technological executive, director of the board of directors and financial leader, Marian Joh; and former Deputy Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Ellen Lord. To learn more about Voyager Space Inc., please visit: https://voyagerspace.com/
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