SpaceCom 2017 will
host a full-day workshop for start-up entrepreneurs to help them refine their
business plan and pitch and provide insights on identifying investment sources.
Investors and accelerators will participate as mentors and judges to select the
most promising of the entrepreneurs’ proposals to be showcased throughout the
SpaceCom 2017 conference program. SpaceCom attendees will participate in
selecting the top entrepreneur who will receive a prize of $5,000. Special
consideration will be given to start-ups whose proposals apply space
technologies to terrestrial industries, including aerospace, medical, energy,
advance manufacturing, maritime and agribusiness.