Accelerating the Launchpad to Humanity's Greatest Journey

  • Date:

    November 09

  • Time:

    06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

  • Organizer:

    Newspace Chicago open_in_new

Description

Join us for a conversation with Dan Lopez, CEO and Founder of OrbitMuse. Dan will give an overview of Orbitmuse, a FinTech solution that democratizes the funding of space programs and supply chain transactions, while accelerating Space development startups globally. He will provide insights into Space startup crowdfunding, equity financing, and distributed ledger transactions on the blockchain. He will also discuss how the vibrant and growing Space development startup community can leverage novel approaches in financing and accelerators to achieve space exploration experiments, programs, logistics and supply chain efficiencies.

Dan Lopez is an innovative entrepreneur and architect who has advised a wide variety of web-centric businesses and brands by lending his creative, strategic, and technological vision. With leadership and technology experience that spans over fifteen years, Mr. Lopez is the founder and CEO of Orbitmuse, a FinTech and Accelerator for the NewSpace startup community. He is a seasoned startup and open source veteran, with domain expertise in Federal, Defense and Intelligence, big data, and consumer web. Having recently served as VP of Technology, Platform & Analytics at UrtheCast, Director of Technology at premiere digital agencies in the heart of Silicon Valley, and Web Architect at the Linux Foundation, he has built bleeding edge NewSpace applications, big data platforms, consumer-facing technology, and digital experiences from the International Space Station to Times Square. Mr. Lopez leverages his engineering expertise, and a focus on open source, digital consumer products, and cloud technologies, to harness imagination and entrepreneurial spirit.

Date: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue: mHUB Chicago event space

Location: 965 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL (Get Directions)

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