During the last decades of the 20th century, private companies were mostly out of the picture, but today, commercial companies have already been awarded contracts to supply the ISS and other lucrative aerospace contracts from the government. This signals not only a shift toward diversity but also about new approaches, new business models and new channels of profit. We’re now in the third era of the space industry that is becoming known as Space 3.0 or NewSpace.
Running a startup today is not an easy task. They take time, dedication and capital to turn them into an entity that can survive when the winds of change start to blow.
The Blockchain is the underlying tech behind Bitcoin. In its simplest form, it is simply an encrypted database log of all transactions with their time-stamp. Anyone can access the metadata about any transaction, as they are all available through APIs. Because blockchain transactions are both secure and public, it has evolved to become the basis for several other innovative startups. Here is a list of some of the most interesting, blockchain-based startups.