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Orbex Space

3 Disclosed Funding Rounds $63,763,278

0 Participating Investments


Autonomous Vehicles, Aerospace, Space Travel

Orbex is an innovative space startup developing small payload reusable rockets.

Forres, Moray, United Kingdom, Europe (GB)

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Founded date 01, 2015

Founders Chris Larmour

Operating Status Active

Last Funding Type Venture - Series Unknown

Also known as Orbital Express Launch

Company Type For Profit


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Founded in 2015, Orbex is Europe’s leading private launch services company, focused entirely on supporting the needs of the small satellite industry. Orbex has developed one of the most advanced, low carbon, high performance micro-launch vehicles in the world. They launch customer satellites into polar and sun-synchronous low Earth orbits from a unique, modern launch location in the heart of the European continent. They offer a flexible core launch service and a wide suite of supporting services that make life easier for customers. Their European location means shorter supply lines, easier communications and reduced operational costs. Their advanced launch vehicle means higher reliability, more flexible mission profiles and a regular, scheduled launch service.

Date Round Raised Lead
December, 10, 2020 Venture - Series Unknown $24,000,000 BGF Ventures, Octopus Ventures
July, 16, 2018 Venture - Series Unknown $39,709,432 Heartcore Capital, High-Tech Grunderfonds
February, 01, 2017 Grant $53,845 -------

Orbex Space Investors (8)

Investor Lead? Round Participating Raise Date Partners
High-Tech Grunderfonds No Venture - Series Unknown $24,000,000 December, 10, 2020 -------
ELECNOR No Venture - Series Unknown $24,000,000 December, 10, 2020 -------
BGF Ventures Yes Venture - Series Unknown $24,000,000 December, 10, 2020 -------
Heartcore Capital No Venture - Series Unknown $24,000,000 December, 10, 2020 -------
Octopus Ventures Yes Venture - Series Unknown $24,000,000 December, 10, 2020 -------
Heartcore Capital Yes Venture - Series Unknown $39,709,432 July, 16, 2018 -------
High-Tech Grunderfonds Yes Venture - Series Unknown $39,709,432 July, 16, 2018 -------
EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs No Grant $53,845 February, 01, 2017 -------