Mentor Spotlight: Stefan Schmidt

On behalf of the StartupWeekend Space Team, I would like to introduce you to one of our mentors, Stefan Schmidt. He will work intimately with you and your team, disseminating his knowledge and experiences, making sure you and your team will be successful.

Stefan Schmidt

Stefan has joined the Commercial Space Project Group (CSPG) at the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) last year and is conducting the CSPG research study for spin-off and spin-in business models with respect to space commercialization. He has gained first-hand experience in spin-off and spin-in technology transfer working recently for an European Space Agency (ESA) Business Incubation Alumni and prior for Airbus Defence and Space. Besides that he has also founded a business model course for Small Business Investment Companies to support current ESA Business Incubation Center incubatees.