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Seattle Startup Week is a free five-day event highlighting the amazing startup culture of the Puget Sound. Join in for a few events hosted all around town to learn, network and help make this place better for everyone. 
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Monday, October 26 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Space is hard and the scale is infinite. Hear from some of Seattle's most innovative companies as they discuss where space entrepreneurship is headed.

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Melissa Wuerl

Melissa Wuerl is the Director for Business Development at Spaceflight, Inc., focused on new business development and forming strategic external partnerships across the Systems, Launch and Networks lines of business. | | Prior to joining Spaceflight, Melissa served in various business development and program management roles at Lockheed Martin across multiple lines of business. She was the program manager for the Reentry Vehicle 8 Targets program... Read More →

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Richard Gayle

Founder, Spreading Science
After a BS from CalTech, a PhD from Rice University and a post-doc at the University of Colorado, Dr. Gayle spent a career working in academic and in corporate environments, for commercial organizations and for non-profits, as a scientist and as a Vice-President, at the bench and in the boardroom. Dr. Gayle started SpreadingScience using his expertise, along with modern models, to facilitate the rapid diffusion of... Read More →
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Robert Hoyt

CEO, Tethers Unlimited Inc.
Dr. Rob Hoyt is a relentlessly inventive Technologist and CEO with expertise in additive manufacturing, space systems, advanced space propulsion, plasma physics, scientific algorithms, and commercial applications of space technologies. He co-founded Tethers Unlimited Inc, and has built it into a multi-$M space and defense R&D firm. He also co-founded ScienceOps Inc., a big-data algorithm and web analytics firm sold to Acquisio in 2012... Read More →
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Joe Landon

Chairman, Space Angels Network
Joe Landon is Chairman of the Board of Space Angels Network, the world’s largest angel investor network focused on space companies. He is a prominent connector of entrepreneurs and investors in the space industry, and he has been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, The Economist, The Huffington Post, Bloomberg TV and Space News. Joe also serves as CFO of the billionaire-backed asteroid mining venture Planetary Resources, and... Read More →

Monday October 26, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Melrose Market Studios 1532 Minor Ave. Seattle , WA 98101