In 2019, Space Investment reached $5.8 billion. 2019 set a record for Space investment. In total from 2009-2019, $25.7 billion was invested into 535 unique space companies since 2009.
$767 million was invested into Space companies in the fourth quarter.
In 2019, the largest funding was $1.4 billion by Blue Origin, $1.25 billion by OneWeb and $1 billion by SpaceX. There was about $2.2 billion in funding for other space startups.
Alibab led a funding of Qianxun SI for a $141 million series A round. Qianxun SI is developing a satellite positioning system for the internet of things to obtain location accuracy to the centimeter.
Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of the general public and is also useful for those in the industries. He is the sole author and writer of nextbigfuture.com
, the top online science blog. He is also involved in angel investing and raising funds for breakthrough technology startup companies.
He gave the recent keynote presentation at Monte Jade event with a talk entitled the Future for You. He gave an annual update on molecular nanotechnology at Singularity University on nanotechnology, gave a TEDX talk on energy, and advises USC ASTE 527 (advanced space projects program). He has been interviewed for radio, professional organizations. podcasts and corporate events. He was recently interviewed by the radio program Steel on Steel on satellites and high altitude balloons that will track all movement in many parts of the USA.
He fundraises for various high impact technology companies and has worked in computer technology, insurance, healthcare and with corporate finance.
He has substantial familiarity with a broad range of breakthrough technologies like age reversal and antiaging, quantum computers, artificial intelligence, ocean tech, agtech, nuclear fission, advanced nuclear fission, space propulsion, satellites, imaging, molecular nanotechnology, biotechnology, medicine, blockchain, crypto and many other areas.