AEROSPACE APPLICATION

Firehawk Aerospace Raises $2 Million for 3D Printed Rocket Engines

3D printed rocket
3D printed rocket
Above: Firehawk Aerospace headquarters in Melbourne, Florida/Image Source: Firehawk Aerospace

Firehawk Aerospace, a rapidly growing rocket propulsion startup, announced that it has closed a $2 million seed round for their next generation 3D printed rocket engines. The round was led by members of the Victorum Capital Club and includes additional investments from Achieve Capital and Harlow Capital Management.

Speaking about the recent funding, Will Edwards, Co-Founder and CEO of Firehawk Aerospace said, “Firehawk Aerospace has achieved a new level of performance for hybrid rocket engines through our patented 3D-printed rocket fuel. Firehawk Aerospace will provide a safe, reliable, and affordable rocket engine to power the next-generation of satellite launchers, guided reconnaisance systems, lunar transport systems, and manned space systems.”

3D PRINTED ROCKET ENGINES

3D printed rocket
Above: Firehawk Aerospace provides customizable propulsion systems/Image Source: Firehawk Aerospace

Firehawk Aerospace is providing customizable propulsion systems to make the future of space transportation safer and more accessible. The funds will be used to test Firehawk’s engine at operational scale, grow its partnerships with leading government and commercial entities around the world, and expand its research and manufacturing facilities to Texas and Oklahoma.

Firehawk Aerospace was hand-picked among thousands of applicants to participate in Startup Battlefield, the world’s preeminent startup competition, at TechCrunch Disrupt 2020. The Company was selected as one of five finalists by a panel of judges including multiple venture capital and tech leaders.

According to James Roller, Managing Partner of Victorum Capital, “Firehawk Aerospace has developed a major advancement in rocket propulsion technology – providing a safer and more cost effective solution than other high-performance rocket systems in use today. We are excited to partner with Firehawk as they scale their technology and reshape the aerospace industry.”

About Firehawk Aerospace: Firehawk Aerospace develops and manufactures high-performance hybrid rocket engines. Its patented 3D printed rocket technology delivers a stable, cost-effective hybrid rocket fuel that employs additive manufacturing to overcome the hurdles and limitations of previous hybrid fuel engine designs.

About Victorum Capital: Victorum Capital is a regional network of investors and corporate partners focused on identifying, funding, and empowering the most promising entrepreneurs.


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