MAX POLYAKOV

International space technology and IT business entrepreneur, investor, economist and philanthropist

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The history of astronautics. Part 1: the first step into the unknown
22 October 2021
22 October 2021
The history of astronautics. Part 1: the first step into the unknown

Space was and will remain for a long time a very complex, dangerous, and unforgiving environment. We would like to tell a story about how humanity has begun to master this arena. This is the birth of astronautics – from exotic ideas of the distant past to the first successful rocket launches.

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Provizio: When we got the answer, the whole team jumped and rejoiced
18 October 2021
18 October 2021
Provizio: When we got the answer, the whole team jumped and rejoiced

The team at the Ukrainian startup Provizio entered the Vernadsky Challenge start-up competition in 2021. They took second place, winning $22,700 in prize money.
We spoke with Pavel Tkachenko, Provizio’s co-founder and CEO, about his startup’s first investments.

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FFF and business angels: how to get the first funds for the development of a business idea
13 October 2021
13 October 2021
FFF and business angels: how to get the first funds for the development of a business idea

A good idea and an interested investor may be enough to create a billion net worth company.
We have prepared a series of materials on investing in business projects at different stages of development. The first article provides an overview of two financing methods – FFF and business angels

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Space Industry Trends by 2031
08 October 2021
08 October 2021
Space Industry Trends by 2031

Over the next decade, more than 100,000 new satellites will be launched into orbit, new orbital stations will be built, the rules for operating in space will change, and new jobs will emerge

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Space Foundation 12th Annual International Student Art Contest Now Open for Submissions
05 October 2021
05 October 2021
Space Foundation 12th Annual International Student Art Contest Now Open for Submissions

“Space Foundation with the support of Noosphere Venture Partners announced the opening of the 12th Annual International Student Art Contest. 2022 contest theme is “Living, Working and Playing on the Moon”. Contest encourages student Artists worldwide to ‘Shoot for the Moon’.

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World Space Week: What Is It?
04 October 2021
04 October 2021
World Space Week: What Is It?

Every year in early October, the world celebrates Space Week. During its existence, the holiday has become a global event dedicated to the study of outer space. The theme of World Space Week 2021 is “Women in Space”.

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What is a trademark, and how can they protect businesses?
03 October 2021
03 October 2021
What is a trademark, and how can they protect businesses?

Brands whose products have become popular and have attracted dishonest competitors, are faced with copycats every day. The presence of a trademark protects against the actions of dishonest competitors – the use of a name, design and other elements strongly associated with a well-known brand.

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Space mining: the future of mankind or an impossible dream?
28 September 2021
28 September 2021
Space mining: the future of mankind or an impossible dream?

A number of countries and private companies are already making plans and seriously discussing the prospects for mining in space. But how realistic are these plans? What valuable resources can we find in space, and can the mining of minerals on other celestial bodies really be commercially viable?

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The history of the Hubble telescope
24 September 2021
24 September 2021
The history of the Hubble telescope

The Hubble orbital telescope, over the course of its operation, has helped reveal some of the biggest scientific discoveries in the field of astronomy, uncover the age of the Universe, and conduct over a million different scientific researches.

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Dragonfly Aerospace’s journey from camera specialist to microsatellite builder
20 September 2021
20 September 2021
Dragonfly Aerospace’s journey from camera specialist to microsatellite builder

More known for the high-resolution cameras it builds, Dragonfly Aerospace plan to move into microsatellite manufacturing got a major boost when it was sold to serial entrepreneur Max Polyakov. SpaceNews caught up with Eugene Yakovlev, Dragonfly Aerospace’s CEO to learn more about its road map.

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