Leaf Space Successfully Enables 13 Satellites on SpaceX Transporter-3 Rideshare Mission

Leading Ground Segment as-a-Service Provider Establishes Communications Within Hours of Deployment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2022 —  Leaf Space, a leading provider of ground segment as-a-service (GSaaS) solutions, announced today that it has established successful communications with all 13 satellites from five different customers including D-OrbitNanoAvionicsKepler CommunicationsSen and Fossa Systems, that the company supported on SpaceX’s latest Transporter-3 rideshare mission. Customers were able to interact and communicate with their assets in just a few hours from deployment, following the launch on Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral on Jan. 13.

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Leaf Space Raises €5 Million, Bringing Total Funding to €10 Million

Closing its Series A round, the Italian startup raised €5 million, with both Primo Space and Whysol Investments contributing €2 million each

LOMAZZO, Italy (Leaf Space PR) – Leaf Space, the Italian ground segment as-a-service company focused on microsatellites, announced it has completed its Series A financing round of €5 million [$6 million], bringing its total funding to €10 million [$12 million]. A contribution of €2 million [$2.4 million] came from Primo Space, the investment fund of Primomiglio SGR focused on investments in highly innovative companies in the space industry. The other €3 million [$3.6 million] of investment were between Whysol Investments, acting as lead investor, and RedSeed Ventures, an early-stage investor of the company that had already joined the equity round last spring.

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