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Starburst Accelerator CEO: Aerospace Industry Ripe For Start-up Disruption

13 April 2017
On its website, CNBC reports that Starburst Accelerator CEO Francois Chopard said Wednesday that “the global aerospace sector...is looking for disruptions,” with new start-ups’ interest in electric commercial aircraft extending the sector’s entrepreneurial push beyond space and into aviation. Speaking to CNBC’s “The Rundown,” Chopard said that he is bullish on the global aerospace sector. Starburst has accelerated more than 160 start-ups since its founding in 2012, and last year launched Starburst Ventures to focus on aviation and aerospace companies, raising $200 million in funding. (Image: The Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research, or SUGAR, Volt design concept. Credit: NASA / The Boeing Company)
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