Starburst special interview on Bloomberg TV

François Chopard, Starburst co-founder talks to Bloomberg West about his background, Starburst’s acceleration program and future developments. [edit] Interview used by Helene Fouquet (Bloomberg Technology) in her 05/11/2016 mini-satelite mass market article

Starburst Accelerator Grand Opening in Munich

Starburst Accelerator, the leading European aerospace accelerator, today introduces its program in Munich. The program will be based on the Ludwig Bölkow Campus.   “We are thrilled to bring Starburst Accelerator to Germany,” said Francois Chopard, the CEO of Starburst Accelerator. “On our path of expansion through Europe we decided to Munich because of his…

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Startup Display Interactive & TrueNorth Avionics anounce their partnership

Display Interactive’s UGO IFE solution to board business jets with TrueNorth Avionics. TrueNorth Avionics revealed today that it plans to offer a personalized entertainment application on its Optelity Pro cabin communications platform. The Optelity Experience (OE) features the innovative UGO inflight services platform with customized contents and exclusive lifestyle experiences. The app will allow passengers…

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Starburst Newsletter

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Francois Chopard in the French business magazine “L’Usine Nouvelle”


Starburst is invited to the France – Germany Summit at the Elysee Palace

Starburst founder François Chopard participated to the launch of the German – French workshop on digital innovation at the Elysée Palace.


Starburst founders invited at the White House

François Chopard and Vandad Espahbodi meet with officials from the White House and Federal Aviation Administration to describe Starburst program in Washington.

Los Angeles Grand Opening & Selection Committee

Starburst launches its US accelerator during an event hosted by Boeing. The event gave 29 startups a chance to seek funding and coaching from 100 industry executives, venture capitalists and research institutes.

Official Press Release – LA

Official Press Release 8/5/2015  

New aerospace program to help El Segundo start-ups

Starburst Accelerator, based in Paris, has been helping European aerospace start-ups get off the ground since 2012, and now it’s adding Southern California to its focus.There are currently more than 40 start-ups in the European program, with each receiving an average of $893,000 in start-up funding.

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