Entrepreneurs

James Slifierz

Skywatch

James is the Co-Founder and CEO of SkyWatch Space Applications. He is also the Co-Founder of Canada's first accelerator focused on space startups, and the Lead Organizer for NASA Space Apps Waterloo. In 2014 James was a part of the team that won the NASA International Space Apps Challenge, beating out over 650 other projects. He's a Google for Entrepreneurs alumnus and a member of the International Astronomical Union's Working Group on Time-Domain Astronomy, the Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy, and the Canadian Space Commerce Association. Every Wednesday he publishes SkyWatch Weekly, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest stories in space & astronomy. James is on a mission to build Canada's space industry back into a global leader.

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