Joerg Kreisel


Joerg specializes in technology commercialization – with a strong focus on space – and has been involved in numerous primarily international activities in both space and early-stage equity finance since 1987. His firm JKIC is a recognized label in the global space community, advising government authorities, industry and investors on commercialization, partnerships, early-stage finance and strategy development. Joerg serves as board member of startups and investor boards, has been involved with new business creation in the space arena around the globe. JKIC activities partly also span over financing strategies and models beyond commercial endeavors, e.g. conceptualization and development support for national or international funding schemes. Joerg also acts as university lecturer since the 1990s. He holds a diploma degree in aerospace engineering from RWTH Aachen University and is ISU alumnus. Joerg was born in 1961 and is married, with two children. In summary, Joerg is around in the industry for more than 30 years and deals with space finance for more than 25 years, moreover, he currently holds stakes in 10 space-related startups in different countries.


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States of America


The Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries 2019

24-26 April 2019

Marrakech, Morocco


International Astronautical Congress 2018

1–5 October 2018

Bremen, Germany


International Astronautical Congress 2017

25-29 September 2017

Adelaide, Australia