Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Private tech companies mobilize to address shortages for medical supplies, masks and sanitizer – TechCrunch

Startups across the nation and around the world are looking for ways to relieve shortages of much-needed personal protective equipment and sanitizers used to halt the spread of COVID-19. While some of the largest privately held technology companies, like SpaceX and Tesla, have shifted to manufacturing ventilators, smaller companies are also trying to pitch in… Continue reading

The New Space new year – TechCrunch

Welcome back for the first Max Q of 2020! As should be expected, the holiday and New Year’s weeks didn’t produce all that much news in the space industry – but that changed fast as the decade got underway last week. 2020 promises to be a huge year for commercial space and private space technology… Continue reading

The four corners of the new space economy – TechCrunch

It’s gotten to the point now where a handful of angel investors can put a space company on the map. But the same changes that have made the industry accessible have made it increasingly complex to track its trends. By default, all space startups are exciting, but companies vary widely in risk, capital intensity and… Continue reading

NASA signs up new Moon delivery companies – TechCrunch

Sign up here to receive Max Q weekly in your inbox, starting December 15. There were lot of highlights in the space industry this past week (even though a rocket launch that was supposed to happened is now pushed to Monday). The biggest news for commercial space might just be that NASA signed on five… Continue reading

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine explains how startups can help with Artemis Moon missions – TechCrunch

At this week’s International Astronautical Congress, where the space industry, international space agencies and researchers from around the world convene to discuss the state of space technology and business, I asked NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about what role he sees for startups in contributing to his agency’s ambitious Artemis program. Artemis (named after Apollo’s twin… Continue reading