Selection Board Member
Orbite & Space Cargo
Nicolas Gaume is a serial entrepreneur and a long time space enthusiast.
He is the Co-founder & CEO of Space Cargo Unlimited, a European space operator leading mission WISE, the first comprehensive LOE research program on the future of agriculture on a climate changing Earth. He is also the Executive Chairman and Co-founder of Orbite, operator of the Spaceflight Gateway to open in 2023 in the USA: an astronaut training complex offering luxury accommodations, dining and recreation for commercial astronauts, their friends and families. Since he was 19, Nicolas founded or co-founded nine startups in multiple fields: gaming, web services, B2B trading, mobile and social apps publishing, software development tools, children book publishing, consulting services. In addition, Nicolas Gaume is actively involved in his family luxury real estate and hospitality activities, located on the Bay of Arcachon, France and has executive responsibilities at Microsoft. French-born, Nicolas has been living in Seattle (USA) since 2017.