Dec. 16, 2020

Replay – #5 Voyager Space Holdings: Building the Berkshire Hathaway of Outer Space | Dylan Taylor, Founder & CEO

Replay – #5 Voyager Space Holdings: Building the Berkshire Hathaway of Outer Space | Dylan Taylor, Founder & CEO

In this Replay Episode, we explore building the Berkshire Hathaway of outer space. We’re joined by Dylan Taylor, Founder and CEO of Voyager Space Holdings. We cover the evolution of space technology, private space companies vs. the government, and exciting innovations in the space industry.


In this Replay Episode, we explore building the Berkshire Hathaway of outer space. We’re joined by Dylan Taylor, Founder and CEO of Voyager Space Holdings. We cover the evolution of space technology, private space companies vs. the government, and exciting innovations in the space industry.

“I’m in the camp that is super passionate about space as a tool for transformation. So what energizes me is getting humans into space.” — Dylan Taylor

EPISODE GUIDE (LINKS, QUOTES, NOTES, AND BOOKS MENTIONED)

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/dylan-taylor-outliers-show-notes 

FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/dylan-taylor-outliers-transcript 

CHAPTERS

This episode is our definitive guide to building the Berkshire Hathaway of outer space. In it we cover:

  • (00:00:00) – Introduction
  • (00:01:55) – How Dylan’s work in space began after reading The Last Lecture
  • (00:09:22) – Dylan’s early investments in and the evolution of space technology
  • (00:17:25) – How re-usability and privatization has expanded space technology
  • (00:39:05) – Why Dylan founded Voyager Space Holdings
  • (00:49:52) – Space industry standards and the creation of the Voyager Space IP Exchange
  • (00:54:35) – Private space companies and their relationship with government agencies
  • (01:09:58) – Exciting innovations in the space industry
  • (01:16:06) – How anyone can become involved in space industry and exploration  

ABOUT DYLAN TAYLOR AND VOYAGER SPACE HOLDINGS

In 2019, PitchBook named Dylan Taylor one of the top 10 investors in space and space technology. While SpaceX, Virgin, Galactic, and Blue Origin have taken off in recent years, Dylan's been investing in outer space for over a decade. First, as an angel, and now as CEO of Voyager Space Holdings, where he's building the Berkshire Hathaway of space holding companies.

Dylan has also served as the CEO of a public company, he's been on numerous boards, and he runs his own space-focused nonprofit called Space for Humanity. Dylan is a wealth of wisdom, and this episode is a masterclass on the past, present and future of outer space.

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