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UrtheCast is building, launching, and will operate the world’s first high definition, streaming video of the planet Earth from Space.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded December 2010
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

UrtheCast is building, launching, and will operate the world’s first continuous, high definition, streaming video of planet Earth from space. UrtheCast's web platform will be fully integrated with social media, and users will be able to create and sell their own “app” using the UrtheCast video feed. Every industry from environmental management, to education, to disaster relief can benefit from the data obtained by UrtheCast's cameras.


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    Scott Larson
    President / CEO

    Scott’s career bridges technology and finance in both entrepreneurial and investment banking roles. He has directly advised over 75 companies on their corporate finance strategies assisting them through the capital raising process; from structuring, facilitating, and ultimately closing. He co-founded one of the original online financial portals, and then spent the next five years directly involved in online portal development and asset management

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    Serguei Bedziouk, PhD.
    Director, Russian Relations

    Dr. Bedziouk has built a distinguished career in the Aerospace and Advanced Science industries. He has 18 years of international experience in marketing, development and contract negotiations at senior governmental levels with the Russian Space Centre. As well, he spent 12 years working with the Canadian Space Agency and 11 years with Energia in Russia. He was the primary project manager for a number of international corporate joint ventures.

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    Cameron Chell
    Co-Founder and Director, Web Platform Development

    Mr. Chell was the founder of FutureLink, the world’s first Application Service Provider (ASP). FutureLink initiated the ASP industry and grew to a multi-billion market cap. He has been an integral part of the development and management of various other successful technology ventures.

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    Robert Kennedy
    Director, Financing & Strategic Initiatives

    Mr. Kennedy has been a strategic partner for several successful companies over the past decade including most recently, a leading music company that has grown from $8 million to over $400 million in revenue, now with more than 1,500 employees in 39 countries. It has become the largest in-store music provider.

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    John Ellis
    Program Manager, UK

    Mr. Ellis has had a distinguished career within the UK Space business sector. He has carried out business development responsibilities for BAe Space Systems, EADS Astrium and for The Science and Technology Facilities Council. As Head of the Technology Exploitation Division of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Space Department he spun out a space camera company which was eventually sold to a major space corporation.

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    George Tyc, PhD.
    Chief Technology Advisor