8 Rivers

8 Rivers

8 Rivers is a company that looks to develop and commercialize technologies in industries of energy, communications, space and industrial processes

8 Rivers is a company that develops sustainable, infrastructure-scale solutions to issues that lay within society. The company was founded by Bill Brown, Bob Walker, and Miles Palmer, in 2008, in Durham, North Carolina, United States.

The company operates in fields that require research and development, advanced engineering, modifications and optimization, and zero-to-one deployment strategies. They look to build and secure strategic partnerships to expand their commercialization processes. 8 Rivers has developed the Allam Cycle which is meant to assist in meeting climate targets.

8 Rivers has partnered with Thor Launch Systems in order to develop a space program. Thor Launch Systems looks to create ground-based systems that can launch into low-Earth orbit or geostationary-Earth orbit, as well as go into interplanetary areas of space, through the use of electrical rockets and gliders. Their developments in vehicular technology include the creation of a hypersonic payload-carrying glider that utilizes heat shield technology.

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Benjamin Dean

Employee

Bill Brown

Investor

Bob Walker

Employee

Cam Hosie

Employee

David Freed

Employee

Julia Hawkins

Employee

Mark Carrabine

Employee

Michael McGroddy

Employee

Miles Palmer

Investor

Nicholas Armstrong

Employee

Nikin Shah

Employee

Travis Peoples

Employee

Further reading

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Author
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8 Rivers

Web

8 Rivers Capital - Crunchbase Investor Profile & Investments

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

8 Rivers

Durham, North Carolina, United States

Space and environmental technologies

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