January 2018: Mars One Update - New CFO announced
Michael Maltby appointed as Mars One's new CFO
Mars One Ventures AG welcomes Michael Maltby as interim Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"). Michael is a British citizen and a qualified chartered accountant with extensive experience in start up and early phase businesses in a wide range of markets including Russia, Jamaica and the UK. Most recently he was the CFO of the residential broadband division of Digicel, a privately run telecoms provider in the Caribbean and the Pacific, based on Jamaica and prior to that the interim CFO of an AIM listed company, Uvenco UK plc. Please find the press release here.
The new prospectus, which is required to allow trading in Mars One's shares again, has been submitted to the financial authorities. They are now reviewing it and we expect a reply with a list of questions and required changes soon.
Honda Deal Extended for 6 Months
The Honda campaign using the Mars One brand and one of our candidates in a TV campaign in the USA has been extended for six months. The original campaign was announced in October 2017.
Mars One Investor Presentation in Dubai - Feb 6th
Mars One co-founder and CEO Bas Lansdorp will present for a group of angel investors and other interested people. Bas was invited to speak by the Dubai Silicon Oasis, which is part of the Dubai government.
We're also preparing for the next important steps, including:
|Mars One Foundation||Mars One Ventures|
|Announce round 3 selection dates||Find HIghly Qualified CEO and CCO|
|Start a whole new astronaut application procedure||Improve the website content and conversion|
|New contracts with aerospace suppliers||Produce content about upcoming round 3|
|Add new ex-NASA & ex-Lockheed team members||Reach out to potential branding partner|
|Add team members for training and selection||Organize permanent settlement conference|
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