Management Consulting

Founded in 2007 by successful Software and Services Executives, FVI is an award-winning, National Full Service Boutique Consulting and Services Company.  FVI focuses on Start-Ups, Step-Ups, Turn-Arounds and Companies preparing for Hyper-Growth or Re-Incarnation.

With offices in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, and Los Angeles, FVI delivers performance-based results to Global 500, Technology Start-Ups, NewSpace, and Government/National Defense clients.

FVI is also the author of the widely acclaimed “Nine P’s” Program- a data-driven, metrics and analytics-based cross-organization  program, that verifies a viable commercial product offering; builds a logic and market-based multi-year operating plan; and  drives consistent behavior, direction, execution and realistic Operating Performance and Growth Plans.

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Business Consulting, Financial Capital Investment, Operating Plan Development, Board Advisement
Contingency-based Search and Contract Programming Services
FVI acts as client sales and GTM team for new product offerings, start-ups, and organizations introducing themselves to the North American marketplace
Federal Sales, Congressional Liaison, Market Development Services
Cyber-Security, Risk Management, Performance Management, Big Data/Analytics, Government/National Defense, New Space, Cloud, IOT, Satellite Comms.
Government and Commercial Launch Services and Sales, business consulting, strategic design/development, satellite technologies and strategic plan development and design.


Laura Forczyk is the owner of Astralytical, a research, consulting, and publishing firm founded in 2016 and located outside of Atlanta. Our focus is high-quality big-picture outlook on the space sector including space-related scientific research, industry and policy analysis, career coaching, and communications. We welcome global clientele for consulting, coaching, project, or ongoing support.

We have served over 25 consulting clients and over 50 coaching clients. We work with small businesses and startups, government agencies, educational institutions, science fiction creators, investors, and market research firms.

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About Laura
Laura serves as a mentor for the Brooke Owens Fellowship program. She is the author of Rise of the Space Age Millennials and is finalizing her second book on space tourism and private spaceflight.

Prior to forming Astralytical, she ran the Florida office of international startup working to establish parabolic and suborbital flight at Kennedy Space Center and globally. She has served as a NASA Subject Matter Expert for Planetary Science Missions.

She earned a bachelor of science in astrophysics from Florida Institute of Technology. She earned a master of science in astrophysics from the University of Alabama in Huntsville researching high-energy emission from gamma-ray bursts. She conducted doctoral studies in planetary science at the University of Central Florida researching low-energy impacts and regolith (dust) dynamics on the Moon, Mars, and asteroids.
our unique vision
We thrive on the intersections of disciplines. Our broad expertise spanning science, technology, exploration, and public policy gives us a unique perspective. We see what others may miss. We strive to expand the vision of our clients.

Our vision is space access and use for everyone. We envision a future where everyone has access to space resources and data. We work toward a future where everyone has the ability to personally explore space, to view our planet from above and explore farther if they choose. We believe space is for all of humanity.


Summit Space Corporation (Summit) provides technical and due diligence services supporting the space industry and the financial community. Summit is the Lenders’ Technical Advisor on several of the largest satellite programs and has technical diligence responsibility for over $20 Billion in satellite and launch projects.

Broad experience informs a deep understanding of debt and equity financing for space-based ventures. This provides us valuable insight into financing considerations. We recognize customer interests. Constraints of clients are also understood and valued, whether positioned as a funder or the funded.

The Summit team members each have decades of experience in satellite communications, earth sensing, earth observation and human space flight missions. Space project system engineering is leveraged to developed a best practice technical due diligence methodology. This methodology has successful heritage on many of the industry’s largest, most complex, projects.

Summit has supported space project debt financing, equity funding, and financing strategies involving:

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Export Credit Agencies (ECAs)
Summit serves as the Lenders Technical Advisor for many of the world’s largest space ECA projects. These include satellite constellations as well as single large GEO satellites. The ECA process is unique and complex. Summit looks to stabilize and synchronize the project “base case” as quickly as possible. This ensures a timely financial close.
International Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)
Summit serves as the Lenders Technical Advisor for many of the world’s largest space DFI projects. These include satellite constellations as well as single large GEO satellites. Summit understands DFI unique requirements and can move quickly to ensure timely completion.
Commercial Lending Institutions
Summit provides space project technical due diligence services to several commercial lending institutions. These include single satellite and satellite constellation projects for earth observation and earth sensing as well as communications missions.
Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds
Summit provides space project technical due diligence services to several large funds. Projects include space communications, earth sensing as well as commercial space station missions.
Satellite Operators
Summit provides satellite operators with due diligence services to support mergers & acquisitions as well as investment. Summit provides technical reviews of on-orbit assets. Also, Summit has supported the definition of system requirements for specific market verticals.
Satellite and Launch Vehicle Equipment Manufacturers
Summit provides technical due diligence service to support investment.
Mobile Network Operators (MNOs)
Summit provides technical diligence to some of the largest MNOs. This supports the convergence/integration of available satellite constellations into the terrestrial network.