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Space X: World’s Best Spacecraft Manufacturer, Launcher, and Satellite Communications – Product Strategy & Business Model.

From Linked In Pulse: MHD AL HASAN, PMP Senior Product Manager I Tech Startup Consultant | 14+ Yrs Exp | AI Product Manager Certified | PMP Certified | Ex-Apple  | Ex-UAE Prime Minister Office. June 25, 2023 The SpaceX mission statement is “to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on[…]

Elon Musk’s SpaceX nears $150 billion valuation after secondary share sale

From CNBC: The valuation of Elon Musk’s SpaceX hit near $150 billion following a share sale by existing investors announced this week, CNBC has learned. SpaceX has an agreement with new and existing investors to sell up to $750 million in stock from insiders at $81 a share, according to a copy of the purchase offer sent[…]

NASA gives go for launch of mission to $10-quadrillion asteroid

From New Atlas: NASA has given the okay to its long-delayed US$985 million Psyche deep-space mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid, also called Psyche, that may be worth as much as $10 quadrillion, or 90 times the world’s entire $110-trillion economy. It’s often difficult to grasp the scale of the universe beyond Earth. Even in[…]

Musk Says Major Overhaul Of SpaceX Starship Underway Ahead Of Next Launch, Increases Orbit Odds To 60% | ZeroHedge

From: zerohedge Musk Says Major Overhaul Of SpaceX Starship Underway Ahead Of Next Launch, Increases Orbit Odds To 60% | ZeroHedge In a Twitter Spaces discussion with Bloomberg journalist Ashlee Vance, Elon Musk revealed SpaceX had made “well over a thousand” changes to its Super Heavy/Starship rocket following the vehicle’s first test launch in April,[…]

The 10 Biggest Rounds Of March: Stripe Raises Huge $6.5B Round, HR-tech Startup Rippling Lands $500M

From Crunchbase News: Last month saw some big deals roll in, including the second-biggest of the year to date. However, the month significantly slowed — especially in terms of monster deals — as it wore on. That could well be due to Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse having at least some short-term effects on fundraising. That will[…]

Watch: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Set To Launch US Military Payloads | ZeroHedge

From: zerohedge Watch: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Set To Launch US Military Payloads | ZeroHedge SpaceX’s powerful Falcon Heavy rocket will attempt to put two US military satellites into geosynchronous orbit on Saturday evening.  Weather for NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida is predicted to be favorable for this evening. Launch time is expected at 5:55 pm[…]

SpaceX Tender Offer Is Said to Value Company at $140 Billion

From Bloomberg: By Katie Roof December 12, 2022 at 8:11 PM ESTUpdated onDecember 12, 2022 at 8:50 PM EST SPACE EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGI Private Company Elon Musk’s SpaceX is offering to sell insider shares at a price that would raise the closely held company’s valuation to about $140 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Space Exploration[…]

Starburst Raises $250 Million to Lead the Market Shift to Faster Analytics on Decentralized Data – Feb 22

From PR Newswire: NEWS PROVIDED BY Starburst Data  Feb 09, 2022, 09:00 ET Nearly tripling its valuation to $3.35 billion, Starburst builds on 3X customer and ARR growth to set a new standard for enterprise data analytics BOSTON, Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Starburst, the analytics anywhere company, today announced it has secured a $250 million Series D funding round at a $3.35 billion valuation.[…]

SpaceX Is in Funding Talks That Would Value It at Over $150 Billion

From Bloomberg: SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.Photographer: Alisha Jucevic/Bloomberg By Gillian Tan, Edward Ludlow, and Giles Turner November 15, 2022 at 12:30 PM EST Elon Musk’s SpaceX is in talks to raise a funding round that values the rocket-launch and satellite company at more than $150 billion, people familiar with the matter said. The transaction being discussed[…]

Can everdrop scale its plastic-bottle-free cleaning products, as well as build a global brand?

From Tech Crunch Image Credits: Everdrop Household cleaning chemicals in the form of a tablet that can be dissolved in water appear to have given rise to a number of startups. As well as Munich-based startup everdrop, there is also Atmo Home out of Berlin, as well as Grove Collaborative, Blueland, Smol, Spruce, Ocean Saver … the list goes[…]