SpaceX It is considering raising funds again by selling its employee stock, which It will raise the value of the company to approximately $150,000 million (€137,667 million at current exchange rates).
The stock sale round will reportedly set the value of shares in Musk’s aerospace company at about $80, or $81 per share. bloomberg He reported his plan to collect about 750 million, and after that, The Wall Street Journal confirmed it.
SpaceX has become America’s most valuable startup yet The last two rounds of fundraising in May and December last yearwhich valued the company at $125 billion and $140 billion, respectively.
She emphasized that the company privately raised funds and sold shares to employees several times throughout its history, in order to raise funds and compensate workers. Business interested.
The company, founded in 2002, has grown in value in recent years as the number of satellites and rockets it launches into space has increased.
Elon Musk loses nearly $13,000 million as Tesla collapses and SpaceX Starship explodes
Elon Musk’s company also partnered with NASA and other companies and developed Starlink, a satellite internet service that now powers the world’s largest commercial satellite constellation.
Investors say Starlink’s earnings potential, designed to improve Internet access in rural areas, is the biggest driver of the company’s value.
SpaceX was in the news earlier this year when its massive Starship rocket exploded shortly after launch. Musk explained weeks after the launch that it had actually gone better than he had expected.
In a Saturday morning Twitter slot with Ashlee Vance of bloombergMusk warned about it SpaceX has spent about $2 billion on StarshipAdding that this number may reach 3 billion before the end of the year.
He also expressed that some improvements to the design of the missile and the launch platform may be ready in about 6 weeks, which means that the huge missile could see another launch this year.
Improvements to the concrete rocket launch pad are welcomed by many. Images emerged shortly after launch in April and showed a hole punched in the platform by the missile during launch.
Environmental groups later sued the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for allowing it to launch, accusing the agency of failing to consider the environmental impact of the ship’s launch and explosion.
SpaceX did not respond to a request for comment made Saturday morning.
“Pop culture advocate. Troublemaker. Friendly student. Proud problem solver.”