Financing Round

Science • Space
SpaceX raises $1.9 billion in new funding
SpaceX raises $1.9 billion in new funding
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SpaceX has raised $1.9 billion in new funding, bringing the post-money valuation of the company to $46 billion after the transaction.

According to data from Crunchbase, this would be the most significant single fundraising round to date by SpaceX.

Business • Innovation & Sustainability
Impossible Foods raises another $200 million in funding
Impossible Foods raises another $200 million in funding
Credit: Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods announced Thursday it has landed an additional $200 million in funding, to a total of $1.5 billion since its founding in 2011. The round was led by Coatue, a technology-focused hedge fund.

The company said it intends to use the funds to expand research and development programs, accelerate manufacturing, increase its retail presence, and develop the next-generation of plant-based products.

Science • Space
SpaceX raises $346 million a day before of debut astronaut mission
Crew Dragon
Crew Dragon Credit: NASA

SpaceX on Tuesday announced it raised an additional $346.2 million to its current round of financing, totalling $567 million. The closing of this round happens a day before the company launches two American astronauts to the International Space Station.

Valued at around $36 billion, SpaceX remains one of the most valuable non-listed companies in the world.