Space SPAC brings in $287.5M with former Blue Origin exec as CEO

Space industry executive Rob Meyerson speaks at the 2016 International Symposium on Personal and Commercial Spaceflight in New Mexico. (ISPCS via YouTube) A blank-check company that has former Blue Origin President Rob Meyerson as its CEO has completed a $287.5 million initial public offering, furthering its plans to link up with ventures focusing on space, … Read more

Ford CEO offers Dwayne Johnson ride in Lightning with Schwarzenegger

Hollywood superstar Dwayne Johnson offered up a heaping spoonful of love for Ford Motor Co. and its CEO Jim Farley in response to news that the automaker is jacking up production goals for the all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup. The two men took to Twitter to talk trucks on Tuesday. Farley tweeted to his 94,800 followers, “In Sept., … Read more

Join CEO of Virgin Orbit in Fireside Chat Wednesday at 2PM ET

IPO Edge and the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association will host a fireside chat with the CEO of Virgin Orbit, LLC on Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 2pm ET to discuss the company’s space launch offerings, technology and related advantages, massive TAM opportunity, and the pending business combination with NextGen Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: NGCA). The … Read more

Beijing recognizes that variant complicates the Olympics, warning from Moderna CEO

A notice regarding Covid-19 security measures next to closed doors in a departure hall at Narita International Airport, on the first day of the border closures to prevent the spread of the novel variant of the Omicron coronavirus, to the is from Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 30. KIM KYUNG-HOON / REUTERS In the aftermath of the … Read more

Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter CEO

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey at a conference in Miami, Florida in June 2021. MARCO BELLO / AFP The co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, resigned from his post of general manager of the social network, we learned, Monday, November 29, confirming information from the American channel CNBC. “I’m not sure anyone has heard of … Read more

These work tips are provided by Pia Marten, CEO of the cannabis startup Cannovum

“Taking a step back is not as bad as it sometimes feels and has nothing to do with failure,” says Pia Marten, who had to overcome many hurdles with her startup Cannovum. Cannovum She brought Germany’s first medical cannabis company to the stock exchange: Pia Marten is co-founder and managing director of Cannovum. Your startup … Read more

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Says Becoming an Interstellar Is The ‘Greatest Filter’ For Humans; What Does It Mean?

SpaceX has made significant progress toward its ambitious goal of conquering Mars. This is due to the Falcon 9 rocket’s success in launching NASA’s DART, the world’s first planetary defense mission. This achievement, according to Elon Musk, will help them break past the “Great Filter.” (Photo: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures … Read more

LakePoint Sports Announces Mark O’Brien as New President and CEO

EMERSON, Ga., April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — LakePoint Sports, the nation’s premier youth travel sports destination located in the Metro Atlanta area, announced today it has named Mark O’Brien as its new president and CEO. O’Brien, who recently served as president of Mizuno USA and chairman of Mizuno Canada, brings a wealth of sports and … Read more

Richard Fain leaves his position as CEO

Richard Fain Thirty-three years after his appointment as CEO, Richard Fain leaves the role of CEO of the Royal Caribbean group. This was announced this morning by the same company, underlining how the decision will become effective starting from next January 3. Current chief financial officer, Jason Liberty, will succeed Fain as CEO and he … Read more