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Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation is a Santa Cruz, California-based developer of electric-powered personal aircraft.

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December 8, 2020
Joby Aviation agrees to acquire Uber's flying-car unit -- Uber Elevate -- for an undisclosed sum.
January 2020
Joby Aviation raises a $590,000,000 series C round from Baillie Gifford, Capricorn Investment Group, Intel Capital, JetBlue Technology Ventures, KTB Network, SPARX Capital Investments, Toyota and Uber.
February 1, 2018
Joby Aviation raises a $100,000,000 series B round.

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Gareth Halfacree
September 2, 2021
go.theregister.com
Duke University boffins figure out a way to boost the security of recognition networks
Katyanna Quach
September 2, 2021
go.theregister.com
Joby hopes to push its service live in 2024
Kirsten Korosec
August 16, 2021
TechCrunch
Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Two housekeeping slash teasers ... Stay tuned this week for a series of articles on Nuro reported by investigative science and tech reporter Mark Harris with assistance from [...]
Aria Alamalhodaei
August 11, 2021
TechCrunch
Joby Aviation is now public, twelve years after JoeBen Benvirt founded the company at his ranch in the Santa Cruz mountains. The air taxi developer began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday under the ticker symbol "JOBY," after completing a merger with special purpose acquisition company Reinvent Technology Partners. As of 10:00 [...]
Kirsten Korosec
August 2, 2021
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. In [...]
Aria Alamalhodaei
July 27, 2021
TechCrunch
Santa Cruz, California-based Joby Aviation has completed the longest test flight of an eVTOL to date, as its unnamed full-sized prototype aircraft concluded a trip of over 150 miles on a single charge, the company said Monday. The test was completed at Joby's Electric Flight Base in Big Sur, California earlier this month. It's the [...]
Kirsten Korosec
July 26, 2021
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every Sunday in your inbox. Hello frens and readers. Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point [...]
Kirsten Korosec
July 19, 2021
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Before [...]
June 13, 2021
The Indian Express
BlackFly is what is often called a flying car. Engineers and entrepreneurs like Leng have spent more than a decade nurturing this new breed of aircraft, electric vehicles that can take off and land without a runway.
Cade Metz and Erin Griffith
June 12, 2021
www.nytimes.com
Inside Silicon Valley's 10-year quest to make soaring above a crowded city street as easy as calling an Uber.
Aria Alamalhodaei
June 11, 2021
TechCrunch
Electric air mobility is gaining elevation. But there's going to be some turbulence ahead.
Kirsten Korosec
June 9, 2021
TechCrunch
While electric vertical take-off and landing passenger aircraft startup Joby Aviation is targeting North America for its initial commercial launch, founder and CEO JoeBen Bevirt expects the company to have an early presence in Asia and Europe as well. Bevirt, who joined the TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 on June 9, didn't give away the first [...]
Kirsten Korosec
June 7, 2021
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to [...]
Kirsten Korosec
June 4, 2021
TechCrunch
As Tesla sales have risen, interest in the company has exploded, prompting investment and interest in the automotive industry, as well as the startup world. Tezlab, a free app that's like a Fitbit for a Tesla vehicle, is just one example of the numerous startups that have sprung up in the past few years as [...]
Tim De Chant
June 3, 2021
Ars Technica
Both have the potential to alter air travel as we know it.
Aria Alamalhodaei
June 2, 2021
TechCrunch
Joby Aviation is partnering with one of the country's largest parking garage operators and a real estate acquisition company to build out its network of vertiports, with an initial focus on Los Angeles, Miami, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area, the company said Wednesday. The partnership with REFF Technology and Neighborhood Property Group [...]
Aria Alamalhodaei
May 31, 2021
TechCrunch
Thousands of electric vehicle charging stations will be built around the country over the next decade. ChargerHelp!, founded in January 2020 by Kameale C. Terry and Evette Ellis, wants to make sure they stay up and running. The idea for the on-demand repair app for EV charging stations came to Terry when she was working [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
May 29, 2021
TechCrunch
A venture capitalist once told me candidly that whenever you see the phrase "democratization" in tech marketing material, think of it as a red flag. Democracy, generally speaking, often comes with an ironic caveat: It disproportionately benefits white and male participants. Now, you know me well enough to know that I wouldn't start off your [...]
Research and Markets
May 21, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Global and China Flying Car Industry Report, 2020-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report analyses...
Kirsten Korosec
May 20, 2021
TechCrunch
A decade ago, Rimac Automobili was one-person startup in a garage. Today, the EV and technology company founded by Mate Rimac employs more than 1,000 people, has partnerships with Porsche and Hyundai Motor Group and is on track to launch its 1,914 hp, all-electric C_Two hypercar this year. If that weren't enough, Rimac also launched [...]
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