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Here’s why Joby Aviation founder believes he can make his childhood dreams take flight

By Cromwell SchubarthSilicon Valley Business Journal April 19, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: JoeBen Bevirt is the founder and CEO of Santa..

April 19, 2021

Popular Science: Joby’s electric aircraft inches us closer to a future full of flying taxis

By Rob Verger Popular Science April 6, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Joby Aviation has been working on an aircraft that should sound like “the wind in the..

April 8, 2021

LinkedIn, Zynga founders to take Joby Aviation public in $6.6B SPAC deal

By Cromwell SchubarthSilicon Valley Business Journal February 24, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: For more, read Joby Aviation to List on..

February 24, 2021

LinkedIn, Zynga founders file for new $850M SPAC amid reported merger talks with Joby Aviation, Hippo

[Editor’s note: Because the Joby news is breaking as we’re preparing this week’s email digest, we’re sharing three Joby-related..

February 11, 2021

Joby Aviation Generates First Revenue, Takes Key Step Towards Certifying Aircraft

(Source: Business Wire) February 9, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA “The Agility Prime and Joby partnership is now on an accelerated path to identify the..

February 11, 2021

Air taxi start-up Joby Aviation explores deal to go public

By Joshua Franklin, Anirban SenReuters January 22, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Electric passenger aircraft developer Joby Aero Inc is exploring a deal to go..

January 22, 2021

Uber sells air taxi business Elevate to Joby Aviation

By Phil LeBeau CNBC December 10, 2020 — Santa Cruz and San Francisco, CA (Photo: Joby air taxi eVTOL demonstrator. After more than six years of secret..

December 10, 2020

Uber in talks to sell air taxi business to Joby Aviation

By Dan Primack and Kia KokalitchevaAxios December 2, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Uber is in advanced talks to sell its Uber Elevate unit to Joby Aviation,..

December 2, 2020

Joby Unveils eVTOL Design Details And Certification Plans

By Aviation Week Network September 30, 2020 — Marina, CA (Photo above: After more than six years of secret development, Joby Aviation lifts the lid on..

October 1, 2020

Where did the Joby Generation 2 eVTOL go?

By Kenneth I. SwartzeVTOL July 23, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: A graphic of the Joby S4, which was shared at the Vertical Flight Society’s second..

July 24, 2020

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