Prosperity Outer Space. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com.
05-03-2016 (Photo: #SpaceVR, the world’s first platform for creating cinematic, live, virtual space tourism, announced today it has raised a $1.25 million seed financing round. http://www.spacevr.co/#spacevr) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Prosperity Outer Space. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com. “The competition heats up: Three stories today about investors putting money into different space related business ventures are worth consolidating into one post, as they all indicate the same thing. ▪ #SES to Take Control of #O3bNetworks ▪ #World View lands $15 million Series B to bring new stratosphere-flying platform to life ▪ SpaceVR Raises $1.25 Million Seed Round, Led by Shanda Group, to Launch Virtual Reality Camera Satellites into Space “The first story involves a takeover by SES of the O3b satellite constellation that provides internet service globally. They already have 12 satellites in orbit, and have plans to launch 8 more by 2019. A partial list of their customers (Digicel Pacific, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, American Samoa Telecom, Speedcast, Rignet, Bharti International (Airtel), Timor Telecom, CNT Ecuador, Entel Chile and NOAA) illustrates the solidity of the company’s success, which is also why SES is spending $20 million to own it….”