The American satellite company Kymeta announced the attraction of $ 85.2 million in the last round of financing. The round was led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who invested $ 78.5 million in the startup.
Kymeta develops and manufactures high-speed satellite systems and antennas. The main product of the company is a flat satellite antenna with electronic control. The startup creates small devices capable of receiving a signal from anywhere in the world. The latest development of Kymeta – terminal u8, able to communicate with different satellites – from ViaSat to much closer and small satellites such as Starlink by SpaceX, which are located in low Earth orbit. The device is planned to be released by the end of the year.
The startup has attracted funding as the company seeks to increase production and sales of its products. “After all, the problem our customers want to solve is a highly reliable broadband service,” said Kymeta CEO Doug Hutcheson.
Since its inception in 2012, Kymeta has raised about $ 300 million in total funding. Among its investors – company Lux Capital, Intelsat and Liberty Global. Kymeta now has about 200 employees. The company expects that their number will grow steadily next year.
The coronavirus epidemic in the world will intensify by the end of this year due to the seasonality of the infection, but in early 2021 the situation will improve. This opinion was expressed by the head of Microsoft Bill Gates at the virtual conference GeekWire Summit. This was reported by Inc. “The good news is […]
Created by Bill Gates, Microsoft third time topped the annual ranking of the 100 most responsible US corporations. This was announced by Forbes on Wednesday, October 14. Also in the top five of the updated list, in addition to Microsoft, included only technological giants – NVIDIA, Apple, Intel Alphabet. “Forbes compiled the rating together with […]
The American information technology giant of Microsoft intends to buy the creator and developer of games ZeniMax Media for $ 7.5 billion. “On Monday, Microsoft announced plans to acquire ZeniMax Media, parent company for Bethesda Softworks, one of the world’s largest private developers and game publishers … Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will […]
After a sensational debut Snowflake on the NYSE on Wednesday, shares of the cloud storage and processing company are expected to fall ahead of trading on Thursday. Shares of Snowflake fell to 4.3%. Snowflake brought 28 million shares to the public market to raise $ 3.36 billion during the largest software IPO in history. Shares […]
The American corporation Microsoft has received permission from the New Zealand Department of Foreign Investment to build data centers in Auckland. This is stated in a statement issued by the agency on Wednesday. “New Zealand subsidiaries of Microsoft Corporation received management’s approval of foreign investments to purchase business assets, including various land, to further creation […]
Microsoft`s shares fell slightly on Monday before the opening of trading due to the news of the failure the deal of buying the popular application TikTok in Chinese ByteDance. Through the support of the deal by President Donald Trump, Shares of Oracle, which is considered №1 candidate of buying TikTok increased by 10% before the […]
During trading on Thursday, Apple’s market of the capitalization fell by 8%, which means a loss of almost $ 180 billion. This is a record daily cost reduction for any company in the history of the American market. However, Apple’s capitalization still significantly exceeds of $ 2 trillion. Excluding 2020, the previous anti-record was set […]
American Walmart announced its decision to join Microsoft and to participate together in the struggle for the acquisition of Chinese business TikTok in USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. “The way, how TikTok has integrated e-commerce and advertising capabilities in other markets, will be a clear advantage for creators and users in the particular markets,” […]
KSG Agro agroindustrial company (Dnipropetrovsk region) initiates the restructuring of debt in the amount of $ 20 million. The company offers compensation to creditors in the amount of 1% of each of the outstanding principal. This was said in a statement of the company. In particular, the Board of Directors announced that the company has […]Next
The stevedoring company “Brooklyn-Kiev” is going to invest $ 200 million in the construction of a grain terminal in the port of Ilyichivsk. This is stated in the message of the seaport. “Brooklyn-Kyiv” emphasizes that the company comes into the port of Illichivsk not only with the investments, but also with its know-how in the […]Next
Mondelis Ukraine company (Kraft Foods Inc.) has invested $ 9 million in the purchase of new technical equipment for Trostiyanetska chocolate factory and started export of its products in 12 EU countries. The company also plans to increase the quantitative measure of the supply on the European market and in the countries of the Arabian […]Next
TUI will receive another 1.2 billion euros in state aid in connection with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the press service of the travel concern said. “The € 1.2 billion stabilization package strengthens the group’s position, providing sufficient liquidity in an unstable market environment. This applies to both the tourist season of the winter […]Next
The opening of the plant of the Fujikura company in Ukraine should be a strong signal to all investors willing to believe in our country. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wrote about this in his Twitter after the opening of the new plant of Fujikura in village Pidryasne near Lviv. “You will not find […]Next
According to Interfax-Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) intends to begin the cooperation with Ukrainian State Enterprise of Posts “Ukrposhta” in the corporative enterprise management. It will also consider the enterprise investment possibility in the future. Sevki Akuner, the director of EBRD in Ukraine said: We have been working with USEP Ukrposhta […]Next
According to Segodnya.ua, EX.UA has declared the domain sale for 1 million dollars in connection with the termination of work since 1st of December 2016. There is reported on the website: “We notify that the most expensive UANET domain is sold. The EX.UA domain price is 1 million dollars. 100% of proceeds will be spent for […]Next
In the structure of total turnover in 2015 was dominated transshipment of grain crops – 55.3% (2.32 million tons). Total the terminal transshipped 4.2 million tons. Marine Terminal “Nika-Tera” handled 236 ships in 2015, overloaded 4.2 million tons of cargo, – reported AgroTimes. “The volume that we had planned to port transshipment in 2015, carried […]Next
Today 11 July Ukraine and Canada signed an agreement about establishment a free zone. During the signing were attended the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Tryudou. Ukrainian MP Stepan Kubiv wrote on his page on facebook, it is a very important document for Ukraine. He will bring the relations […]Next
The “Auchan” network won a lawsuit against the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in the case of cartel retailers. In April 2015 the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine made a decision on the most massive and scandalous case in the food retail market – the cartel of 14 retailers, which, according to the AMC, has led to […]Next
The Antimonopoly Committee drew the line under the proceedings between the Ukrainian “daughter” of the German firm Rehau and its namesake – the Kyiv production company Rehau. Both work in the window market under the Rehau brand. By the decision of the AMCU the Rehau production company is obliged within a month to abandon from […]Next
The Danish company will combine its assets in Ukraine and Russia. It is reported by “ProAgro”. Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMC) gave the permission for the merger of Ukraine-Agro A / S and the Russian Pig Meat A / S (both – Holstebro, the Kingdom of Denmark). According to the resolution of the Antimonopoly Committee, […]Next
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn made a statement that he is ready to pay for the purchase of the American company of automotive components production Pep Boys – Manny Moe & Jack $ 900 million, that is about $ 16.5 per share. Such a proposal of Icahn will prevent global acquisition by Japanese corporation Bridgestone, which […]Next
Considering features of construction business of Ukraine, investors often come up against a situation when the builder isn’t able to fulfil properly the liabilities – whether it be a delay of the termination of a construction or “frost” of an object. As a rule, the majority of cases with liabilities execution suspension by the builder […]Next
Bank Arkada was declared insolvent due to a reduction in capital. The head of the National Bank Kyrylo Shevchenko spoke about the reasons for the bank’s withdrawal from the market on Wednesday, August 26. “The reason for withdrawing the bank from the market is to reduce the capital ratio to less than one third of […]Next
Shares of Dell Technologies rose after the company released results for the second quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended July 31 this year. Since the beginning of the year, shares of Dell Technologies have risen by about 21.5% compared to the growth of the S&P 500 by 7.85%. Dell reported a decrease in earnings per […]Next