Category: Becomes

Velodyne becomes latest tech company to go public using a SPAC, eschewing the traditional IPO path
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Velodyne becomes latest tech company to go public using a SPAC, eschewing the traditional IPO path

Velodyne Lidar, the leading supplier of a sensor widely considered critical to the commercial deployment of autonomous vehicles, said Thursday it has struck a deal to merge with special-purpose acquisition company Graf Industrial Corp., with a market value of $1.8 billion. The company said it was able to raise $150 million in private investment in…

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Pilot Becomes First Woman to Fly F-35 Fighter Jet for Marine Corps
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Pilot Becomes First Woman to Fly F-35 Fighter Jet for Marine Corps

A female commercial helicopter pilot has become the first woman to fly the F-35 fighter jet for the U.S. Marine Corps. The Marine Corps announced last week that Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, a native of Boise, Idaho, had completed her training program in June. Satz trained for four years at bases in Florida, Texas, and…

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