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Virigin Galactic’s Shares Soar 200% So Far This Year – What’s Different About This

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Virgin Galactic stock has soared 160% so far in 2020, which shows the market’s confidence in the notion of space tourism. The company projects revenues of $600 million by 2023. If private space efforts literally ‘soar’ and projected revenues are met, all different types of verticals and areas of the tech sector will want to become part of the value chain.

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Retail-as-a-Service: Experiential Retailer b8ta Opens First International Store

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As experiential retailer b8ta opens its first international store, the retail-as-a-service provider continues to blaze new trails in the retail industry, at a time when that is some much-needed change. Describing themselves as “the next generation of retail” and focusing not only on discovery, but also on the building of infrastructure and tools to power that next generation of retail, I continue to watch what the b8ta team is doing with interest.

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Internet Satellites Continue to Crowd the Skies — SpaceX and OneWeb Lead the Way

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Internet satellites continue to crowd the skies, with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Richard Branson’s OneWeb leading the way. With early-stage space tech investments reported thus far at about $24 billion invested in 500 companies, this sector is beginning its boom. Specific to internet satellites, what does that mean for our skies? What is the FAA focused on as it relates to space tech? What are the overriding concerns for the space tech industry? Here’s what we think is ahead.