• The air taxi market prepares to take flight

    11 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Twelve years ago, Joby Aviation consisted of a team of seven engineers working out of founder JoeBen Bevirt's ranch in the Santa Cruz mountains. Today, the startup has swelled to 800 people and a $6.6 billion valuation, ranking itself as the highest-valued electric vertical take-off and landing company in the industry.
    As in any disruptive industry, the forecast may be cloudier than the rosy picture painted by passionate founders and investors.
    It's not the only air taxi company to reach unicorn status. The field is now dotted with new or soon-to-be publicly traded companies courtesy of...
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