World View Enterprises

Space Perspective raises $7M for its plan to ferry tourists to the edge of space

Space tourism startup Space Perspective has raised a new $7 million in seed funding from investors including Prime Movers Lab and Base Ventures. The company, founded by Jane Poynter and Taber MacCallu

Startup Space Perspective plans space tourist ‘cruises’ using stratospheric balloons, with test flight set for 2021

There’s a new company that wants to get into the commercial space tourism business — with a unique spin that involves non-traditional launch vehicles. Space Perspective, a new startup foun

World View’s sub-space high-altitude balloon lasts over two weeks aloft

World View is a company focused on alternative methods of doing some of the work traditionally handled by satellites — but just a bit closer to Earth. Its “Stratollites” are balloons

Announcing space speakers and startups featured at Disrupt SF

At Disrupt SF (September 5-7), TechCrunch is running two big stages and doubling the amount of programming compared to past years. The goal is to cover more of the ever-expanding startup ecosystem, in

Watch World View explain its unique approach to space business and tourism

World View’s new spaceport in Tucson, Arizona is focused on a unique task: Launching high altitude balloons that will take equipment, and eventually people, to the Earth’s stratosphere to

World View’s ‘stratollites’ and new spaceport aim to change the business of space

At World View's new headquarters in Tucson, Arizona, the paint is barely dry on a gleaming new structure located near the airport, and just down the road from defense contractor Raytheon. The facility

World View lands $15 million Series B to bring new stratosphere-flying platform to life

World View, the advanced high altitude balloon company, has raised a $15 million Series B led by Canaan Partners. The round also included investments from Norwest Venture Partners, Tencent, Moment Ven

Arizona Votes To Build Spaceport For Space Ballooning

The high altitude balloon company World View Enterprises reached an important milestone today, when Arizona’s Pima County voted to award them a $14.5 million deal to build a spaceport. Jane Poynter,