Tech Company Financing Transactions

Rocket Lab Funding Round

Future Fund, Accident Compensation Corporation of New Zealand and Bessemer Venture Partners joined a $140 million Series E funding round for Rocket Lab. The financing was recorded on 11/16/2018.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series E
Proceeds Purpose
This funding also enables the continued aggressive scale-up of Electron production to support our targeted weekly flight rate. It will also see us build additional launch pads and begin work on three major new R&D programs.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
14520 Delta Ln. 101
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Email Address
Rocket Lab is redefining how we access space. Meet Electron, our revolutionary launch system designed to liberate the emerging small satellite market. Small, fast and agile, Electron can rapidly deliver small satellites to commercial orbits at world-first price and frequency. Space is now open for business.
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Chief Executive Officer
Peter Beck
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Chief Financial Officer
Adam Spice
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Vice President
Shaun D'Mello
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Vice President
Lachlan Matchett
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Shane Fleming
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VP - Operations
Shaun O'Donnell
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