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SpaceX's Tender Offer and AI in Hollywood | Bloomberg Technology

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SpaceX's Tender Offer and AI in Hollywood | Bloomberg Technology

Bloomberg Technology Begins (00:00:00)

  • SpaceX is considering a tender offer that would value the company at $200 billion, allowing employees and early investors to sell shares at a premium.
  • SpaceX's dominance in the launch market and its collaboration with NASA have made it an attractive investment opportunity.
  • The tender offer is not intended to raise capital but to provide liquidity for employees and early investors.
  • Starship test number four is scheduled for June 5th, with the goal of developing a reusable spacecraft for missions to Mars.
  • X AI, an artificial intelligence company, is set to complete a funding round valuing the company at over $24 billion.
  • SpaceX is close to reaching its $6.5 billion fundraising goal, with the latest influx of cash bringing the total amount raised to several billion.

Cameron Adams, Canva Co-Founder (00:08:55)

  • Canva introduced a significant redesign, enhancing its user interface and launching Canva Enterprise for large organizations.
  • SpaceX's Starship test is scheduled for June 5th, having achieved orbital velocity during the March test.
  • TikTok lowered its affiliate program threshold from 5,000 to 1,000 followers, enabling more content creators to monetize their content.
  • OpenAI released past employees from a non-disparagement clause tied to equity awards, addressing concerns raised by workers.
  • AI video models are gaining traction in Hollywood, leading to discussions between large language models and film and television studios.
  • Intuit's shares dropped due to the loss of one million free TurboTax customers, facing challenges from free alternatives and the convenience of human tax preparers.
  • Canva expressed disinterest in being acquired, limiting potential buyers to a small group of companies like Microsoft or Adobe.
  • Alibaba sold a record $4.5 billion of convertible bonds, drawing attention to the financial status of the company and its subsidiaries.
  • The Nasdaq 100 reached a record high, driven by Nvidia's strong earnings, and is on track for its fifth straight week of gains.
  • Crypto markets experienced volatility, with Bitcoin trading over $68,000 after the approval of spot Ether ETFs and significant inflows into the ETFs.
  • Ethereum outperformed Bitcoin in terms of percentage increase this year, benefiting from its wider range of use cases and being more native to the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
  • Coinbase surged following the launch of cryptocurrency ETFs, capitalizing on increased activity in cryptocurrency trading markets and favorable comparisons to other ETFs.

Kavita Gupta, Delta Blockchain Fund CEO (00:27:15)

  • Ethereum (ETH) is often referred to as "digital oil" due to its role as the underlying technology for various products and services, similar to how oil powers traditional industries.
  • The recent price surge in ETH may be attributed to the anticipation of a spot Bitcoin ETF approval, leading to increased interest in cryptocurrencies.
  • Unlike Bitcoin, ETH has not yet reached its all-time high price, and its growth may be influenced by factors such as liquidity crunch in traditional markets and global circumstances.
  • Ethereum's widespread commercial use is driven by its reliability, security, and large global community.
  • The decentralized nature of Ethereum and its proven track record make it an ideal platform for building and developing various applications and services.

Ritu Narayan, Zum CEO and Founder (00:32:30)

  • Zum, a Silicon Valley startup, will provide Oakland School District with 74 electric buses, making it the first major U.S. school district with an all-electric bus fleet.
  • The electric buses will also supply 2.1 gigawatt hours of electricity back to the grid when not in use, enough to power 300-400 homes.
  • Zum operates in 14 states and serves over 4,000 school districts nationwide, and plans to expand nationally.
  • Electric school buses are still two to three times more expensive than diesel buses, but Zum has been able to reduce costs through federal and state grants.
  • Electric school buses have large batteries that can store significant amounts of energy, making them a potential resource for grid balancing and energy storage.
  • India's largest drug companies are eyeing the U.S. markets.
  • Ankit Mehta, the cofounder and CEO of IdeaForge Technology, has been assembling drones for two decades.

Michael Wolf, ResortPass CEO (00:40:20)

  • ResortPass is a digital marketplace that allows users to book daycations at luxury hotels and resorts without overnight stays.
  • The company has partnered with major hotel chains like Hilton, Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, and Hyatt, sending over 3 million people to hotels.
  • ResortPass uses its technology for check-ins, inventory management, pricing, and competitive data analysis.
  • Daycations are particularly popular during holiday weekends, helping hotels generate revenue by monetizing amenities to local guests.
  • This was the final episode of "Bloomberg Technology" for the week, with NVIDIA being the main focus of discussions.
  • The podcast is available on Apple, Spotify, iHeart, and all Bloomberg platforms.

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