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Joby Aviation’s JoeBen Bevirt and Reid Hoffman to talk about building a startup, the future of flight and SPACs

Joby is just getting started. The company plans to use capital generated via its public listing to fund the launch of passenger service, which is expected to begin in 2024. And Joby still must complete certification of its aircraft and develop manufacturing facilities, but it is already on its way to achieving both. The company is also planning to begin construction on a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, designed in conjunction with Toyota, later this year.
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CNBC Transcript: Greylock Partners Reid Hoffman and Sarah Guo Speak with CNBC’s Jon Fortt Live During CNBC’s @Work Summit Today

WHERE: CNBC's @Work Summit: Building a Resilient Future. Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC interview with Greylock Partners Reid Hoffman and Sarah Guo at CNBC's @Work Summit, which took place today, Tuesday, March 30th. Video from the interview will be available at https://www.cnbc.com/work/. All references must be sourced...
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How to Think Like an Entrepreneur, According to Reid Hoffman

This story appears in the March 2021 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe ». I often say that starting a company is like jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the way down. It’s a vivid metaphor that contains a lot of truths. First, you’ll need courage and optimism. You have to believe you can pull it off. Next, you’ll need ingenuity. Assembling a plane takes talent and skill, even under calm circumstances. In the chaotic rush of a death-­defying plunge, you need agility. You need to react quickly. You need to be calm under pressure. You need to find the plunge exhilarating.
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Flying taxi startup Joby Aviation plans NYSE debut with help from Reid Hoffman

It feels like we’ve been hearing about our brave new future of flying taxis forever. Experts insist the skies will be filled with them soon enough, but for now, one of the biggest hurdles is noise pollution. Urban dwellers who have to deal with the obnoxious sound of noisy air traffic on a regular basis will not exactly be thrilled with the idea of hearing thousands of helicopters in the air.