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On the Money: From Rocket Lab's new millionaires club to Graeme Hart's 'Zuckerberg' boat, and more

Victoria Young
Sat, 06 Mar 2021

Rocket Lab's Peter Beck isn't a fan of flying.
Victoria Young
Sat, 06 Mar 2021
Welcome to On the Money, our weekly column on money and the people making it.Who wants to be a space millionaire? As Rocket Lab prepares to shoot off into the stratosphere of financial markets with a Nasdaq listing, its top executives will get a nice little sweetener.  All eyes have been on the US$4.1 billion valuation of the backdoor listing via the Vector Capital cashbox, which is all well and dandy when totting up your unrealised wealth while you wait for the lock-up period to end (it’s six months by the way). But t...

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