Startup that can build and launch a rocket in 30 days raises $12M

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Cocoa-based rocket company Vaya Space Inc. just took off with $12 million in new fundraising, CEO Kevin Lowdermilk told Orlando Inno.

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Why this story matters: Funding deals by technology companies can lead to high-wage job creation, the development of solutions that help other local businesses and company growth that diversifies the region’s economy.

Vaya Space this month closed a $12 million round, per a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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