Press Release March 14, 2022

Hermeus Raises $100 Million Series B Led by Sam Altman

The Technology team advised Sam Altman as the lead investor in Hermeus’ $100 million Series B financing round.

Sam Altman is the CEO of OpenAI and the former president of Y Combinator. 

Hermeus is a technology company developing hypersonic aircraft to connect the world faster than ever before. Hermeus was founded in 2018 to transform the global transportation network. Hermeus is developing Mach 5 aircraft to bring much needed innovation to commercial flight. Hermeus is also partnering with government agencies including the US Air Force and NASA.

New investors Founder's Fund and In-Q-Tel (the strategic investor to U.S. Intelligence agencies and its allies) also participated in the round alongside existing investors Khosla Ventures, Canaan Partners, Bling Capital, and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest.

The Goodwin team was led by Andrew Sparks and Carson Williams.

For more details, read the press release.