World Business Watch: Air taxi startup Volocopter eyes fresh funding, SPAC an option

German air taxi startup Volocopter is planning to raise fresh funds from the investors adding that deal to go public via a special purpose acquisition company was one option on the table. Volocopter this month tapped investors led by U.S. asset manager Blackrock for $239 million in backing as it seeks certification for its battery-powered flying taxi.