Billionaire investor Ron Baron goes long on SpaceX, predicts $500 billion valuation by 2030

  • Billionaire mutual fund founder Ron Baron says SpaceX will be worth about $500 billion by 2030.
  • The firm is also exploring the potential of reusable rockets and satellite internet network.

Ron Baron predicts that SpaceX will become one of the fastest growing companies of recent times. He plans to invest long-term and predicts that by 2030 the company’s value could increase to about 500 billion US dollars, four times its value today.

A huge investment

In a recent development, SpaceX, the private company co-founded by tech magnate Elon Musk, is attracting noteworthy investments. Billionaire investor Ron Baron, Baron Capital chairman and CEO, expressed a bullish outlook on the company’s growth in a interview with CNBC. The investor, who has allocated 14% of his investment funds to SpaceX and Tesla, predicted that SpaceX could be valued at around $500 billion by 2030.

The company, currently valued at $150 billion in the private market, is pioneering the development of reusable rockets. This technology is crucial to Musk’s ambition to colonize Mars. Baron likens these reusable rockets to a “railroad to space,” which can be used over and over again, thereby drastically reducing the cost of space travel.

The firm is also exploring the potential of low earth orbital rockets and the establishment of a satellite internet network. SpaceX’s Starlink project, aiming to create a satellite internet network, is also a significant part of the company’s potential growth. The U.S. government, recognising the importance of universal internet access, is supportive of this initiative. The possibility of a SpaceX Starlink IPO in the next three to four years could further boost the company’s valuation.

Also read:SpaceX’s Starlink finally breaks even, Musk says

However, Baron also acknowledged the existing and potential challenges that SpaceX might face. The competition from other tech giants like Amazon, and countries like China, is substantial. Additionally, the company’s near-monopoly in space travel might attract regulatory scrutiny from the government.

Despite these hurdles, Baron remains optimistic about SpaceX’s future, citing its already significant achievements and unique capabilities in the space sector. He believes the company’s innovative approach and technological prowess will enable it to stay ahead of its competitors.

About baron

Baron is an asset management firm focused on delivering growth equity investment solutions. Founded in 1982, the company has become known for its long-term, fundamental, active approach to growth investing. It was founded as an equity research firm, and research has remained at the core of their business. Ron Baron and his capital hosted the 30th Annual Baron Investment Conference on November 10, 2023, discussing future investment plans and the latest investment trends. This month, he not only predicted that the value of SpaceX could reach about 500 billion US dollars by 2030, but also predicted that Tesla’s market value will increase sixfold in the next 10 years, reaching 4 trillion US dollars. Undoubtedly, he has a very positive attitude towards the future development of Musk’s company.


Coco Yao

Coco Yao was an intern reporter at BTW media covering artificial intelligence and media. She is studying broadcasting and hosting at the Communication School of Zhejiang.

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