Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a serial entrepreneur known for creating high-tech, science fiction inspired ventures.

Elon Musk is a South African-born and Canadian American citizen entrepreneur, businessman, inventor and engineer.

He is the co-founder and CEO of SpaceX, co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc., co-chairman of OpenAI, founder and CEO of Neuralink, founder of The Boring Company, co-founder and former chairman of SolarCity, co-founder of Zip2 Corporation.

He was accepted at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, for undergraduate study in 1989. In 1992, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania and took Bachelor of Science in Physics and Bachelor of Science in Economics from Wharton School of Business and PhD in Applied Physics and Materials Science at Stanford University in 1999.

Elon Musk left his PhD program to pursue his entrepreneurial aspirations in the field of science, technology, internet, renewable energy and outer space.

In 1998, he founded X.com, known today as PayPal with Peter Thiel, Max Levchin, Ken Howery, Luke Nosek and Yu Pan. They sold PayPal to Ebay in 2002.

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Elon Musk Biography

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The Atlantic Meets the Pacific: Exploring the Mind of an Entrepreneur - Elon Musk & James Fallows

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Devon Pendleton | Bloomberg
January 22, 2021
@bsindia
Musk, 49, is a philanthropy neophyte compared with those he just leapfrogged on the Bloomberg ranking of the worlds 500 wealthiest people
Kirsten Korosec
January 22, 2021
TechCrunch
Elon Musk said Thursday via a tweet that he will donate $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon capture technology. Musk, who recently surpassed Amazon's Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, didn't provide any more details except to add in an accompanying tweet the "details will come next week." It's unclear [...]
Tyler Sonnemaker
January 22, 2021
Business Insider
Musk recently asked for ideas on where to donate his wealth -- of which he has promised to give away half but has barely made a dent so far.
Alissa Walker
January 21, 2021
Curbed
Elon Musk's Boring Company says it's working with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez to dig a series of tunnels for cars under a city facing a dire future of sea level rise -- an announcement that's puzzling geologists.
Mark Matousek
January 21, 2021
Business Insider
If you interview with Rivian or Tesla, they might use this strategy to determine whether you stand out from other job candidates.
Martin Zwilling
January 20, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Alexei Oreskovic
January 20, 2021
Business Insider
This week's Insider Tech newsletter takes a look at how the industry has changed in the past four years, and how remarkably similar it all remains.
Isobel Asher Hamilton
January 20, 2021
Business Insider
The Not-A-Flamethrower has turned up in at least three police weapon seizures since July last year, per a new report from TechCrunch.
Kirsten Korosec
January 19, 2021
TechCrunch
After two days locked up in an Italian prison, American Max Craddock was finally able to make his case to a judge. "It's not a weapon of war," his lawyer told the investigating magistrate. "It's a toy they sell to children." Craddock had been arrested in the Sardinian port city of Olbia in June 2018 [...]
Kristen Lee
January 19, 2021
Business Insider
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is known for addressing customer concerns on his Twitter account, but Tesla's hiring someone to take a bit of that responsibility.
DNA Web Team
January 19, 2021
DNA India
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said THIS to game developer who sent him same tweet for 22 weeks - Lyubomir Vladimirov, an independent game developer, had promised to publish the same tweet everyday for 365 days till he got Musk's attention.
DNA Web Team
January 18, 2021
DNA India
Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch first Starlink satellites of 2021 on Tuesday - It will be the first Starlink launch for the year and second launch for Elon Musk's spaceflight company in 2021.
Rahul Gossain
January 18, 2021
@bsindia
It is time we reimagined management education in a way that students build an understanding of AI, its usage and application in business, all the while honing their soft skills
Tim Levin
January 16, 2021
Business Insider
Tesla came up short on rolling out a fleet of robotaxis, but nailed its plans to release the Model Y and deliver half a million vehicles.
Eric Berger
January 15, 2021
Ars Technica
"AR1 is the ideal engine for many possible solutions."
Morgan McFall-Johnsen
January 15, 2021
Business Insider
The first time SpaceX attempted such an ambitious Starship flight, the 16-story vehicle exploded. A month later, Elon Musk's company is trying again.
David Chau
January 15, 2021
www.abc.net.au
The world's most popular messaging app, WhatsApp, is being abandoned by users across the world for its "take it or leave it" privacy policy, which forces them to share personal information with Facebook.
Matthew Fox
January 13, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Musk's tweet, which has racked up more than 420,000 likes as of Wednesday morning, features the Idolmaster character Sachiko Koshimizu.
IANS
January 13, 2021
@bsindia
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has donated $5 million to e-learning platform Khan Academy
Bloomberg
January 12, 2021
@bsindia
That was enough to push Signals rally over 5,100% in three trading days
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