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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.

Career

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; and co-founder of Zip2 Corporation.

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.

Education

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

Timeline

February 2, 2021
Elon Musk states that brain-chip startup Neuralink could test on humans this year.
February 1, 2021
Elon Musk says that Neuralink—his brain-computer-interface company—could be launching human trials by the end of 2021.
July 14, 2017
Elon Musk launches the 'X.com' website he bought back from PayPal.
2017
Elon Musk launches Neuralink, with the goal of direct communication between the human brain and machines.
June 28, 1971
Elon Musk was born in Pretoria.

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Further reading

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Elon Musk Biography

The Biography.com website

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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

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News

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Harry Robertson
May 15, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Companies were increasingly adopting bitcoin. But things could change after Elon Musk harshly criticized the cryptocurrency's environmental impact.
Harry Robertson
May 15, 2021
Business Insider
Companies were increasingly adopting bitcoin. But things could change after Elon Musk harshly criticized the cryptocurrency's environmental impact.
Dylan Donnelly
May 14, 2021
Express.co.uk
ELON MUSK has been blasted by a crypto exchange founder for his 'counterproductive' suspension of Bitcoin payments for Tesla vehicles.
Liam Doyle
May 14, 2021
Express.co.uk
ELON MUSK has announced Tesla will halt Bitcoin transactions, citing the cryptocurrency's effects on the environment. Experts have pinpointed several disadvantages of the token and indicate uncertainty for its 'immediate' future.
May 14, 2021
The Economic Times
The celebrity CEO, who boasts more than 54 million Twitter followers and has a devoted constituency on Reddit, has whipsawed the cryptocurrency market and sent some stocks soaring this year with a series of tweets and business announcements.
May 14, 2021
The Economic Times
The celebrity CEO, who boasts more than 54 million Twitter followers and has a devoted constituency on Reddit, has whipsawed the cryptocurrency market and sent some stocks soaring this year with a series of tweets and business announcements.
May 14, 2021
The Economic Times
After Musk tweeted on Thursday that he is working with Dogecoin developers to "improve system transaction efficiency," the Shiba-Inu-themed token with no practical uses surged from about 43 cents to 51 cents in a matter of minutes.
Katie Canales
May 14, 2021
Business Insider
Jackson Palmer said Elon Musk "is and will always be a self-absorbed grifter" after the Tesla CEO said bitcoin's energy use is "insane."
Yakob Peterseil | Bloomberg
May 14, 2021
@bsindia
Bitcoin fluctuated on Friday, and was trading at around $50,500 as of 6 am in New York
Allana Akhtar
May 14, 2021
Business Insider
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's net worth dropped by $10 billion over the last month, but remained consistent ahead of his SNL hosting gig on May 8.
Harry Robertson
May 14, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
It was a bad week for bitcoin, with Elon Musk criticizing its energy use and regulators increasing their scrutiny.
Callum Hoare
May 14, 2021
Express.co.uk
ELON MUSK has been slammed by crypto experts for his 'Doge-for-Tesla' tease, with one telling Express.co.uk it could mark 'the start of the end of Bitcoin'.
Matt Atherton
May 14, 2021
Express.co.uk
DOGECOIN price skyrocketed on Friday morning, with the cryptocurrency nearing it's all-time high value following the price rise. Dogecoin's latest value increase came after Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk tweeted he was working with the crypto's developers.
Alex Coop
May 14, 2021
IT Business
Tesla pausing Bitcoin payments wipes $366 billion from its value, eBay starts selling NFTs, and Wattpad plans to add 100 jobs in Canada. It's all the tech news that's got people buzzing right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It's Friday, May 14 and I'm your host Alex Coop. Ethereum's Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Donates Over $1...
Bloomberg
May 14, 2021
@bsindia
Dogecoin wasnt the only canine-themed coin to take a tumble.
Zee News
May 14, 2021
Zee News
There's no doubt that Elon Musk has a great influence over cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin.
Aditya Saroha
May 14, 2021
The Hindu
Under the deal, SpaceX will install Starlink ground stations at Google data centres that connect to Starlink satellites, with an aim to enable high-speed broadband internet via Google Cloud.
Sophie Kiderlin
May 14, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Elon Musk said he was working with dogecoin developers after Tesla suspended bitcoin payments over environmental concerns, sending dogecoin higher.
May 14, 2021
The Economic Times
Even for a market thats famous for its wild volatility and gimmicks, the past weeks cryptocurrency news set new records for jaw-droppers.
Iain Thomson
May 14, 2021
go.theregister.com
It's Space Race 2 for Russia and America
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