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The Boring Company

The Boring Company

An infrastructure and tunneling company founded by Elon Musk in 2016 aiming to facilitate underground transportation network.

The Boring Company aims to build underground transportation network to address road congestion. It is an infrastructure and tunnel construction company. It uses Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) in digging tunnels.

The Hawthorne City Council approved the company's plan to build the first Hyperloop tunnel in the city. It had constructed a shaft and entrance at the old parking lot of SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, Los Angeles. It targets to build a tunnel from Hawthorne extending to the Los Angeles International Airport.

It has also permitted to build an electric-sled dual tunnel in Baltimore , Maryland to Washington DC. Its total length is 35 miles, from Penn Station in Baltimore to Washington Union Station. It is bidding to build high-speed rail transit system of Chicago, from downtown Chicago to the O’Hare Airport.

Elon Musk founded the Boring Company in December 2016 in Hawthorne, California.

raised $112.5 million in equity


April 21, 2022
The Boring Company raises a $675,000,000 series C round from 8VC, Craft Ventures, DFJ Growth, Founders Fund, Sequoia Capital, Valor Equity Partners and Vy Capital.
July 26, 2019
Boring Co raises about $117 million in equity round of funding.
April 2018
The Boring Company raises $112.5 million in equity round of funding.

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The Boring Company | Tunnels

28 April 2017


Steve Gorman
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The Boring Company, Elon Musk's underground transit venture, planned an unveiling of its first tunnel on Tuesday, two years after the billionaire entrepreneur complained about Los Angeles traffic and vowed to "just start digging" as a remedy.


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