Out of all the famous CEO’s the name Elon Musk appeals to a man more than anyone else’s. Its not just for his breathtaking speeches or quotes but for the man he is. His ideals have improved the lives of millions around the Earth.
Elon Musk was born in South Africa in Transvaal Pretoria to Maye Musk and Errol Musk. His struggles with life began from childhood when he was physically tortured in school. He developed a penchant for computers at a very young age and went ahead to code the logic of a computer game. His strong cohesion with technology later grew into a passion and ultimately a profession.
Elon Musk is currently the CEO of three well renowned companies namely Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink. He is an engineer and an entrepreneur and is ranked within 100 in the Forbes list of powerful people. His brilliance began in the year 2001 and since then he has continuously stepped forward to counter the world’s problems.
- Mars Oasis
The project was initiated in the year 2001 when Musk wanted to explore space. He decided to set up a greenhouse on the planet Mars and therefore decided to build a rocket that would send the raw materials required for the greenhouse to Mars. It was later that he was humiliated by the Russian designers. Musk along with his friend faced rejection.
- Tesla Motors
Tesla was started in the year 2003 but due to financial setbacks stopped working for a few years. It was in 2008 when Musk joined the company as a CEO and Tesla Motors built a vehicle that would run on electricity. The vehicle was named Tesla Roadster. Since then Tesla has gone about delivering quality cars to its customers like the Model S Sedan.
- Solar City
Solar City was created in 2006 to provide solar energy to different states in the USA. It became one of the largest producers of solar energy and was later taken by Tesla. At the present moment it works as a subsidiary for Tesla. To be precise the main motive behind the creation of Tesla and Solar City was to prevent global warming.
Words of Advice
If you’re planning to start your new start up and looking for funding Elon Musk is probably the man who can provide you with funding. He believes that in order to venture out on a particular project it is essential to note the advantages and disadvantages.