Elon Musk Success Story
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Elon Musk is one of the world-best and well recognized South African entrepreneurs. He is well-known for founding SpaceX and Tesla Motors. SpaceX is a landmark commercial spacecraft that was launched in 2012.
He is an American entrepreneur who also founded X.com in 1999 that later on known as PayPal. In the early 20's Elon Musk became multimillionaire while sold his company Zip2 to the division of "Compaq company".
Elon Musk was born on 28th June, 1971in Pretoria, South-Africa. In his childhood, he lost in the daydreams of becoming the best inventor.
When he was only 10 years old, his parents divorced. At that time, his ability enabled himself to develop computer hardware and software. He learned how to start programming. At 11, he sold his first software with the name of Blaster. Blaster was the gaming software developer in the near age of Musk.
He was introverted and bookish in his grade school. He was bullied till his 15 age so to defend himself, he learned wrestling and karate skills.
The mother's name of Musk was the Canadian Model named Maye Musk. She is considered one of the oldest stars in the campaign of Covergirl. To support her family, Musk's mother did five jobs at a time.
Musk's father Errol Musk is one of the wealthiest engineers. Musk's father Errol Musk is one of the wealthiest engineers of South Africa. But Musk lived with his sister Tosca and brother Kimbal in South Africa. When Musk was only 10, his parents divorced.
In 1989, when he was 17 years old, Musk went to Canada to get an education at Queens University.
In 1992, Musk left Canada and joined the University of Pennsylvania to study both physics and business. Here he graduated with both bachelors in economics and Physics.
He did his Ph.D. from Stanford University in California in Energy physics. He launched his first company in 1995 with the named Zip2.Co. He became Citizen of the United State of America in 2002.
Musk founded many companies. Some of them are:
a) Zip2 Corporation
The Zip2.co was established in 1995 and it was the first corporation that launched by him with his brother.
In 1999, Kimbal and Elon Musk sell Zip2 and used the money to found X.com. This is an online financial company that is now well-recognized by the name of Paypal. The company earned first billion in October 2002. The company was later acquired by eBay for "$1.5 billion". Before the sale, he owned 11% of Paypal stock.
In 2002, Musk founded another company "Space Exploration Technologies Corporation". Nasa awarded SpaceX as the best company and also a contract to handle cargo transport for an international space station.
"I operate on the physics approach to analysis. You boil things down to the first principles or fundamental truths in a particular area and then you reason up from there."
"The first step is to establish that something is possible, then probability will occur,"