Sunday, September 15, 2019

Elon Musk an Entrepreneur, Investor as well as Engineer | Famistan


Elon musk


     In every 100 years, there are only 4-5 people who have achieved so much in their life. But more than half of the world's population can never have an idea about how much they achieved ....!

       Yes, today we will talk about the most revolutionary man of the century...

       Elon Musk... Elon Rev Musk... The Futuristic... Far Sighted... Barrier Free Thinking... Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971 in Pretoria, Transvaalia, California, South Africa!

       Who is an Entrepreneur, Investor as well as Engineer !!

        His mother's name is Mei Musk, a Canadian model and dietitian . His father Errol Musk who was also a South African Pilot, sailor and electromechanical engineer!

        Elon holds South African, Canadian and American citizenship !! 
     In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the list of Forbes 'World's Most Powerful peoples!'

         Plus his total wealth is $ 19.4 billion, so according to Forbes he is also the 40th richest person in the world!

          From childhood, Elon was so affected of reading, that he read so many books at a young age, not even a graduate!
  
          When he was just 10 years old, he learned computer programming himself...  Not only learned, but even at that young age, he developed a great interest in computing with the Commodore VIC-20!

           at the age of 12, Yes.. at just 12 years of age, he created a game code in a BASIC (programming language) which he named Blaster ....

            Not just create but also sold that game for $ 500 to a magzine named PC and Office Technology !!

            In childhood, he were bullied by other children that once they dropped him from the stairs ..... Elon's head was hitten on road multiple times that he became unconscious and had to be taken to the hospital!

             Musk attended Waterkloof House Preparatory School and Bryanston High School before graduating from Pretoria Boys' High School.

             Knowing that it would be easy to move from Canada to the United States, he moved to Canada.

             Just before his 18th birthday, in June 1989, against his father's wishes, after obtaining a Canadian passport through his Canadian mother.


Zip 2 - 1995

 Musk and his brother Kinbal started this company with a small angel investor group from Panso.

 This is a web software company .... He created an Internet City Guide for the newspaper publishing industry ...
       Although Elon Musk wanted to be CEO, BOARD OF
        None of the members of DIRECTORS allowed this .....

 Later Compaq bought the company for US $ 307 .... 7% share of musk so they got $ 22 million


 2. X. Com & PayPal - march 1999

 Out of $ 22million from Zip2, they started X. Com with $ 10million .....

 It is an Online Financial and Email Payment Company

 Later, Confinity, which used to provide an online money transfer service called paypal ...  Com murged

 Even here musk was removed from the post of CEO because musk wanted to have PayPal's Unix based infrastructure instead of microsoft windows based structure.


 In October 2002, eBay bought PayPal for $ 1.5Billion, in which Musk received $ 165M million because 11.7% of Shares, musk had the highest shares of PayPal!


 Later on july 2017 musk bought X. com again from eBay ..... Although its price nobody knows ... and because of buying that domain they had some special attachment to that doamain!

...to be continued..!

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