Elon Musk's Pioneering Path

From PayPal to X: The Landmark Achievements of a Tech Visionary

Elon Musk's Pioneering Path Data

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1971 Born in Pretoria, South Africa 👶
1983 Sold Blastar video game 🎮
1989 Moved to Canada to attend Queen's University 🎓
1992 Transferred to University of Pennsylvania 🏫
1995 Started Zip2 Corporation 🌐
1999 Sold Zip2 to Compaq 💰
1999 Cofounded X.com 🏦
2000 X.com merged with Confinity to form PayPal 🔗
2001 Conceptualized Mars Oasis 🌱
2002 Founded SpaceX 🚀
2002 Idea to build affordable rockets 🤔
2004 Joined Tesla Motors 🚗
2006 Cofounded SolarCity 🌞
2007 Became CEO of Tesla 👔
2008 Tesla launches first electric car, Roadster 🏎️
2010 SpaceX first commercial spaceflight 🛰️
2012 First SpaceX vehicle docked with ISS 🛰️
2013 Unveiled Hyperloop concept 🚆
2014 Open-sourced Tesla technology 🔓
2015 Announced Hyperloop design competition 🏁
2016 SolarCity acquired by Tesla 🏢
2016 Cofounded Neuralink 🧠
2016 Revealed Mars colonization plans 🌌
2017 First successful test run of Hyperloop One 🎖️
2018 Launched Falcon Heavy, carrying his personal Tesla Roadster 🚀
2018 Donated for water fountains in Flint schools 🚰
2019 Groundbreaking of Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory 🏭
2020 Tesla becomes the world's most valuable carmaker 📈
2020 Neuralink demonstrates a working device on pigs 🐷
2021 Starship SN15 successfully lands after high-altitude test flight 🛸
2021 Tesla starts production of the Model S Plaid 🚘
2022 Acquired Twitter 🐦
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