STARTING UP TESLA
Elon Musk, Founder & CEO of Tesla & SpaceX
Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor. He is the founder, CEO and CTO of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors; co-founder and chairman of SolarCity, co-chairman of OpenAI; co-founder of Zip2; and founder of X.com which merged with PayPal of Confinity. As of June 2016, he has an estimated net worth of US$12.7 billion, making him the 83rd wealthiest person in the world. Musk has stated that the goals of SolarCity, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity. His goals include reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption, and reducing the "risk of human extinction" by "making life multiplanetary" by setting up a human colony on Mars. In addition to his primary business pursuits, he has also envisioned a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop, and has proposed a VTOL supersonic jet aircraft with electric fan propulsion, known as the Musk electric jet.
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Meet The Drapers is a groundbreaking reality show in Silicon Valley where the viewers get to decide the next big idea in tech! The legendary Draper family meets the world's hottest new entrepreneurs, on the hunt for the next billion dollar idea.
Here is how it works:
We scour the world for the best entrepreneurs and select the top few. These selected founders get up close and personal with three generations of the Drapers and celebrity guest judges to fight for a spot in the grand finale.
Here is the twist:
The viewers get to invest in these companies and be part of the next ground breaking companies from Silicon Valley!
Hang out with billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper - early investor in Skype, Tesla, Hotmail and even Twitch - as he takes on your ideas for saving our society & economy from post-pandemic ruin. Your idea may get featured - and even funded! This show streams LIVE on twitch.tv!
We sit down with Lawrence Whittle, CEO of Parsable, to digest his views on the present state of digital tool use with industrial workers. In addition, Whittle offers tips and insights to entrepreneurs regarding what they should be focusing on within their companies, raising capital, and why they should be segmenting their markets for long term success.
Jack Saba leads the panel about today's and future use of blockchain.
Elizabeth Stark (Lightning Network)
Jonathan Chester (Bitwage)
Neeraj Srivastava (San Francisco Stock Exchange)
Kat Kuzmeskas (Simply Vital Health)