Elon Musk was born in South Africa whose father was an Engineer. At the 10, the introverted boy developed a deep interest in computers. But things at school weren’t going well for him as he was constantly bullied.
One day, the bullies threw him down the stairs & beat him until he blacked out. And just after 2 days of admission in Ph.D. at Stanford, he dropped out of university.
Just try out his luck with the idea he had. But later, he ended up getting kicked from the company he created himself(PayPal).
At that time, he started reading books to learn how to build rockets while on his trip to Russia to buy a rocket to send to Mars..he realized that rockets were artificially overpriced. So, he decided to start a company ‘SpaceX’ to build his own rockets with his own money.
In meantime, he founded an electric car company called ‘Tesla’. He has put millions in SpaceX & Tesla & he had to borrow money for rent. But unfortunately, his first 3 rockets launch failed & exploded causing a loss of millions. Both his companies SpaceX & Tesla were running out of cash. But that doesn’t stop him! The project was so close to his heart barely escaped bankruptcy.
When his 4th launch finally succeeded. And hours before Tesla was about to close down it received investment
Today Elon Musk is one of the Richest Tech Billionaires with a network of $20.4 Billion.
Elon Musk story teaches us that
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favour
Via Born Realist
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