Elon Musk Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 16

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 7

Exits

Elon Musk General Information

Description

Mr. Elon Musk is a Co-Founder & serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer at Neuralink. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Tesla. He is the Founder and serves as Board Member at xAI. He is also the Co-Owner and serves as Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer at X Corp. He serves as Board Member at Endeavor, Upshift (Staffing Platform) and Perquest. He serves as President & Board Member of the Musk Foundation. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Technology Officer, President and Chairman at SpaceX. He is the Founder of The Boring Company. He is a Co-Founder of OpenAI and Zip. He also served as Business Advisory Board Member at NeuroVigil. He founded and served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at X.com. He also co-founded Fysical and OpenAI (IT Consulting and Outsourcing) and served as Board Member at Halcyon Molecular. He founded PayPal Holdings and served as Chairman at SolarCity. He serves as Supervisor at Fenrir. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer at Neuralink. As lead designer at SpaceX, he oversees the development of rockets and spacecraft for missions to Earth orbit and ultimately to other planets. In 2008, the SpaceX Falcon 1 was the first privately developed liquid fuel rocket to reach orbit, and SpaceX made further history in 2017 by re-flying both a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft for the first time. Soon after, Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two, completed its first flight in 2018. In 2019, SpaceX's crew-capable version of the Dragon spacecraft completed its first demonstration mission, and the company will fly NASA astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time in 2020. He also launched The Boring Company, which combines fast, affordable tunneling technology with an all-electric public transportation system in order to alleviate soul-crushing urban congestion and enable high-speed, long-distance travel. The Boring Company built a 1.15-mile R&D tunnel in Hawthorne and is currently constructing Vegas Loop, a public transportation system at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Previously, he co-founded and sold PayPal, the world's leading Internet payment system, and Zip2 one of the first Internet maps and directions services. He holds a BS in Economics and BA in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

Elon Musk Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
The Prelude 15-May-2024 Seed Round Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 0000
X Corp. 27-Oct-2022 0000000000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
OASIS (Social/Platform Software) 20-Oct-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
X Corp. 20-Jul-2022 000000000 00 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Coinshift 17-May-2022 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
X Corp. 14-Mar-2022 000000000 00 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Stripe 01-Dec-2016 00000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
SolarCity 17-Feb-2016 0000 0000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 0000
NeuroVigil 03-May-2015 Later Stage VC Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Vicarious 13-Mar-2014 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000

Elon Musk Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Vicarious 22-Apr-2022 Merger/Acquisition
Google DeepMind 27-Jan-2014 000000000000000000 00000
SolarCity 13-Dec-2012 000 0000
Everdream 20-Dec-2007 000000000000000000 00000
PayPal Holdings 03-Oct-2002 000000000000000000 00.00
PayPal Holdings 15-Feb-2002 IPO 000.00
NeuroVigil Secondary Transaction - Private

Elon Musk Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Elon Musk Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Elon Musk Chief Executive Officer & Angel Investor 00 0 Los Angeles, CA

Elon Musk Co-Investors (74)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Capital Factory 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Flybridge Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tiger Global Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Wasabi Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Elon Musk FAQs

  • Who is Elon Musk?

    Elon Musk is an angel Investor who has made 16 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Elon Musk?

    Elon Musk is an angel investor.

  • What does Elon Musk do?

    As an angel investor, Elon Musk invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Elon Musk hold?

    Elon Musk holds a board seat in Perquest.

  • What has Elon Musk invested in?

    Elon Musk has made numerous investments in companies like The Prelude, X Corp., and OASIS (Social/Platform Software) within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure and Social/Platform Software industries.

  • What has Elon Musk invested in recently?

    Elon Musk's latest investment was on 15-May-2024 in The Prelude, a company within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industry.

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