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How Elon Musk Built His Wealth

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Elon Musk has built a succession of companies that he has taken from startup to acquisition or extreme profitability. Musk got his start at 12 when he sold a computer game he created called "Blaster" to a computer magazine for $500.

After studying Physics and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania he set out on a legendary entrepreneurial path.

His first startup was Zip2 in 1995 which he co-founded with his brother Kimbal Musk and business Mentor Greg Kouri. The online city guide software was sold to Compaq Computer Corp for $300 million.

Musk used the profits from that sale to invest in X.com which later merged with Confinity and became PayPal.

The rest, as they say, is history, and Musk's current focuses include SpaceX, Tesla,  (TSLA) - Get Tesla Inc Report, SolarCity, The Boring Company, Hyperloop, and Neuralink all have the signature Musk imprint of innovation and potential growth.

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