Elon Musk’s Empire: What will the tech star do next? [INFOGRAPHIC]

17/01/2018

Whether he's launching satellites or working on the Tesla production line, Elon Musk is constantly proving he's a man of unexpected capabilities. Just what will he invest in next? This infographic takes a closer look at the entrepreneur's empire.

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Self-made billionaire Elon Musk can seemingly do it all. At 46, the entrepreneur has launched a number of successful companies, including Tesla, SpaceX, PayPal and the Boring Company.

Whether he's launching satellites or working on the Tesla production line, Musk is constantly proving he's a man of unexpected capabilities. He became a multimillionaire in his late 20s when he sold his start-up company Zip2, and is now worth a huge $19.6 billion, but has he put his money to good use?

RS Components has analysed Elon's empire and find out what his biggest investments have been.

Key findings:

• The industry Musk has invested in the most is the software and app industry, with a total of 7 investments.
• His biggest investment in the software and app industry was in a company called Stripe, a payment processing platform, where he invested $10,200,000
• The biggest investment Musk has ever made is in SpaceX, a California-based rocket and spacecraft manufacturer founded by Musk himself in 2002.
• At the age of 31, Musk invested $100,000,000 into SpaceX, with the goal to reduce space transportation costs and enable the colonisation of Mars.
• Musk's second biggest investment is in Tesla, an American automaker, energy storage company, and solar panel manufacturer. At the age of 32, he invested $70,000,000 into the company in a bid to develop, manufacture and sells high-performance, fully electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. The company is now run by Musk.

Find out what Musk has spent his fortune on below:

Source: https://uk.rs-online.com/web/


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