Elon Musk, one of the richest men in the world, was on the verge of bankruptcy 13 years ago after he invested all his assets in his company, Tesla Motors. and SpaceX. A statement by the South African entrepreneur dated 2008 was the “worst year” of his life, according to him, telling the program 60 minutes, She reappeared on social networks and videos are spreading these days.
The clip was posted on Twitter through an account Silicon Valley Tesla Club. Elon Musk discusses electric cars in 2008, a Tesla was about to run out of cash“, reads in the viral video legend. The funny thing is that Elon Musk himself joined the comments and wrote: “Wow, 13 years ago.”.
During a discussion that Musk had with the press about running his company and Tesla’s high-end roadster and other electric sports cars, Musk noted that “The point here is that when you have a new technology, lCamera time optimization that technology”.
Musk also commented on the financial problems he was going through at the time and joked that he was mainly working as a volunteer. Receive minimum wage. Every penny that Tesla earns goes to developing new technologies.Explained in that conversation with the media.
He also responded to those who criticized the high prices of vehicles and their relationship to helping the environment. “The important thing here is that Low cost cars can’t be accessed Unless you start with expensive cars.”, explained in the viral video shared via a Twitter account.
Shibetoshi Nakamoto, creator of the cryptocurrency dogecoin, also commented on the tweet and SpaceX chief applaud for their accomplishments. “13 years ago I was doing pretty decent damage as a Shadow Priest in Wow [videojuego]But I think you’ve achieved more in that time.”, books.
What Elon Musk says in the viral video
“And… yes, an important point about Tesla is that every time someone buys a Tesla Roadster, even if it is a luxury sports car for a hundred thousand or a hundred and nine thousand dollars, every penny that Tesla makes goes towards developing fewer cars. polluting, so the company does not issue dividends, and never will, my salary is minimal, I am basically a volunteer [risas]. So here’s an important point, people sometimes think: Well, What is the point of making these expensive cars that are a kind of toy for the rich? How does this really help the environment? The important thing to keep in mind is that when you have a new technology, improving it takes time. If you think in the early days of cell phones or laptops or almost everything new, they are very expensive in the early days because the first thing you do with new technologies is you have to make them work and you have to make them in small sizes to sell them. The point here is that you can’t have access to low-cost cars unless you start with expensive cars…”.
Who is Elon Musk?
He is a South African, Canadian and American businessman and entrepreneur. Paypal founder, founder of The Boring Company, a company Plans to conquer the underground and SpaceX, a company that seeks to conquer space. He is also the co-founder and director of Tesla Motors, Neuralink, SolarCity, Hyperloop, and OpenAI. He is one of the richest people in the world, according to Forbes.
In the 12 years since he sold PayPal for $1.5 billion, Musk He became a genius for manyTo others a madman, to many others a visionary, a teacher, an enlightened one Or in a superhero. He has been friends with famous actresses like Talulah Riley and Amber Heard.
The truth is that in recent years, the entrepreneur has changed the ways in which industries private space flight Electric vehicles, solar energy and artificial intelligence. Musk promised that, in the short term, humans would make tourist trips to space.