In Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, as well as the Quest for any Fantastic Future, veteran technology journalist Ashlee Vance offers the first inside investigate the extraordinary life and times during Silicon Valley’s most audacious entrepreneur. Written with exclusive entry to Musk, his friends and relations, the ebook traces the entrepreneur’s journey from the rough upbringing in South Africa for the pinnacle on the global world of business. Vance spent greater than 30 hours in conversation with Musk and interviewed in close proximity to 300 visitors to tell the tumultuous stories of Musk’s world-changing companies: PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX and SolarCity, as well as characterize a person who has renewed American industry and sparked new degrees of innovation while making an abundance of enemies along the route.
Vance uses Musk’s story to educate yourself regarding one in the pressing questions of all time: can the country of inventors and creators which led the modern world for just a century still compete at a time of fierce global competition? He argues that Musk–one on the most unusual and striking figures in American business history–is a modern day amalgam of legendary inventors and industrialists like Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs. More than another entrepreneur today, Musk has dedicated his energies with his fantastic own vast fortune to inventing a potential that is as rich and far-reaching as being the visionaries on the golden chronilogical age of science-fiction fantasy.