Entrepreneuriat : business leaders

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Elon Musk

I ) Story II ) Leader attributes

In a few words…
→ Elon Musk (born 1971) is a South African. → Physicist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropis

BUT
→ Best known for co-foundingPayPal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors.

1995-1999
→ 1995 : He co-founded with his Brother Zip2 which provided online content publishing software for news organizations. → 1999 :

Zip2

Compaq’s Alta Vistadivision acquired Zip2 for $307 million in
cash and $34 million in stock options.

1999-2002
→ March 1999 : Musk co-founded X.com (online financial services and email payments company). → March2000 : Musk acquired Paypal → February 2001 : X.com changed its legal name to PayPal and in October 2002, PayPal was acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion in stock.

Paypal

SpaceX
2002
→ June 2002:
Elon Musk founded his third company SpaceX (develops and manufactures space launch vehicles) and he’s the current CEO.

Tesla Motors
2004-2008

→ Tesla : builds an electric sports car.

→April 2004 : first investing. → October 2008 : Elon Musk became CEO.

Today
→ Elon Musk is the primary investor and Chairman of the Board of SolarCity (a photovoltaics products and servicesstartup company) He wants to help the global warming fight…

Leader Attributes

: A serial entrepreneur
Ambitious Hard working Optimistic Young & rich Very open-minded Workaholic Not easilydiscouraged.

Moto : « I think big, therefore I Am »

Jean-Emile Rosenblum

I ) Story II ) Leader attributes

In a few words…
→ Graduate from ISG ( Institut Supérieur de Gestion ) in 2000. → Born inan entrepreneurial familly : « Les laboratoires parisiens ». → Set up his group with his brother Steve, from the initial familly firm ; and transform it in an amazing sucess story.

Pixmania /Fotovista creation

→ Association of Jean-Emile and Steve Rosenblum ; LBO of the familly company. CREATION GROUPE FOTOVISTA → The original idea based on the digital cameras boom : Online photo...
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