Elon Musk is turning out to have a knack for investing.While his focus is not necessarily on investments, the investments he’s made both in his own companies and others have grown tremendously.

What’s not known by many people is that Elon Musk has made many investments besides the investments he’s made in the companies he runs, like Tesla or SpaceX.

Some of the lessor-known investments Elon has made in the past several years are DeepMind, Vicarious, Stripe, NeuroVigil, and Hyperloop TT.  Here’s an infographic that shows a breakdown of Elon’s biggest investments.

Alex Graham wrote an in-depth article on TopTal, complete with full stats and breakdowns, called A Deep Dive into Elon Musk’s Investments: The Makings of a Billionaire.

In his article, he shares a spreadsheet detailing the various investments by Elon over the years.

table of elon musk investments

Graham’s article is a good read.  He summarizes Elon’s investment principles with the following:

  1. He goes all-in and often takes extreme financial risk.
  2. He creates ecosystems around himself.
  3. He uses creative financing methods.

Model 3 video review, episode 1 by YouTuber MKBHD

Marques Brownlee (aka MKBHD) is a YouTuber who is known for his quality tech videos.  His YouTube channel has over 5.7 million subscribers, and he’s been a Model S owner for some time.  His Project Loveday Contest video won first place last year.

I was able to meet Marques at the Model 3 delivery event last year and got a chance to talk with him as we were waiting for our Model 3 test rides.  Tesla had invited him to the event as a contest winner.

Recently Marques was invited by Tesla to test drive a Model 3 for a week.

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