In 1999, brothers Elon and Kimbal Musk sold their online publishing venture to Compaq Computer for more than $300 million. A big chunk of the proceeds went to other investors who held a stake in the startup, Zip2, but the Musks — in their mid-20s at the time — walked away with enough cash for […]
In 1999, at the tender age of 27, Kimbal Musk sold an internet company for $307 million. Since then, through companies like PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX, he has been instrumental in shaping the way we think about tech. Now he wants to help Americans transition off of highly processed, industrial food, and he’s making […]
Elon is not the only Musk trying to change the world. So is his younger brother Kimbal. “I think food right now, it feels like 1995 in the Internet days. The amount of innovation and excitement and enthusiasm is unbridled,” Kimbal Musk said in an exclusive interview with CNNMoney.
Kimbal Musk was being careful on the day he almost died. It was February 14, 2010. He had arrived in Jackson Hole straight from the TED conference in Long Beach to spend time with his family on a ski weekend. TED had inspired him: the prize winner that year was chef Jamie Oliver, who spoke […]
IN WASHINGTON, DC, Rahm Emanuel had such a tough-guy reputation that people called him “Rahmbo”. Now the former White House enforcer, who has been mayor of Chicago since 2011, faces a challenge as hard as any he met in the nation’s capital.