A photo of the Tesla chief’s business card from 1995 is doing the rounds on the internet. The business card is from Musk’s Zip2 company, which provided newspapers with licensed online city guide software. The 51-year-old billionaire founded the company in 1995 with his brothers Kimbal Musk and Greg Kouri in Palo Alto.
The card has the basic layout of a business card with the company’s logo and name along with Musk’s name, on the right side.
President of the council
chief technology officer
Elon Musk’s business card from 1995 @elonmusk https://t.co/Uix0TMTgiS
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It also contains Musk’s official work phone, fax, and email address.
The photo of the old business card also caught the attention of Musk, who replied to the original tweet and called it “old times.”
The billionaire’s internet friend, Pranay Pathole, responded to the original tweet and applauded Musk for starting a company that “single-hand wrote all the code to draw a vector map and calculate point-to-point direction” across the states. -United.
“Remember that patent you filed for Zip2 back in 1996?! It’s pretty cool that you single-handedly wrote all the code to draw a vector map and calculate point-to-point direction anywhere in the States United States (essentially the first company to do so), ” writes Patholé.
Remember that patent you filed for Zip2 in 1996?! It’s pretty cool that you single-handedly wrote all the code to draw a vector map and calculate point-to-point direction anywhere in the US (essentially the first company to do this) pic.twitter.com/rfPcMQcOWC
— Pranay Pathole (@PPathole) July 13, 2022
While another user shared the source code for Musk’s Blastar game which was released in 1984. The user joked about the page number the code was posted on since Musk is known for his memes .
Another person joked about people frantically calling the number on the business card.
People call the number like crazy…I feel bad for whoever has that number. 😂 not really!
— caesar (@cesar12473764) July 13, 2022
I wonder how much this would go to auction 🤔
— Abhi (@abhionline) July 13, 2022
Musk was just 24 when he founded the company. Zip2 was one of the first Internet map and directions services that made the 51-year-old a millionaire. SpaceX then sold the company for around $300 million in 1999.