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X.com, Space-grant Universities, PayPal Mafia and the Post-Dot-Com Consumer Internet Conspiracy

X.com was an online bank started by Elon Musk in November, 1999 that later became PayPal.[1] It was one of the world's first online banks. Its deposits were insured with FDIC.[2] It had a partnership with Barclays.[3] It was initially funded by Musk and his business mentor Greg Kouri, who went on to fund Musk's later startups Tesla and SpaceX.[4] In March 2000, X.com merged with Confinity, its fiercest Read More

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