Lessons from the Electric Roadster

Title: Lessons from the Electric Roadster
Date: 2007-10-10
Speaker: Martin Eberhard (Tesla Motors)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
Work on something you care about.
Electric cars push the choice of fuel upstream.
One key to being a successful entrepreneur is naivety. If you know how hard a problem is when you set out you won’t do it.
Big idea was to use lithium ion batteries because of the density.
Face reality.
You need to balance a team with a combination of smarts, experience, passion and enthusiasm.
Products start at high end of market but as supply chain matures the price goes down.