10 successful companies sprung from the PayPal Mafia

Tesla Motors

PayPal employees are known for producing hugely successful companies. Here are some of the biggest companies to come from members of the PayPal Mafia.

Tesla Motors is an electric car manufacturer that was founded by former CEO and PayPal co-founder, Elon Musk.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.