Description: You know how Facebook wants to provide Internet to everyone on the planet? Well, now Google is looking to give Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies a hefty $1 billion investment to do the same thing.
Source: Fortune.com – video report
Date: Jan 20, 2015
Questions for Discussions:
- Is this a good fit for these two firms?
- What managerial characteristics are common to these firms?
- Why does it make sense for these two management teams to collaborate on the development of new, expensive and risky technologies?