Early Tesla Investor Explains Why The Gigafactory Is So Important

June 24, 2015

By Ritesh Anan

Ira Ehren­preis, founder of DBL Part­ners and board mem­ber at Tesla Motors Inc TSLA 0.33%, had the con­vic­tion to invest in Tesla when few believed that it could one day trans­form the auto­mo­tive indus­try. He was on CNBC Wednes­day to explain the impor­tance of thegigafac­tory and to dis­cuss what type of com­pany Tesla is.


[The] gigafac­tory is just the next step in ful­fill­ing this mis­sion of sus­tain­able energy trans­port and also sus­tain­able energy gen­er­a­tion,” Ehren­preis began. “Now, the com­pany has been really a con­sum­mate exam­ple of what inno­va­tion can achieve.”

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