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Wake up to the power of email

Elon Musk’s email address is

We just verified it on NeverBounce.

This is insane! Could you instantly contact a celebrity in 1993? No.

Wake up. Email is a powerful tool when employed right.

Go email a human at a company and tell ’em why you’d love to work for THEM.

You could even pitch Elon.

Because the question always becomes….why not?

Be First in Line

We’ve said this before but we’ll say it again. When you find companies via Crunchbase, you can get hired before they ever post the job.

Choose cool small companies that recently raised funding. They are very likely open to new employees. Pitch them, really. An official job posting is not required, really. Be bold.

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