Tesla Motors
Tesla, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 08/24/2017 21:12:13)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Jurvetson Stephen T
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Tesla, Inc. [ TSLA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O DRAPER FISHER JURVETSON, 2882 SAND HILL ROAD SUITE 150
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

8/22/2017
(Street)

MENLO PARK, CA 94025
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   8/22/2017     M    36111   A $261.89   36111   D    
Common Stock   8/22/2017     M    8666   A $250.69   44777   D    
Common Stock   8/22/2017     S    20118   D $339.822   (1) 24659   D    
Common Stock   8/22/2017     S    24659   D $340.803   (2) 0   D    
Common Stock                  43   I   by DFJ Fd X Part LP   (3)
Common Stock                  104200   I   by Trust   (4)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy)   $250.69   8/22/2017     M         8666      (5) 6/12/2022   Common Stock   8666   $0.0   3334   D    
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy)   $261.89   8/22/2017     M         36111      (6) 6/18/2022   Common Stock   36111   $0.0   13889   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $339.36 to $340.34, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide Tesla, Inc., any security holder of Tesla, Inc. or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
(2)  The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $340.43 to $341.34, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide Tesla, Inc., any security holder of Tesla, Inc. or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
(3)  These shares are owned directly by Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund X Partners, L.P. Mr. Jurvetson is one of several managing directors of the general partner entities of these funds that directly hold shares and as such Mr. Jurvetson may be deemed to have voting and investment power with respect to such shares. Mr. Jurvetson disclaims beneficial ownership with respect to such shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
(4)  These shares are owned directly by the Steve and Karla Jurvetson Living Trust dated August 27, 2002.
(5)  Pursuant to the issuer's Outside Director Compensation Policy, these equity awards were granted to the reporting person in connection with his service on a committee of the issuer's Board of Directors. 1/36th of the shares granted shall become vested and exercisable as of each monthly anniversary from June 12, 2015, such that all shares subject to the Option shall be fully vested and exercisable by June 12, 2018.
(6)  This stock option award is a triennial equity award granted pursuant to the Company's 2010 Equity Incentive Plan and Outside Director Compensation Policy. 1/36th of the shares granted shall become vested and exercisable as of each anniversary from June 18, 2015, such that all shares subject to the Option shall be fully vested and exercisable by June 18, 2018.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Jurvetson Stephen T
C/O DRAPER FISHER JURVETSON
2882 SAND HILL ROAD SUITE 150
MENLO PARK, CA 94025
X



Signatures
By: Jonathan Chang, Power of Attorney For: Stephen T Jurvetson 8/24/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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