How To Prosper in an age of unprecedented innovation

The Internet didn’t even exist 30 years ago, and now billions of people are connected to the web every day, and remarkable new technologies have been invented that will dramatically change the way humans exist on our planet. This emerging playing field is not well understood and not everyone who was successful in the past will be able to benefit from this momentous shift. In Build Your Fortune in the Fifth Era, Silicon Valley insiders Matthew C. Le Merle and Alison Davis provide insights, based on 30 years of leading, investing in, and advising new technology companies, on the rules of this game, and outline options for how readers can participate and prosper in the coming Fifth Era.

In these pages, through plain English and inspiring stories, you’ll discover… 

  • Disruptive innovations that are changing the world around us
  • The new mindset you need to master regarding the assumptions about how things work and why
  • The greatest value creation opportunity the world has ever seen
  • How others are taking advantage to become the world's richest people
  • The reality that most people are sitting on the sidelines letting this opportunity pass them by
  • The truth behind who backs startups in this period of incredible opportunity
  • The secret of the returns that early stage technology venture and angel investors are earning
  • The nine options for you to chose between to participate in this enormous opportunity
  • The questions you will need to answer for yourself to make your decision and get started