Our team has over 100 years of experience as advisors, investors, corporate executives and board directors.
Matthew C. Le Merle
Matthew Le Merle is co-founder of Fifth Era and managing partner of Keiretsu Capital, the world’s largest angel network and most active US early stage venture investor backing more than 175 companies a year. Matthew is an adjunct professor at Singularity University, best selling author and keynote speaker. He has degrees from Christ Church, Oxford (MA/BA) and Stanford (MBA).
Alison Davis is co-founder of Fifth Era. She is an experienced corporate executive, public company board director, an active investor in growth companies, and a best selling author.
James is a leader in the global digital entertainment industry. With more than 20 years experience as a concept artist, art director, and studio executive, he began his career as a concept artist at LucasArts Entertainment Company, helping set vision for bestselling video games, including Star Wars and other original properties. He was then an industry art director, outsourcing executive and game developer until the founding of Concept Art House and Spellgun, where he is currently CEO.
James is an experienced executive in North America and China and has been a public company executive leader.
Felix O. Le Merle
Felix is an associate with Fifth Era based in Berkeley, USA. Felix works on Fifth Era project teams focused on regional economic development, regulation, technology, and innovation and is responsible for assisting in data gathering and analysis; industry research; interviewing key stakeholders including clients, customers, and suppliers; and working to structure and deliver recommendations and reports.
Felix is studying at the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in Geography and International Development
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