• Billionaire investor Steve Case said a book he read in 1980 set him on the path to founding AOL, and it still influences him today

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Steve Case is the billionaire founding CEO of AOL and the head of Washington, DC-based venture-capital firm Revolution .
    Case said that the 1980 book "The Third Wave" convinced him the world was on the verge of a digital revolution.
    He said this is what fueled him in the early days of AOL, and influenced his current work through his investment firm Revolution's "Rise of the Rest" initiative.
    Not long before his graduation from Williams College in 1980, Steve Case picked up a copy of Alvin Toffler's book " The Third Wave ."
    Toffler was a journalist and activist who took on the role of...
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