• 'We believe we will prove them wrong': Billionaire AOL founder Steve Case says skepticism around his 'Rise of the Rest' project reminds him of AOL's early years

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Steve Case is the billionaire founding CEO of AOL and the head of Washington, DC-based venture-capital firm Revolution .
    AOL was the leader of the first wave of internet companies, and Case says we are at the start of "the third wave," where what's essentially an "internet of everything" will transform industries outside of Silicon Valley.
    He said the level of opportunity and skepticism around his current " Rise of the Rest " investment project gives him "deja vu" of AOL's early years.
    This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism .
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