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Book Event

October 03, 2022
Featuring: David Rubenstein's How to Invest and Steve Case's The Rise of the Rest

The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. hosted two New York Times best-selling authors, David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of The Carlyle Group, and Steve Case, Chairman and CEO of Revolution and Co-Founder AOL. They interviewed each other on their new books that were recently released in September 2022. 

How To Invest: Masters on the Craft by David Rubenstein
How To Invest is an insider’s look at investing featuring conversations with the biggest names in finance, including Stan Druckenmiller, Mary Callahan Erdoes, Larry Fink,Seth Klarman, Mike Novogratz, and Sam Zell. David Rubenstein, Chairman of The Economic Club, has spent more than three decades in the hyper-competitive world of private equity. In this new book he distills everything he’s learned about the art and craft of investing, from venture capital, real estate, private equity, and hedge funds, to crypto, endowments, SPACs, ESG, and more. With unprecedented access to global leaders in finance How To Invest
reveals time-tested principles, hard-earned wisdom, and indispensable tools that guide the thinking and practice of the most successful investors in the world, many of whom rarely speak publicly.

The Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising Places are Building the New American Dream by Steve Case
The Rise of the Rest takes readers on a journey into the startup communities that are transforming cities nationwide. Rise of the Rest’s signature road trips, on a big red tour bus, have spotlighted communities large and small that have committed to a new tech-enabled future. To date, Case has traveled to forty-three cities on his Rise of the Rest bus tour. With dedicated venture funds, backed by an iconic group of investors, executives, and entrepreneurs, including Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, Meg Whitman, John Doerr, Sara Blakely, Ray Dalio, and David Rubenstein, The Rise of the Rest Seed Fund invests in the most promising high-growth startups located anywhere in the US outside of Silicon Valley, New York City, and Boston. The fund has invested in more than 200 companies across more than 100 cities.