Cryptocurrency, TECHNOLOGY

George Gilder

Senior Fellow and Co-Founder,

Discovery Institute

  • Co-Founder of Discovery Institute
  • Best-Selling Author of 20 Books
  • Featured Speaker for MoneyShow since 1981

About George

George Gilder is a high-tech venture capitalist, the author of 20 books, and co-founder of the Discovery Institute. He has spoken at the MoneyShow since 1981. Last year he discussed his book The Scandal of Money and its theory of bitcoin and gold. Now he will expound the themes of his new book, Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy, which echoes Life After Television. Life After Google presents a vision of a new "system of the world" and source of wealth he calls the "cryptocosm."

George's Articles

There are few advisory services as intelligently written and consistently valuable to sophisticated technology investors than the Gilder Technology Report. Here, George Gilder and analyst Charlie Burger look at the prospects for Finisar.
George Gilder is one expert who deserves the description of "visionary." He says, "Technology spearheads the innovations that create wealth. For big winners, you have to go to tech." Along with analyst Charlie Burger he offers a "power" pick for the new year.
"I have been visiting for five years and each time I become enthusiastic about its opportunities," notes technology visionary George Gilder. Here, along with analyst Bret Swanson, he looks at Microvision, which he calls a "paradigm play on heads-up displays."
"Technology is the heart of the US economy," says George Gilder, whose portfolio was up 136% over the last two years. "It spearheads the innovation that actually creates wealth. In general, for big winners, you have to go to tech." Here are some of his favorites.

George's Videos

Every day, we are constantly reminded that we live in a world where technology is evolving faster than ever. These leading technology experts will discuss:


  • The Key Tech Trends That Will Power Exponential Growth

  • What the Best Investment Plays Are to Win in the Post-Digital World

  • The Business Models That Will Drive the Future for Every Portfolio

Get up to speed on the latest trends in the industry, explore breakthrough technologies, and hear about the most innovative disruptors reshaping the future.


One of the tech world's more famous-and controversial-prophets, George Gilder was President Reagan's most frequently quoted living author and serves on the board of directors of several technology companies. He will share why you can say goodbye to today's internet and welcome a new "system of the world" that enables a new global economy founded on a new form of internet money and micropayments, where new companies will emerge to lead the new era.

George's Books

George Gilder

The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does

Gilder unveils a radical new explanation for our economic woes.  Gilder also exposes the corruption of the Federal Reserve, Washington power-brokers, and Wall Street’s “too-big-to-fail” megabanks, detailing how a small cabal of elites have manipulated currencies and crises to stifle economic growth and crush the middle class.
George Gilder

Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy

The Age of Google, built on big data and machine intelligence, has been an awesome era. But it’s coming to an end. In Life after Google, George Gilder—the peerless visionary of technology and culture—explains why Silicon Valley is suffering a nervous breakdown and what to expect as the post-Google age dawns.
George Gilder

Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century

Hailed as “the guide to capitalism,” the New York Times bestseller Wealth and Poverty by George F. Gilder is one of the most famous economic books of all time and has sold more than one million copies since its first release. In this influential classic, Gilder explains and makes the case for supply-side economics, proves the moral superiority of free-market capitalism, and shows why supply-side economics are more effective at decreasing poverty than government-r