In the News
October 2014 - Vanity Fair - That allowed electronic pioneers, such as the provocateur Stewart Brand and the marketer Steve Case, to create the WELL and AOL and other dial-up services that offered home-computer users e-mail, bulletin boards, chat rooms, and information. The wall between the P.C. and the Internet was breached by 1994, after AOL began allowing its members direct access to the Internet.
October 2014 - Vanity Fair - It was saved by a disciplined former army ranger named Jim Kimsey and a cool marketing director, Steve Case. Von Meister was ousted, and Case went on to make AOL the most successful online service of the 1990s.
September 17, 2014 - Forbes - The Under 30 Summit is bringing together 1,000 of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs and game-changers in Philadelphia next month. One of them, it turns out, is going to walk away with $400,000, courtesy of Steve Case and Forbes.
September 16, 2014 - Pittsburgh Business Times - Pittsburgh-based SolePower LLC is among a quartet of startups attending a summit in Washington, D.C., hosted by Steve Case to provide more investment opportunities and coaching. The two-day event starts Wednesday.
September 16, 2014 - The Tennessean - Checkd.in, a Nashville company that received a $100,000 investment from AOL co-founder Steve Case, is headed to Washington, D.C., this week for a two-day summit with other companies that Case invested in this summer. Case’s investment was made as part of his Rise of the Rest Road Tour meant to highlight entrepreneurship in emerging startup cities.
September 15, 2014 - Silicon Prairie News - In less than a month, startups in five Midwestern cities will each have a shot at a $100,000 investment. As part of the Rise of the Rest Road Trip with Revolution CEO Steve Case, five pitch competitions will be held across the region—in Madison, Wis.; Minneapolis; Des Moines; Kansas City and St. Louis—to help “celebrate and accelerate” the progress being made in the heartland’s entrepreneurial communities.
September 5, 2014 - Tech Cocktail - Happy Friday! We’re busy at Tech Cocktail planning, planning, planning for our big event this October, Tech Cocktail Celebrate – have you grabbed your tickets yet? We are announcing new speakers to inspire and educate! Speakers include Revolution Ventures Clara Sieg.
September 5, 2014 - InTheCapital - Congratulations to all of the Coolest Companies winners that rose to the top with their office bashes, casual dress codes, exciting off-site meetings, fully stocked bars and tricked-out work spaces. Including Revolution companies Optoro and HelloWallet
August 31, 2014 - St. Louis Public Radio - A bus tour highlighting Midwestern startup communities will roll into St. Louis this fall. Steve Case talks with entrepreneurs at a Rise of the Rest stop in Pittsburgh earlier this year.
August 30, 2014 - The Washington Post - The former chief executive of AOL and founder of Revolution is planning another bus tour through Middle America to draw attention to entrepreneurial communities beyond the typical technology hubs, such as New York, Boston and San Francisco.
August 29, 2014 - The Kansas City Star - AOL co-founder and investor Steve Case will lead a group of business experts making a pit stop in Kansas City next month to promote entrepreneurship and meet with area small-business owners.
August 27, 2014 - Silicon Prairie News - Less than 10 weeks after successfully completing its first Rise of the Rest Road Trip, Revolution, in partnership with UP Global, Google for Entrepreneurs, Engine Advocacy, Startup Grind and Cedar Rapids’ Seed Here Studio announced today the launch of a second to come in early October.