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May 24, 2015 - re/code - Re/code’s Walt Mossberg got his share of ribbing from AOL co-founder Steve Case and Washington sports team owner (and former AOL executive) Ted Leonsis recently when he interviewed them for our Innovation Nation series about how Washington, D.C., has changed as a tech town.
April 23, 2015 - Inc. - 8. Steve Case: With a long record of entrepreneurial stewardship, Case is the former CEO of AOL and the current chairman of the Startup America Partnership. His tweets mostly aim to lift the next generation of visionaries who are seeking to make it big with their new business ideas. He has a peer rating of 85 and 727K followers.
May 13, 2015 - Inc. - By Ted Leonsis - In my life, I’ve been on the entrepreneurs’ side of the table many times. Before I became an investor and had my career at America Online (AOL), I spent more than a decade as a startup founder--I know exactly what it is like to be you.
May 12, 2015 - Huffington Post - By Ted Leonsis - Roughly 20 years ago, I started AOL Studios and AOL Greenhouse, a project that provided funding for small Internet start-ups. Both were to create and invest in new brands that were endemic to the online medium and not with the intent to repurpose content from another source.
May 11, 2015 - Bloomberg - Steve Case, CEO of Revolution LLC and co-founder of AOL, and Bloomberg Businessweek's Brad Stone discuss tech startup valuations with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."
May 4, 2015 - Inc. - As you might imagine, Steve Case--the co-founder of AOL and, until recently, chairman of the Startup America Partnership, a White House-led initiative to spur high-growth entrepreneurship--spends a great deal of time thinking about a great many things. What's heavy on his mind lately is the future of entrepreneurship.
April 27, 2015 - The Wall Street Journal - Steve Case knows bubbles. The co-founder of AOL was one of the primary architects of the oft-maligned merger between American Online and Time Warner, a deal announced just two months before the Nasdaq Composite index hits its record high in March 2000–a record that remained unbroken until last week. The Nasdaq’s ensuing fall added pressure to a deal that has a slew of troubles.
April 22, 2015 - Inc. - To help Inc. staffers judge the roughly 550 applicants vying for this year's 30 Under 30 list, we tapped such entrepreneurial superstars as AOL co-founder Steve Case and 30 Under 30 alum Sarah Prevette.
April 19, 2015 - The Washington Post - By Ted Leonsis - Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law, which I believe to be one of the most important business theorems of the last century. Realized by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, Moore’s Law ultimately became a golden “rule” in the technology industry that has shaped how we think about the pace of innovation today.
April 16, 2015 - The Detroit News - Speakers at the opening session of the Techweek Detroit conference and expo Thursday sent a clear message to aspiring entrepreneurs and startups: Detroit is the place to be. Tige Savage, a co-founder of Washington D.C.-based venture capital firm Revolution Ventures, said entrepreneurs are transforming the city for the future.
April 14, 2015 - Entrepreneur - Boldface names in business are signing up: This past January, AOL co-founder Steve Case and former Hewlett-Packard chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina headed a panel of businesspeople and academics, in which they called for the creation of a national competition in which teams of K-12 students would pitch their start-up ideas to judges.
April 12, 2015 - USA Today - Case has hair flecked with gray. But he retains the boyish demeanor he exuded when AOL infamously merged with media giant TimeWarner in 2001. That partnership proved a costly dud; in 2005, Case founded Revolution, which invests in companies primarily outside Silicon Valley. His Rise of the Rest bus tours find him actively searching for new success stories.