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March 13, 2015 - Forbes - One passionate entrepreneur really can change it the world. Take Steve Case. In the closing interview of Reinventing, AOL founder Case talked about his ‘Rise of The Rest’ bus tour, where he travels the country trying to raise the profile of heartland entrepreneurs.
March 13, 2015 - Chicago Tribune - Steve Case, co-founder of America Online, discussed his belief that communities outside of Silicon Valley offer opportunities for innovation. He is behind Rise of the Rest, a multi-city tour that runs pitch contests in cities including St. Louis and Nashville. He said communities in smaller cities should celebrate entrepreneurship and startups.
March 12, 2015 - Entrepreneur - Steve Case has always had his finger on the startup pulse. He co-founded AOL in 1985 and served as CEO until the company merged with Time Warner in 2000. Case is currently the chairman and CEO of Revolution, a venture capital firm based in Washington, D.C. that has invested companies ranging from Zipcar to LivingSocial and Handy, a home-cleaning service.
March 12, 2015 - Entrepreneur - Saturday, March 14: Pardon the Disruption: Steve Case on Entrepreneurs: Sometimes, all you need in a great SXSW panel is the chance to sit in the room with a great expert. Revolution CEO Steve Case is a compelling figure for both new and seasoned entrepreneurs alike.
March 11, 2015 - VentureBeat - SpareFoot, an Austin-based marketplace for self-storage units, has raised a pile of cash — $33 million, to be exact. Guess it won’t have any trouble figuring out where to put all that money.
March 11, 2015 - Reuters peHUB - SpareFoot, an Austin-based online marketplace for self-storage, has received $33 million in funding. Revolution Growth led the round with participation from Insight Venture Partners and Monkfish Equity.
March 11, 2015 - Washington Business Journal - Revolution Growth said Wednesday it's led a $33 million investment in Austin-based SpareFoot, an online marketplace for self-storage services. That's brings the D.C. firm's portfolio to 11 companies and drives home the notion that Revolution Growth's founders — Steve Case, Donn Davis and Ted Leonsis — are building a portfolio broader than just companies selling software.
March 11, 2015 - Tech Cocktail - SpareFoot, the Austin, TX-based that offers a free online marketplace allowing people to find and reserve self-storage units, announced today that it has closed a $33 million investment led by Revolution Growth.
March 11, 2015 - Fortune Term Sheet - SpareFoot, an Austin, Texas-based marketplace for finding and booking self-storage, has raised $33 million in new VC funding. Revolution Growth led the round, and was joined by Monkfish Equity and return backer Insight Venture Partners.
March 10, 2015 - Tech Cocktail - At this year’s SXSW Interactive, listen in on an important discussion on Diversity in Tech that is being presented by Google for Entrepreneurs on behalf of Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Road Trip.
March 6, 2015 - CNBC By Steve Case - I appeared Friday on CNBC's "Squawk Box" and was asked about a few current topics in investing. Because time was short, I was only able to give partial replies on some of these critical matters. So I thought I would write up my views in a more detailed fashion, to make sure that they are clear, and to continue the debate about where today's market stands.
March 6, 2015 - CNBC - I'm bullish on crowdfunding, says Steve Case, Case Foundation chairman, discussing the risks and rewards of angel investing. And Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, shares his concerns about nonqualified angel investors going into the market and not getting..