Today, we’re excited to announce a second Rise of the Rest Road Tour to spotlight emerging startup communities in the heart of the United States. Steve Case will lead the 5 city, 5 day tour with stops in Madison on October 6th, Minneapolis on October 7th, Des Moines on October 8th, Kansas City on October 9th and finally St. Louis on October 10th.
Lolly Wolly Doodle, Bigcommerce and Resonate Rank on the 2014 Inc. 5000 List
Today, Inc. magazine published their 33rd annual Inc. 500 | 5000 rankings and we are excited to congratulate the three Revolution Growth portfolio companies that made the 2014 list. The list highlights the fastest-growing privately-held companies in America and helps recognize an important part of the American economy – entrepreneurs.
Recently the venture capital industry has been under review by critics, venture capitalists and the media, each noting how it is changing, why and what we can expect moving forward.
Congratulations are in order for three of our portfolio companies for being named to The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces - CustomInk, newBrandAnalytics and Resonate. The companies that made the list were chosen based on feedback from their own employees, making us even more proud to be invested in and working closely with companies that place such a strong emphasis on their employees.
We are days away from the kickoff of the Rise of the Rest Road Tour. While Steve and the team are packing their bags and preparing to hit the road, we are thrilled to announce the finalists for our four pitch competitions where one winner in each city will earn a $100,000 investment for their startup.
Get ready, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Nashville! The pitch competition applications are in, and we're a week away from kicking off the Rise of the Rest Road Tour. As we gear up for next week, we're excited to share a brand new video, with a preview of the tour from our CEO, Steve Case:
Ted Leonsis, Donn Davis and I launched the Revolution Growth fund to invest in growing companies that have the potential to change the world. Today we are thrilled to announce an investment in Revolution Foods, the leading nationwide provider of healthy, kid-inspired school meals.
June is here, summer is around the corner and we are gearing up for the Rise of the Rest Road Tour across America. Since we announced last week there’s been incredible buzz and excitement in the four cities we’ll be visiting: Detroit, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Nashville.
Check out the headlines below and go to www.riseoftherest.com to attend any of the events or apply for the pitch competition where 4 winning startups will each receive a $100,000 investment from Steve Case.