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The Rise of the Rest Road Tour returns to celebrate entrepreneurship in the American heartland. 
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8/27/2014
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...
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8/20/2014
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. I agree the landscape is changing - not unlike any other industry...
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7/29/2014
And that's a wrap! The Rise of the Rest Tour  has concluded, but we wanted to share with you the highlights from our 1,300 mile, four-city journey last month.
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7/23/2014
Over the course of our 1,000 mile, four-city Rise of the Rest Tour last week, we visited with dozens of civic and private sector leaders and met hundreds of entrepreneurs. But one of the highlights of the trip in each city were the pitch...
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7/2/2014
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...
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6/23/2014
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...
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6/21/2014
New video: Steve Case previews Rise of the Rest Road Tour
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6/16/2014
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...
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6/3/2014
Gearing up for the Rise of the Rest Road Tour across America. 
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6/2/2014
Today, Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it will acquire Revolution portfolio company HelloWallet. 
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5/29/2014
I’ve long been passionate about uplifting and supporting entrepreneurs and their companies that focus on big, swing for the fences ideas. That’s why our motto here at Revolution is to “invest in ideas and people that can change the world.” Over the...
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5/21/2014
This weekend, Revolution chairman and CEO provided inspiration to new graduates at the commencement ceremony for Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. 
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5/20/2014
The conversation happening about the continued rising cost of college -- and what can be done to make it more affordable for working-class families –- is timely and important. But “fixing higher-education” is not as one-dimensional as solving the...
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5/16/2014
We are excited to share that several individuals from Revolution Growth portfolio companies have been named as finalists in EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 for the Greater Washington region. Please join us in congratulating Tobin Moore of Optoro...
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5/5/2014
Today, we are excited to share that RunKeeper, the leading active fitness mobile app, will now go beyond the tracking of daily workouts to enable users to monitor and track their passive activity levels all day long. Breeze, a free download for your...
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4/17/2014
We’re so proud that last week, Revolution Growth’s co-founder Ted Leonsis was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association. The TCM Lifetime Achievement Award is...
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4/16/2014
Congratulations to Revolution’s SnagFilms who was nominated for a Webby Award - the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The company “snagged” the nomination in the Media Streaming Service category. You can vote for...
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4/11/2014

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