Revolutionary Views

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Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, and UP Global have finalized our third Rise of the Rest tour: we’re heading to Richmond on May 4, Raleigh-Durham on May 5, Charleston on May 6, Atlanta on May 7, and New Orleans on May 8. These are some of...
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3/16/2015
In the United States, there has been an ongoing discussion and debate about the future of higher-education including its affordability, access, relevance to the modern workforce, diversity, competitiveness in the context of the global community, and...
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3/12/2015
Today’s on-demand world requires even the most traditional industries to integrate technology. This morning, Revolution Growth, Insight Ventures, and Monkfish Equity announced a $33 million investment in one of the last industries to be disrupted by...
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3/11/2015
About five years ago, we met a company with a product called SpaFinder. The company had a promising technology that addressed a big challenge that no one else was tackling - moving the sale of services from offline to online. At the time, the...
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3/5/2015
Over the past year or so, I’ve had the opportunity to spend time in Atlanta to meet with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in the region. Every time I come to visit, I continue to be impressed by the development of the city’s startup and...
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3/2/2015
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2/20/2015
In response to the Great Recession, we have experienced some of the most significant changes to financial regulations in the history of the United States. Regulatory reforms like Dodd-Frank, Basel III, Basel II/II.5, and the Card Act, have changed...
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2/12/2015
When Revolution Growth announced our investment in Revolution Foods last year, we knew co-founders, Kristin Groos Richmond and Kirsten Saenz Tobey, were on to something special. Inspired by their experiences as moms themselves, they knew school...
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2/9/2015
This excellent article from the Economist really captures the history and magnitude of the opportunity.  At Revolution, we have been investing in the sharing economy since well before there was such a term.  Indeed, by many accounts we were the...
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1/8/2015
This year Revolution embarked on its first two “Rise of the Rest” road trips, centered around nine Midwest cities to celebrate the rise of entrepreneurship across the United States and meet with entrepreneurs and other leaders building these...
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12/30/2014
It was just a little more than a year ago that Steve Case, David Golden, and Tige Savage announced the close of the $200 million Revolution Ventures fund, dedicated to investing in high-growth potential early-stage companies. Fast forward to today,...
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12/30/2014
It has been a productive and memorable year. In 2014 we added Revolution Foods and Handy to our expanding Revolution Growth portfolio, and made several follow on investments in our portfolio. The team, led by Steve Case, Donn Davis, and Ted Leonsis...
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12/30/2014
As we reflect back on 2014, it goes without saying that it was an excellent and rewarding one for our firm and partners, as well as a big year for the venture capital industry. According to data from the National Venture Capital Association and...
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12/29/2014
Another exciting development for one of our newest Revolution Ventures investments OrderUp! Congratulation to Chris Jeffery, the co-founder and CEO of the online food ordering and delivery company, who was named a ‘40 Under 40 CEO’ by the Baltimore...
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12/19/2014
Congratulations to our own Steve Case who was recognized as one of the ‘Most Admired CEOs’ within the region last week at the Washington Business Journal’s annual recognition for the best and brightest in business. We were thrilled to also see...
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12/15/2014
This morning, one of our Revolution Growth portfolio companies announced a huge milestone – $50 million in Series C funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (KCPB) with co-investment from Generation Investment Management (Generation). We...
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12/10/2014
Congratulations are in order for Revolution Growth portfolio company CustomInk, who was named to FORTUNE magazine’s Top Retail Workplaces! Thanks to their emphasis on keeping their 1,113 employees healthy and happy on the job, they are the only...
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11/21/2014
On Thursday, November 20th, President Obama announced a series of Immigration Accountability Executive Actions. 
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11/20/2014

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