Revolutionary Views

A Blog About How Innovative Businesses Can Change the World

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
We would like to extend our congratulations to three Revolution Growth portfolio companies, CustomInk, Optoro Inc., and sweetgreen, for being named 2014 Corporate Growth Award finalists by The National Capital Chapter of the Association for...
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4/8/2014
Our chairman & CEO Steve Case was named to the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE), a first-of-its-kind collaboration between American entrepreneurs, the White House, and multiple government agencies.
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4/7/2014
In a surprise announcement yesterday at the first ever Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution and co-founder of AOL, announced he personally intends to invest $100K in each of the ten companies, located in...
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4/3/2014
Statement from Revolution LLC on today's initial public offering from Everyday Health.
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3/28/2014
The 2014 Social Media Week welcomed Revolution's co-founder, Steve Case, to the stage last month to discuss what he looks for in potential investments and which industries are ripe for disruption. Watch his interview with Anil Dash, CEO of ThinkUp...
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3/6/2014
Facebook paid $19 billion for a messaging company called WhatsApp. It is a global, mobile messaging and instant messaging company. A truly boffo deal. Huge footprint, no real revenues. Sound familiar?
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2/20/2014
Revolution Chairman and CEO Steve Case spearheaded the launch of the Startup America Partnership three years ago.   Today, he shared some of the organizations acheivements and how America is bringing "entrepreneurs back into the national spotlight" ...
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2/4/2014
Revolution Growth’s co-founder Ted Leonsis joined CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning with host Andrew Ross Sorkin to discuss tech trends in 2014, his picks for the next Microsoft CEO, and how big brands are innovating for the ‘ecology of the internet...
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2/3/2014

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