Revolutionary Views

A Blog About How Innovative Businesses Can Change the World

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
2013 was a big year for our team here at Revolution. We launched the $200 M Revolution Ventures fund, welcomed five new companies to the Revolution Growth portfolio - CustomInk, Sweetgreen, Lolly Wolly Doodle, Optoro, and BigCommerce - and we helped...
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1/21/2014
Revolution's Ted Leonsis reflects on the 20th anniversary of his career in the Washington, D.C. region. Read his Ted's Take blog on how the area has become a leading center of entrepreneurial growth and activity. As a champion for more than 40-plus...
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12/9/2013
At Revolution our passion has always been in partnering with entrepreneurs that possess the unique blend of vision and execution to build companies that can change the world.  We’ve been careful to emphasize that the high-growth companies that will...
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12/4/2013
Global Entrepreuership Week (GEW) takes place November 18-24th across the globe with more than 1,000 events in planned. GEW is the world’s largest collaborations of the innovators, investors and job creators that are bringing ideas to life. Join ...
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11/19/2013
The Revolution Growth fund today announced a $40 million investment in CustomInk, the web-based, market-leading custom t-shirt company for groups and occasions. The investment will support CustomInk’s rapid expansion and new growth initiatives as it...
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11/12/2013
Revolution Chairman and CEO Steve Case sat down with PBS NewsHour Weekend to discuss efforts by startups to raise cash in the 21st century and the new opportunities for investors created by the JOBS Act, specifically the crowdfunding provision that...
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10/30/2013
On Wednesday, October 23rd the Securities and Exchange Commission released for comment a “crowdfunding” proposal. Below is a statement from Steve Case on this proposal.  
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10/23/2013
After nearly a decade of investing our own capital in venture stage companies, we are excited to share the news that later today, we will close the Revolution Ventures fund, the first early stage fund from Revolution that also includes investment...
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9/27/2013

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