Revolutionary Views

A Blog About How Innovative Businesses Can Change the World

Congratulations to AddThis on its recent #1 ranking amongst DC-based startups in web traffic volume.
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4/2/2013
At Revolution, we made our first bets on the concept of sharing nearly a decade ago with our investments in Exclusive Resorts (2003) and Zipcar (2005). Now collaborative consumption has come of age. 
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3/15/2013
After his meeting at the White House today with President Obama and leaders from the technology community, Steve Case issued the following statement.
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3/14/2013
The Revolution team sat down with Resonate CEO Bryan Gernert to hear his perspective on leading a high-growth company. Throughout his career Bryan has led businesses through periods of significant transformation and growth. Before joining Resonate,...
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3/7/2013
I was encouraged by President Obama's acknowledgment in tonight's State of the Union address of the important role entrepreneurs play in driving economic growth.
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2/12/2013
Two years after the Presidents Council on Jobs and Competitiveness presented their recommendations, this "report card" summarizes the progress achieved to date.  
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1/31/2013
Mark Walsh joins FedBid as President... We are all excited about this big growth opportunity. Mark is a veteran web, e-commerce and media executive.
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10/29/2012
A big congratulations to our chairman and CEO, Steve Case, who has been tapped to deliver the 2013 Commencementspeech at the University of North Carolina.   
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10/23/2012
FedBid, Inc., the fully-managed online marketplace revolutionizing commerce, announced the appointment of top marketing expert and thought leader, Susan L. Bostrom, to its Board of Directors.
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10/17/2012
Last week, our CEO, Steve Case, joined entrepreneurs in Chicago and Des Moines as part of two key stops on his “Rise of the Rest” trip, visiting promising ecosystems across the country that are nurturing high-potential young companies.
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10/15/2012
Can colleges and universities be more efficient? Sure. Many are already working on sharpening their budget pencils. But can they stop the runaway cost increases by just doing the same old thing more efficiently? No. 
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10/11/2012
  Earlier this week, Business Insider released its Digital 100 list of the world’s most valuable private technology companies...We were pleased to see that among the innovative and fast-growing businesses on the list were three Revolution portfolio...
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10/5/2012
Here is a nice story about how the Detroit Public School system saved dollars and increased efficiency by using a reverse auction platform from FedBid.
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9/25/2012
Remember when you were in college and everyone told you – “enjoy it while you can, these will be the best years of your life.” ... it was such great advice, some startups might learn a thing or two from the wisdom of mom and dad. 
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9/24/2012

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