In the News
March 2, 2015 - CNBC.com - The tech-laden Nasdaq index has hit the 5,000 benchmark for the first time in 15 years. Sure—big, round stock market numbers are purely symbolic, but this one carries with it quite a bit more baggage. To call it a generation's worth wouldn't be unfair. David Golden, who ran investment banking at Hambrecht & Quist during the bubble years, recalls one particular idiom that encapsulated the mayhem, "If you could fog a mirror, you could go public."
February 25, 2015 - Fortune - In mid-October 2014, when I was asked to serve as the first U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator, America was gripped by Ebola fear. We had quickly gone from zero cases of the disease ever diagnosed on U.S. soil to four in a matter of days. Overseas, the epidemic raged in West Africa, with hundreds of new cases being reported each week in Liberia.
February 23, 2015 - Tech Cocktail - The startup life can be a rough life: fact. Every day, both founders and employees of startups can experience several road blocks to success, and anything that can help them get through the day is always welcomed. “It’s not about how to get started; its about how to get noticed.” – Steve Case
February 23, 2015 - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that it will honor Steve Case, Revolution Chairman and CEO, at its upcoming 11th Annual Digital Patriots Dinner. Case will be recognized as a digital patriot at this major technology policy event for his long support of technology innovation. The Digital Patriots Dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
February 23, 2015 - Harvard Business Review - Investors like Steve Case and Brad Feld are betting on companies outside Silicon Valley, predicting that “the rise of the rest” will geographically level the entrepreneurial playing field and make startup communities more prevalent throughout the country.
February 19, 2015 - The Washington Post - “There’s a foundation where another generation of companies can be created. And an offshoot of that is another generation of companies. And an offshoot of that is another generation of companies,” said Tige Savage, a managing partner at investment firm Revolution and financial backer of LivingSocial.
February 19, 2015 - Entrepreneur - Welcome to the Entrepreneur VC 100 list of top early-stage venture capital firms -- a platform highlighting the who’s who of the U.S. startup ecosystem. The ranking is based on data from PitchBook, a Seattle-based data and tech provider for the global private equity and venture capital markets. #85 Revolution, Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2015 - TechCrunch - One of the best parts of the TechCrunch Meetup Pitch-Offs, beyond the beer and the fun conversation and the new tech, is our amazing judges. David Hall is a Director at Revolution Ventures and is responsible for investment sourcing, execution, and oversight for Revolution Ventures portfolio companies.
February 10, 2015 - Upstart Business Journal - AOL founder Steve Case has emerged as one of the nation's leading advocates for entrepreneurship. It's only fitting, since he helped popularize the Internet by founding AOL that he would want to popularize startups. But unlike many in the tech community, Case has a vision that goes far beyond Silicon Valley.
February 4, 2015 - Washington Business Journal - Steve Case's prediction that states east of the Mississippi River would outraise Silicon Valley in 2014 didn't exactly pan out. So how does Case see the shortfall? "Just a detail, a little bump in the road," he told me Tuesday...
February 2, 2015 - The Washington Post (by Tige Savage) - The U.S. Postal Service recently announced the expansion of Metro Post, its same-day delivery service (that it has been testing in San Francisco and New York City), to the Washington, D.C. area. Under the program, shoppers can place orders from participating retailers by 2 p.m. and receive their items between 4 and 6 p.m. the same day.
January 31, 2015 - The Cap Times/Madison.com - Okay, we're not Silicon Valley – yet. But the Madison technology startup scene enjoyed its best year of growth ever in 2014. Among the highlights was AOL founder Steve Case kicking off his 2014 Rise of the Rest Tour in downtown Madison.