Virginia-Based CustomInk Named Top Workplace by FORTUNE

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 Washington, D.C.-area company to make the list. This isn't the first time CustomInk has scored big on employee satisfaction; they were recognized in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 in Great Place to Work Rankings: Best Medium Workplaces.

We Can (and Should) Celebrate The Downtown Project

Amidst the Downtown Project’s announced restructuring and round of layoffs, it felt a bit odd to be participating in Tech Cocktail’s so-deemed Celebrate Conference this month. Centered in the heart of downtown Vegas, the conference showcased the redevelopment work of the past few years, both local and out-of-town startups, and a slate of speakers focused on entrepreneurship and fostering emerging tech hubs.

Rise of the Rest 1.0 Reunion Recap

Last June, Steve and several members of the Revolution team hit the road for the inaugural Rise of the Rest Road Tour – a multi-partner effort to shine a spotlight on high-growth entrepreneurship in regions of the country often overlooked by investors and national media. Our goal was to not only talk about entrepreneurship where it’s happening but accelerate it.  To achieve that we held “Rise of the Rest” pitch competitions in each of the four cities we visited where the winners earned a $100,000 investment from Steve.


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