This morning, Revolution Ventures portfolio company Booker reached a new milestone with the launch of Promote, a new automated marketing system that helps drive customer loyalty and increase revenues for small-to-medium sized businesses. We had the chance to chat with Josh McCarter, CEO of Booker, about the launch and the company's recent momemtum. Read on to learn more about Promote!
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 fuel job creation and drive creative change will not just be – and cannot just be – technology or Internet companies.
Washington, D.C. – December 4th, 2013 – sweetgreen, the fast-growing organic, farm-to-table salad shop founded in Washington, D.C., today announced a $22 million investment from Revolution Growth. As part of the investment, Revolution Growth co-founder and iconic entrepreneur Steve Case will join the company’s board and act as advisor to sweetgreen’s founders, Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman and Nathaniel Ru.
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 approaches $200 million in annual revenues, with year over year growth of 50 percent. As part of the transaction, Ted Leonsis, co-founder of Revolution Growth, will join CustomInk’s board of directors.
We're excited to share that Revolution Growth co-founder Donn Davis will take part in the upcoming New York Times for the New Schools of Tomorrow Conference, which will bring together thought leaders from across sectors to explore opportunities for technology and public policy to significantly advance global online education.