Tech Council of Maryland Honors Ted Leonsis with Lifetime Achievement Award

We’re so proud that last week, Revolution Growth's co-founder Ted Leonsis was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association. The TCM Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually to a Marylander who displays commitment and leadership across the technology community, and who encourages creativity and innovative ideas.

Three Revolution Growth Companies Selected as Finalists for 2014 Corporate Growth Awards

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 Corporate Growth (ACG). The three D.C. based organizations are finalists in the Venture Deal of the Year category, which seeks to recognize the most outstanding venture deal from 2013.

Steve Case Joins Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship

This morning, 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 including the State Department, the Commerce Department, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). 

Steve Case $1M Investment Promise Draws Enthusiasm in 'Rise of the Rest' Regions

In a surprise announcement this week 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 seven different North American cities, during their next fundraising rounds.

Same Stuff - In a Bigger Bag: WhatsApp and Facebook

As originally posted on Ted's Take, Revolution Growth partner Ted Leonsis reflects on the blockbuster deal announced yesterday involving Facebook and WhatsApp. Read the full post below:

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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