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Congratulations to our own Steve Case who was recognized as one of the ‘Most Admired CEOs’ within the region last week at the Washington Business Journal’s annual recognition for the best and brightest in business. We were thrilled to also see...
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12/15/2014
This morning, one of our Revolution Growth portfolio companies announced a huge milestone – $50 million in Series C funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (KCPB) with co-investment from Generation Investment Management (Generation). We...
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12/10/2014
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...
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11/21/2014
On Thursday, November 20th, President Obama announced a series of Immigration Accountability Executive Actions. 
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11/20/2014
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...
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10/20/2014
Last week we had the opportunity to visit five cities in five days - Madison, Minneapolis, Des Moines, Kansas City and St. Louis – for the second Rise of the Rest Road Tour celebrating growing entrepreneurial ecosystems in America’s heartland. We...
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10/15/2014
In less than a week, Steve and the team will hit the road for our second Rise of the Rest Road Tour. While we put the final touches on what promises to be an epic five days, today we announced the finalists for the pitch competitions. Five winners (...
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9/30/2014
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...
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9/25/2014
Forty trailblazing women across the Washington area were recognized this week by Bisnow Ventures as "Power Women in DC Tech", including our own Song Pak.
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9/10/2014
Yesterday was a big day in the world of mobile with Apple's highly anticipated unveiling of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch. Our own Ted Leonsis shares his reactions...
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9/10/2014
Today, we’re excited to announce a second Rise of the Rest Road Tour to spotlight emerging startup communities in the heart of the United States. Steve Case will lead the 5 city, 5 day tour with stops in Madison on October 6th, Minneapolis on...
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8/27/2014
Today, Inc. magazine published their 33rd annual Inc. 500 | 5000 rankings and we are excited to congratulate the three Revolution Growth portfolio companies that made the 2014 list. The list highlights the fastest-growing privately-held companies in...
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8/20/2014
Recently the venture capital industry has been under review by critics, venture capitalists and the media, each noting how it is changing, why and what we can expect moving forward. I agree the landscape is changing - not unlike any other industry...
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7/29/2014
And that's a wrap! The Rise of the Rest Tour  has concluded, but we wanted to share with you the highlights from our 1,300 mile, four-city journey last month.
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7/23/2014
Over the course of our 1,000 mile, four-city Rise of the Rest Tour last week, we visited with dozens of civic and private sector leaders and met hundreds of entrepreneurs. But one of the highlights of the trip in each city were the pitch...
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7/2/2014
Congratulations are in order for three of our portfolio companies for being named to The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces - CustomInk, newBrandAnalytics and Resonate. The companies that made the list were chosen based on feedback from their own...
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6/23/2014
We are days away from the kickoff of the Rise of the Rest Road Tour. While Steve and the team are packing their bags and preparing to hit the road, we are thrilled to announce the finalists for our four pitch competitions where one winner in each...
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6/21/2014

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