2017 YEAR IN REVIEW
This year, Chicago-based Uptake signed a deal with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Energy, hit a valuation of $2.3 billion, and was ranked fifth on CNBC's 2017 Disruptors 50 List
Optoro + Interactions
Every year, Forbes picks the Next Billion Dollar Startups
— Optoro and Interactions were included on this year's list of 25 companies.
SportradarSportradar and Revolution hosted a summit on Capitol Hill to discuss the future of sports betting. Ted Leonsis, Ron Klain, and Jason Robins, CEO of DraftKings, also spoke at the event.
BigCommerce merchants experienced their highest sales ever this cyber week. Forbes reported
on the compelling data and insights.
INSIKTINSIKT raised $50 million
to expand to new and existing markets and provide loans to the underbanked community through responsible lending practices.
CEO SummitWe brought together founders, CEOs, and executives from our portfolio companies to D.C. to connect and share best practices.
We launched Entrepreneurs Wanted
, our Facebook Watch show which has been watched over 100,000 times. Revolution team members and portfolio commpanies share tips and provide thought leadership.
Media CoverageOur portfolio companies, partners, and firm were featured 83,792 times in the media this year.
Rise of the Rest
We launched the Rise of the Rest Seed fund
and brought together a group of iconic entrepreneurs, investors, and families to back startups outside of Silicon Valley.
Rise of the Rest 6.0Steve Case and the Revolution team continued to celebrate American entrepreneurship by visiting seven new cities. In total, Rise of the Rest has traveled 8,000 miles and visited 33 cities.