• Steve Case’s Revolution backs Resolute Innovation to connect companies with R&D

    Steve Case’s Revolution backs Resolute Innovation to connect companies with R&D

    It can be hard for big companies to keep tabs on all the research and innovation in their industry. The search for the best patents can be both cumbersome and disorganized. That’s the idea behind Resolute Innovation, a startup that aims to connect companies with big ideas. New York-based Resolute is building what they’re calling “technology scouting software,” or a… Read More

  • Steve Case’s Revolution Growth just closed a new fund with $525 million

    Steve Case’s Revolution Growth just closed a new fund with $525 million

    This morning, Revolution, a Washington, D.C.-based venture firm founded by former AOL executives Steve Case, Donn Davis and Ted Leonsis, is taking the wraps off its newest growth fund, which it has closed with $525 million. Revolution — which has helped fuel a growing startup scene in Washington, with regional bets that include the fast casual restaurant chain Sweetgreen; the… Read More

  • We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution Crunch Network

    We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution

    Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend” that can overturn industries. Ironically, the venture capital industry has begun to resemble markets that investors themselves are looking to disrupt. Read More

  • The 'Big Data' Revolution

    Keen On… So What’s The Big Deal About Big Data? [TCTV]

    This new book, Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think – written by Oxford University professor Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and The Economist journalist Ken Cukier – is the definitive guide to a new age which, both authors promise, is going to revolutionize the way we live, work and think. Read More

  • Push notification

    When technology and media intersect with the emotional underpinnings of our lives, the result is the kind of tsunami we’re experiencing with the iPad. It may seem petty to many to cheerlead a company and a technology so geared toward the pursuit of the next shiny object, the next Tweet, or whatever. But learning the language of this next generation of empowerment certainly is on our… Read More

  • Social Learning Company Koofers Raises $5 Million From Revolution, Others

    Social learning startup Koofers today announced that it has scored $5 million in Series A equity funding. This round includes Revolution, created by AOL (yes, our new parent company) co-founder Steve Case, and Nigel Morris‘ QED Investors with participation of the company’s existing investors, New Atlantic Ventures and Altos Ventures. Koofers aims to empower students to help each… Read More

  • Steve Case: AOL/Time Warner Merger May Have Worked Had I Played A More Active Role

    This morning at TechCrunch Disrupt, AOL cofounder Steve Case sat down for an interview with our own Michael Arrington to discuss an array of topics, including his current venture Revolution, his motivation to stay involved in entrepreneurship, and even a story about AOL’s offer to buy Yahoo for $2 million back in 1995 (they turned it down, but Case said Jerry Yang and David Filo… Read More

  • AOL Co-founder Steve Case Backs Online Wine Marketplace Vinfolio

    Co-founder of AOL Steve Case (who will be up on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt this morning – live stream here) has invested an undisclosed sum in online wine marketplace Vinfolio. The funding comes from Case’s investment company Revolution – partners David Golden and Philippe Bourguignon will join the startup’s board of directors. The deal terms were not disclosed. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Logitech MX Revolution wireless mouse for $50

    Best Buy has a heck of a deal on one of Logitech’s best mice: the Logitech MX Revolution. The retailer is selling it for just $50. That’s $25 less than Amazon is selling it for and 50% off the MSRP. Good deal? Yup. Good mouse? Everyone says so. Just remember that Nicholas Deleon was singled out and persecuted by Best Buy when you’re saving that cash. Read More