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  • Colbert Asks Steve Case About The ‘Sharing Economy’, Invents Toasterster

    Colbert Asks Steve Case About The ‘Sharing Economy’, Invents Toasterster

    Steve Case, the co-founder of AOL (which owns TechCrunch blah blah blah) and founder of Revolution, was on The Colbert Report yesterday to get interrupted by host Stephen Colbert after every other word he spoke while attempting to explain the ‘sharing economy’ to him and the audience. Fortunately for viewers, the interruptions were amusing, especially when Colbert lays out his… Read More

  • How Much Did It Cost AOL To Send Us Those CDs In The 90s? "A Lot!," Says Steve Case

    How Much Did It Cost AOL To Send Us Those CDs In The 90s? "A Lot!," Says Steve Case

    Like most little kids, I used to love getting things in the mail. And in the 1990s, I was lucky enough to get something new every single day. Sadly, 99.9 percent of those were install discs from AOL. If you lived in the United States in the 1990s, you remember these. They started as 3.5-inch floppies and transitioned into CDs. And I’m not exaggerating. I got one just about every… 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

  • 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