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With loans of just $10, this startup has built a financial services powerhouse in emerging markets

Peris Kimeli and Betsy Cheruyot were students at Kenyatta University thinking about launching a business when they applied for their first loans from the mobile lending company, Tala. Hoping to get a

The Rise of the Rest seed fund announces its first group of investments

The Rise of the Rest seed fund’s first round of startup investments cover eight states that are usually overlooked by tech investors, including Kentucky, South Carolina and Ohio. The $150 million fu

As the federal government falters, technology is leading a rise of the rest in statehouses nationwide

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Steve Case’s $150M Rise of the Rest seed fund launches with an impressive roster of investors

A long list of prominent American businesspeople have joined AOL co-founder Steve Case’s new Rise of the Rest seed fund for startups in the Midwest and other areas that are overlooked by investors.

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 Reso

AOL co-founder Steve Case on why VCs need to look beyond Silicon Valley

AOL co-founder Steve Case took to the stage at Disrupt New York this morning to discuss myriad issues, from his former company’s merging with one-time competitor Yahoo (pro) to a potential run for C

Steve Case to talk Aol, startups and ‘the rise of the rest’ at Disrupt NY

Aol founder and noted venture capitalist Steve Case is coming to Disrupt NY this May, and there's plenty to talk about. Since leaving Aol in 2005, Case has invested in startups in smaller markets, and

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author J.D. Vance joins Revolution LLC to promote startups outside of Silicon Valley

Drain the swamp

If you’re an average American, your pension fund is likely backing venture capital funds -- and subsidizing our massages, dinners and Uber rides. Pension funds are a huge source of capital for VCs,

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

Three ways tech is reinventing a surprising sector

More than 1 million users. Sixteen billion monthly page views. Ninety-nine percent user engagement. If these sound like stats from tech companies, you’re right. Except these tech companies are nonpr

INNOVATE2016: Silicon Valley needs to address equality or risk being vilified in the U.S.

Entrepreneurs and investors need to build innovative products and services that benefit everyone, and not just the privileged. Unless Silicon Valley becomes more inclusive, eventually the populists w

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 themselv

Steve Case’s Venture Firm Revolution Growth Is Raising $450 Million For Third Fund

AOL founder and former chairman and CEO Steve Case has moved on to investing, and is doing so in a big way. Revolution Growth, the firm he founded in 2005 along with former AOL execs Donn David and Te

No Need For Alarm Over Private Company Valuations

With 137% returns in an approximately two year period, there’s logic in mutual funds continuing to throw big dollars into strong IPO candidates, thus significantly inflating valuations. With this en

Steve Case Talks American Competitiveness And Finding The Next Wave

Detroit might seem like an odd place to hold a tech conference, but when Steve Case, CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.revolution.com">Revolution</a> and founder of AOL (TechCrunch's parent c

AOL Founder Steve Case On The JOBS Act: Not A Big Deal In Silicon Valley, ‘Really Important’ In Detroit

Steve Case, CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.revolution.com">Revolution</a> and founder of TechCrunch-owner AOL, was <a target="_blank" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small

1M Students Strong, Echo360 Secures $31M From Steve Case, Ted Leonsis To Flip Higher Ed

Today, <a href="http://echo360.com/one-million-students-is-just-the-beginning/">four-year-old Echo360 already has 1 million students</a> using its blended learning solutions in over 6,000 classrooms a

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

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/steve-case">Steve Case</a>, the co-founder of <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/aol">AOL</a> (which owns TechCrunch blah blah blah) and founder of <a

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

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-258247" title="aol" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/aol.jpeg" alt="" />Like most little kids, I used to love getting things in the mail.
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