The Future of the Workplace is Flexible


Convening with CEO and co-founder Ryan Simonetti By Steve Murray and Patrick Conroy , Partners at Revolution Growth Convene’s London location at 22 Bishopsgate In 2018, Revolution Growth led an investment in Convene , an emerging leader in flexible work, meetings and events, and premium venues.

Betting Beyond the Bowl: Investing in Sweetgreen Was Always About More Than Salad


In 2013, Sweetgreen had 22 locations in D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Boston, and New York?—?the the first a 560-square-foot shack in our backyard.


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SXSW 2022: Building the Sustainable Startups of the Future


As the imperative to tackle climate change mounts and more consumers seek brands that align with their environmental values, major companies have sustainability firmly on their radar. But implementing green initiatives is easier said than done?—?which

Revolution Growth Invests in Team Liquid Parent Company, aXiomatic


The esports and gaming startup partners with industry leaders to create best-in-class shared digital experiences for fans and players alike. Meet aXiomatic ?—?the the leading esports and gaming enabler and latest addition to Revolution Growth’s portfolio.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Revolution Growth Invests in Curbio, the Leading Proptech Platform for Pre-Sale Home Renovation


The Maryland-Based Startup Offers a Fix Now, Pay-at-Closing Solution for Optimal Sale Outcomes Say hello to Curbio ?—?the the proptech company seizing an untapped opportunity within the $85B pre-sale home improvement market and the latest addition to the Revolution Growth portfolio.

Cities are Like Startups


2021: The Great Acceleration of the Rise of the Rest & the End of “Silicon X Syndrome.” Part I) Cities are Like Startups Cities are like startups. And like many other industries, “business as usual” has been completely disrupted by the coronavirus.

Sportstech is Creating a Player-Centric Future


This article originally appeared on [link]. Superstar athletes have always commanded power and prestige through their celebrity status. But today, players want to capitalize on their personal, multi-million-follower brands at the peaks of their careers rather than afterwards.

Why We’re Backing the Next Generation of OOH Advertising


Welcoming Place Exchange to the Revolution Ventures Portfolio Today, Revolution Ventures is thrilled to announce an investment in Place Exchange , the leading platform for programmatic out-of-home (OOH) advertising.

Rebuilding the Financial Payment System


Our Investment in Sila, the Portland-based Startup Founded by a Fintech Pioneer. By Revolution Ventures Partner Clara Sieg and VP Graham Ober Banking regulations are confusing. For over 150 years, that has worked to the advantage of legacy banks by deterring competition.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Our Latest Investment: Bringing AI to Professional Service Firms


Today, we are pleased to announce our seed investment in Anduin , a software company improving invoicing, accelerating collections, and modernizing payments for owners and executives in professional services, such as accounting.

AppHarvest is now APPH: Rise of the Rest’s First Publicly Traded Company


On February 1st, the AppHarvest team?—?led led by Founder & CEO Jonathan Webb ?—?rang rang the opening bell on the NASDAQ stock exchange, signifying the start of their new chapter in life as a public traded company after successfully completing a merger with Novus Capital Corporation.

Predictions for Living, Working, & Traveling Post-Covid in America’s Startup Cities


Post-Pandemic Geography: Predictions for Living, Working, & Traveling Post-Covid in America’s Startup Cities Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Announces that Airbnb Co-founder and CEO, Brian Chesky, will join Steve Case for the Tech Talent Tour Mainstage Discussion (Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET).

Listen Up! Why Revolution Ventures is Investing in Indianapolis-based Casted


By Revolution Ventures Managing Partner David Golden and VP Alex Shtarkman As voracious consumers of podcasting content, we could not be more excited to announce our investment in Indianapolis-based Casted , a company reinventing the traditional digital content marketing playbook.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

The Great Acceleration of the Rise of the Rest (Part II): Does your City have a Moat?


2021: The Great Acceleration of the Rise of the Rest (Part II): Does your City have a Moat? What’s the secret sauce for emerging tech hubs who want to seize this shake-the-snow-globe moment of tech talent redistributing across the country?

Wagmo’s Vision for a New Category of Pet Wellness


An Interview with Wagmo Cofounder & CEO Christie Horvath By Revolution Ventures’ Clara Sieg and Graham Ober There are currently 85 million pet parents in the United States, contributing to a $99 billion pet care market. Yet only 3% of those pets are covered by insurance.

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Rise of the Rest Seed Fund Managing Partner, David Hall, Testifies on Capitol Hill


On December 15, 2020, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund Managing Partner David Hall, testified in front of the U.S.

Founders must show investors that sustainability is more than lip service


Originally published in TechCrunch on June 8, 2021. Ending years of debates over environmental sustainability, the United States officially declared a climate crisis earlier this year, deeming climate considerations an “essential element” of foreign policy and national security.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

The New Startup Geography: VCs used to view the heartland as an investment desert.


The New Startup Geography: VCs used to view the heartland as an investment desert. But the pandemic has altered the whole idea of place. Read more in the March/April issue of Inc.

The Appointment of Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff


Ron Klain has been asked by President-elect Biden to return to public service in a critically important role at a critically important time in our nation’s history.

As Gaming Flourishes, Scopely Accelerates Growth with New Round of Funding


Gaming is growing. Even before COVID-19, the pastime, once largely perceived as the domain of young males, was escalating in popularity with an expanding roster of titles to accommodate gamers of all kinds.

Kansas City-Based BacklotCars Acquired by KAR Global


Most people who are familiar with Revolution , have heard of our Rise of the Rest Bus Tours where we visit five startup ecosystems in five days, once a year, to shine a spotlight on a city’s startups and the groups and individuals who champion them.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Revolution Growth-Backed BigCommerce Goes Public


In 2013, we invested in BigCommerce , a SaaS startup helping companies build, manage, and market online stores. This morning, the Austin-based company raised its initial public offering. BigCommerce is now listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol BIGC.

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Our Investment in Good Buy Gear


By Revolution Ventures Partner Clara Sieg and Principal Graham Ober Although we briefly met Kristin Langenfeld, co-founder and CEO of Denver-based Good Buy Gear , last summer?—?in in the pre-pandemic days of in-person conferences?—?we

Why Revolution Growth is Investing in Orchard


Today we are thrilled to announce our investment in Orchard , a company dramatically simplifying the process of buying and selling a home with a modern, digital experience from search to close.

How COVID-19 Has Changed the Way We Support Our Early-Stage Founders


Across the startup landscape, founders are struggling to address the unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

The Path Forward in Foodtech


How Startups Plan to Reopen


Insights from Revolution-Backed CEOs As states across the country begin to reopen, business leaders everywhere are strategizing on how to keep employees and customers safe.

A Weeklong Series: 10 Tech Trends from the Decade That Was … and What Will Be


A Weeklong Series: 10 Tech Trends from the Decade That Was … and What Will Be As we kick off 2020?—?both both a new year, and a new decade?—?it it makes sense to take a step back, reflect on what’s happened, and identify some of the trends worth keeping an eye on.

How High Rents Hinder Startup Activity


Three Tools to Help Solve the Crisis of Workforce Housing The scientist Richard Hamming liked to ask friends and colleagues what they believed was the most interesting question in their field, and why they weren’t working on it. It’s a great question worth considering.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.