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Steve Case

Stephen McConnell "Steve" Case (born August 21, 1958) is an American businessman best known as the co-founder and former chief executive officer and ... More »Stephen McConnell "Steve" Case (born August 21, 1958) is an American businessman best known as the co-founder and former chief executive officer and chairman of America Online (AOL). Since his retirement as chairman of AOL Time Warner in 2003, he has gone on to build a variety of new businesses through his investment company Revolution. In addition, he serves as chair of the Case Foundation run by his wife Jean Case. In early 2011, he was selected by President Barack Obama to serve as Chairman of the Startup America Partnership and named to the President's Council on Jobs & Competitiveness. Steve Case is also a frequent guest on CNBC's Squawk Box and appeared on August 24, 2011 to discuss his initiatives to spur high growth entrepreneurship and job creation on behalf of the Startup America Partnership and the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Case was born and grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he graduated from the private Punahou School (Class of 1976) and attended... [ Wikipedia ]

Steve Case explains what it takes to be an innovator

Steve Case, chairman of Revolution and co-founder of America Online, speaks at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg) Want to innovate? Then you need to be able to see the future. Of course, that’s easier said than done. Last week at the SXSW Interactivity ...

Steve Case’s Revolution Growth Invests $22 Million In Local, Organic Salad Chain Sweetgreen

Steve Case’s Revolution Growth Invests $22 Million In Local, Organic Salad Chain Sweetgreen Local, organic salad chain Sweetgreen has attracted $22 million in funding from Revolution Growth, the investment fund founded by Steve Case, Ted Leonsis, and Donn Davis. Along with the ...

Steve Case and Ted Leonsis: Their revolution

Steve Case and Ted Leonsis: Their revolution By Ryan Bradley, senior editor @FortuneMagazine October 22, 2013: 8:20 AM ET Steve Case (left) and Ted Leonsis at the Revolution offices in Washington, D.C. Ted Leonsis first met Steve Case in May 1993. Case's older ...

Steve Case: Still 'optimistic' on immigration reform The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Shee

By Dan Primack October 10, 2013: 3:07 PM ET AOL co-founder Steve Case believes we could still see comprehensive immigration reform in 2013. FORTUNE -- When Steve Case first co-founded AOL ( AOL ), few people gave it a chance to succeed. Either it would die from lack of ...

Washington’s new start-up economy doesn’t revolve around government work

“We’re on a path to being a more vibrant, diversified economy with more entrepreneurial aspects,” said Steve Case, the co-founder of AOL, which spawned dozens of tech spinoffs and start-ups in the D.C. area. Case now runs D.C.-based Revolution, which invests in start-ups, mostly in the ...

Steve Case: Don’t let the United States turn into Detroit

Aspen Institute president Walter Isaacson interviews Steve Case, left. (Matt McFarland/The Washington Post) AOL co-founder Steve Case stressed the need for the United States to remain innovative Tuesday at an event hosted by the Aspen Institute in Washington. “We kind of led on ...

Steve Case on AOL-Time Warner: “I don’t regret doing the merger”

Sarah Lacy, at tonight’s PandoMonthly in New York, asked AOL’s founder Steve Case to do just that. Her question: how did he think the $164 billion AOL-Time Warner merger, that ultimately gave 55 percent of the company to AOL and the CEO title to Time Warner’s Gerald Levin, went? Quite a ...

Steve Case: I never doubted the promise of the Internet, but I doubted if AOL would survive to parti...

“Just 3 percent of America was online at that point, and the average user spent just 1 hour online per week,” former Chairman and CEO Steve Case said during tonight’s PandoMonthly fireside chat in New York. When AOL went out to raise its first round of venture capital (and even seven ...

Steve Case peers into the future of the Internet

Steve Case, 55, the iconic founder of America Online, a digital media company now known as AOL, has a bone to pick with today's entrepreneurs. Too many modern start-ups, he said, are built with the sole purpose of being sold or flipped within a few years. While there's certainly nothing ...

AOL Co-founder Steve Case on the Decentralization of Innovation

MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito (L) interviews AOL co-founder Steve Case (R) at the EmTech MIT event on October 10, 2013. At the EmTech MIT event this week, Director of the MIT Media Lab Joi Ito sat down with AOL co-founder and former CEO Steve Case to talk about investing in ...

Wall Street set for tech IPO let-down

“This clearly is shaping up to be the best year for IPOs in a decade,” said Steve Case, the former head of online service America Online and now head of his own private investment firm, Revolution. Rightly or wrongly, however, it is the next budding consumer internet giants that excite ...

Transcript: Don Graham and a social family affair

They both worked for Steve Case I think, met at Revolution, married, and then started complementary businesses in a way. Right? Yours is basically a way to help businesses monetize on Facebook and social networks? WALTER ISAACSON: Is that the short form of it? And then LivingSocial, as ...

One D.C. entrepreneur-turned-investor continued to make his voice heard on policy issues related to technology companies this year: Steve Case. The former AOL chairman championed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act that President Obama signed into law last year. Some of the ...

Steve Case's Revolution Invests $22M in Sweetgreen Salad Shop

Steve Case is sweet on healthy living. The co-founder of AOL Inc. invested his private funds into salad restaurant Sweetgreen Inc. last year. After watching the farm-to-table salad shop expand–it now includes nearly two dozen locations–he put in another $22 million Wednesday on behalf of ...

PandoMonthly New York with AOL co-founder Steve Case, the full interview

... Court to defend it And now we have a Tinder for home-buying Steve Case on AOL-Time Warner: “I don’t regret doing the merger” Steve Case: In the third wave of the Internet...

Steve makes Case for immigration reform at PandoMonthly

As CEO and Chairman of AOL, Steve Case spearheaded the mainstream adoption of the internet across the US starting in the early 90’s. He left AOL in 2003 and employed his savvy in making startup investments, until in 2011 he made the jump from capital to Capitol. For the past three years ...

Report: Washington area firms raised $1.54 billion in venture capital last year

Revolution chief executive and former AOL chairman Steve Case said the investment firm spends little time thinking about whether a company will eventually pursue an initial public offering, focusing instead on the idea behind the business and the founders’ ability to make it a reality. ...

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