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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 ]

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 ...

Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs

Two years ago tomorrow, AOL co-founder Steve Case stood behind President Obama in the White House Rose Garden as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act -- or JOBS Act – was signed into law. Case was optimistic about the legislation then and he is optimistic about its potential...

Steve Case tells us that Obamacare will help start ups

Speaking at last night’s Pando Monthly in New York, Steve Case pointed out to us that Obamacare will increase the portability of health care and thus aid the start up economy. No longer will there be worries about being able to get health care if one steps outside the large company ...

Steve Case on the JOBS Act's second birthday and equity crowd-funding's long gestation

"It's time," said Steve Case, the former chief executive of AOL and founder of District-based investment firm Revolution LLC, in an interview Friday. Case is among the most vocal JOBS Act advocates, and recently, one of the most vocal critics of the SEC slow-walking one of the ...

Why Dropbox won’t drop Condoleezza Rice from its board

Winer’s perspective echoes what AOL co-founder Steve Case said at our last PandoMonthly event in New York: That for the next generation of Web companies to succeed, they’ll need to work with governments, not against them. “It requires a different skill set with more partnership, more ...

Tory Burch, Reid Hoffman Named Ambassadors For Global Entrepreneurship By Obama

From Silicon Valley elite ( LinkedIn's LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman and AOL’s Steve Case) to scrappy self-made founders (Chobani’s Hamdi Ulukaya and fashion’s Tory Burch), these billionaire ambassadors have years of entrepreneurial experience. And with an aggregate net worth of $7 billion...

Durham startup wows Fox Business News' 'The Willis Report'

And, thanks to Demo Day, it has a big new backer in AOL co-founder Steve Case, who decided to invest $100,000 in all participating companies, including Windsor Circle and Durham’s Automated Insights. “Steve has a big vision, and that vision is that there’s a tremendous amount of ...

How Windsor Circle won the Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day pitch

" And, having now officially pitched (and won) in front of AOL co-founder Steve Case and about 100 top Silicon Valley investors as part of Demo Day, he's prepared for anything. "So much of this publicity, it's feeding us," he says. "We walk in the door and they already know about us. " ...

How do you find inspiration for great ideas? A few smart minds explain.

... history and your own instincts but mostly by meeting people and talking to people and getting a sense of where the momentum is building.” — Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, chairman of Case Foundation and Revolution “I get my inspiration from meeting people and hearing about their life’s journey...

Small business weekly: Congress eyeing angel investors and tax extenders

... care law “is doing what’s it’s supposed to do.” (WP) A spur-of-the-moment investment: America Online co-founder Steve Case stunned onlookers last week when he committed to invest $100,000 in each of ten start-ups that flew in from around the country to pitch at Google’s headquarters in California...

Let’s get geeks into government

Steve Case, a co-founder of AOL, has supported White House projects to boost entrepreneurship and combat joblessness. Tech entrepreneurs also make huge donations to philanthropy. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, for example, has given funds to Newark education. And the whizz-kids have also ...

The Gitmo kids are alright (the Native American kids slightly less so)

How lovely How Cover can help Twitter become a better real-time news source Emotient can see you there and it thinks it knows how you’re feeling PandoMonthly New York with AOL co-founder Steve Case, the full interview Why Hollywood is making it rain on the YouTube ecosystem and why it’s ...

Startup Uses Eggs to Poach Employees from Facebook, Google

Sales pitch about Bigcommerce, which closed a $40 million investment round led by AOL co-founder Steve Case last year? Check! Bigcommerce, which has home bases in Sydney, Australia, and Austin, Texas, already snatched a few top executives from rivals. West Stringfellow, a veteran of ...

Bigcommerce tries poaching tech workers at S.F. bus stops

" Bigcommerce, which is expanding significantly after a $40 million Series C round of funding raised from former AOL chief Steve Case's venture capital firm, isn't the first to attempt the bus line hire. Last fall, Roku tried to poach Google employees waiting for the shuttle in Saratoga. ...

Irvine Co. signs quintet of Santa Clara leases, bags Erik's Delicafe

“The leases reflect Santa Clara Gateway’s appeal for companies seeking a workplace that enhances their brand and helps recruit and retain employees in a competitive market,” said Steve Case, executive vice president for Irvine Company Office Properties. “We refer to it as a workplace ...

5 Documentaries About Entrepreneurs You Need to Watch This Spring

The sell: Interviews with seasoned entrepreneurs such as Steve Case, Esther Dyson, and Alexis Ohanian make for some worthwhile teaching moments (and provide some star power). The sell: If access to tech stars like Brad Feld and Makerbot CEO Bre Pettis doesn't grab you, the case study of ...

Why Tech Startups Should Consider Abandoning Silicon Valley

Founded about a decade ago with former AOL CEO Steve Case, Revolution is a big advocate of what it calls the ‟rise of the rest," namely the formation of tech hubs outside of Silicon Valley. According to Tige Savage, Case's co-founder at Revolution, the firm's philosophy is to...

This Billionaire Just Gave 10 Startups $100,000 Each on a Whim

Minneapolis : MN : USA | Apr 04, 2014 at 10:54 AM PDT And today, 10 startup entrepreneurs are sure glad Steve Case did. At the first ever Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, the co-founder of AOL, Steve Case, one of 60 investors listening to the presentations, made an ...

Startup Aims to Poach Workers at Tech Bus Stops

They come boasting a clever hashtag (#poached), poached egg sandwiches and $40 million in funding raised from former AOL chief Steve Case's venture capital firm. Meanwhile, the shuttles have grown controversial in the last year, with some residents who see them as a symbol of ...

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