Steve Case & Revolution Ventures to Invest $100K in Startup Here on May 5
Entrepreneur Steve Case & Revolution Ventures will award one Triangle-based startup a $100,000 investment prize when the Rise of the Rest Road Trip comes to the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Tuesday, May 5.
Best known as the co-founder of internet giant America Online, Case is the founder and partner of D.C.-based venture capital firm Revolution Ventures. The company’s multi-city Rise of the Rest Road Trip includes a Fireside Chat, a Pitch Competition and a Startup Celebration. The Fireside Chat and Pitch Competition are scheduled to begin at the Carolina Theatre at 2 p.m. on May 5.
During the Pitch Competition, 10 innovative Raleigh-Durham startups will make 5-minute pitches to Case and a panel of all-star judges who will decide which fledgling company will receive the $100,000 prize.
The event is free, but RSVP is required.
The Startup Celebration will occur at American Underground after 5 p.m.