Revolution Ventures

    • Yext Shares Up Sharply in Initial Day of Trading, Portending Well for Local

      Yext‘s shares jumped nearly 22% in the company’s initial day of trading, with the price rising as high as $14.25 per share before settling to $13.41 at close. That left the company significantly above its $11 open and the original $8-$10 range it had set. The strong opening was a hopeful message from Wall Street for the local marketing industry, which has been looking to Yex ...

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  • #SFSNYC: Finding the Next Billion-Dollar Local Startup

    … and Revolution Ventures‘ Bobby Ocampo spoke with The Insurrection‘s Elizabeth Spiers about what they look for when making investments and what interests them in the local space right now. But the two also had different approaches to what they look for. Hartman explained that his firm specializes in making seed or even pre-seed investments, so they care…

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  • Rating Street Fight’s 2015 Predictions

    …’ path to purchase. Tige Savage, managing partner, Revolution Ventures The tech industry is about to become a defining force in lobbying thanks to the sharing economy. Historically, online companies disrupted some of the least regulated categories in our lives such as communication and commerce. Going forward, expect to see sharing and on-demand…

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  • 11 Luminaries You Don’t Want to Miss at Street Fight Summit New York 2015

    … here for Street Fight’s complete Foursquare coverage. Sharon Rowlands is the CEO of ReachLocal, an influential player in local online marketing since 2005, when it first offered small businesses the opportunity to advertise on search engines and directories. Rowlands, who previously served as the CEO of Altegrity, Penton Media, and Thomson…

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  • Investors Bet on Rethinking Old Categories — Not Creating New Ones

    … industry — once apathetic toward politics —will quickly become the defining force in lobbying over the next ten years. “The next ten years are going to look a lot different than the last ten years. The largest hirers of lobbying talent are the big internet tech companies,” said Savage. “They’re realizing that the biggest customer and largest regulator is the [US] government.” Steven Jacobs is Street Fight’s deputy editor. …

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