Revolution Ventures

  • #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

    … Constant Contact in November in a transaction valued at $1.1 billion. It ranked as one of the biggest exits in local tech of 2015. Together, Endurance and Constant Contact will serve more than five million small businesses and nonprofit organizations and boast combined revenue greater than $1 billion. Veteran analyst Peter Krasilovsky described…

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

    … the changes he’s seen in his 16 years in ad-tech and how location influences ironSource’s services. Jason Richelson is the founder and chief strategy officer at ShopKeep, which began life as POS software provider and now offers hardware, payments, marketing, and analytics to SMB customers. Before ShopKeep, Richelson co-founded gourmet food and wine…

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

    … is in rethinking existing categories instead of creating new ones. Savage’s firm, Revolution, which invested in an early iteration of Zipcar years ago, led early investments in scheduling software Booker and a later stage investment in on-demand home-cleaning service Handy through an affiliated growth fund. “Thematically, we focus on categories…

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