Road Trip 6.0

JD Vance, Steve Case want the heartland's start-up pitches
USA Today  | 06.26.17

Coming home: "Boomerang" workers are reviving Rust Belt job growth
Axios  | 10.18.17

Think York County is just Harleys and snack foods? Tour spotlights York's high-tech firms
York Daily Record  | 10.10.17

Here’s What I Learned at This Year’s Rise of the Rest Tour
BizPhilly  | 10.12.17

Sahi Cosmetics wins $100,000 in Rise of the Rest pitch competition
Crain's Detroit Business  | 10.12.17

'Rise of the Rest' gives rise to startup businesses in Ann Arbor
The Michigan Daily  | 10.11.17

Can Indy Catch Tech’s ‘Third Wave?’
Inside Indiana Business  | 10.13.17

Water-testing startup wins $100K in pitch competition
Indianapolis Business Journal  | 10.13.17

Steve Case, J.D. Vance stop in Columbus during venture capital bus tour
Columbus Business First  | 10.13.17

Columbus should promote itself as top spot for business startups, AOL co-founder says
The Columbus Dispatch  | 10.13.17

Green Bay's Lanehub takes home $100,000 Rise of the Rest pitch prize
Green Bay Press-Gazette  | 10.17.17

At Lambeau Field, Case & Vance Plot a Path for Emerging Startup Hubs
Xconomy  | 10.18.17


Rise of the Rest Mission

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Author J.D. Vance Moves to Ohio to Find Venture-Capital Deals
The Wall Street Journal  | 03.22.17

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author and Steve Case join forces to bring tech jobs to the heartland
The Washington Post  | 03.22.17

Steve Case: Let's Invest in Middle America
USA Today | 01.17.17

How Startups xan Diversify
TIME | 12.01.16

AOL Co-Founder Steve Case on the Rise of Second Cities
The Wall Street Journal | 10.21.16

Peter Thiel is wrong about the cities spearheading startup success
Recode | 09.19.16

Steve Case Is Looking Outside Silicon Valley for the Next Big Thing
Fortune | 08.01.16


Road Trip 5.0

Steve Case Announces Rise of the Rest 5.0 Lineup | 07.29.16

Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest will visit Omaha and Lincoln this fall
Silicon Prairie News | 07.28.16

AOL founder Steve Case coming to Denver in a bus in search of startups
The Denver Post | 07.28.16

ABQ tapped as stop on Steve Case's startup tour
Albuquerque Business First | 07.28.16

Brad Feld and Steve Case: Fear Can Paralyze or Propel Us
Entrepreneur | 10.05.16

Steve Case to Invest in Western Startups as Rise of the Rest Tour Begins
Tech.Co | 09.28.16

Omaha startup wins $100,000 from AOL co-founder in pitch contest
Omaha World Herald | 10.04.16

AOL Co-Founder Steve Case: The Future Of Entrepreneurship Is Between The Coasts
Colorado Public Radio | 10.12.16

Steve Case Comes To Utah In Giant Bus, Hangs Out With Utah’s Entrepreneurs, Invests $100K In PK Clean Technologies
Beehive Startups | 10.07.16

Rise of the Rest contest brings venture capital to Phoenix
AZ Central | 10.13.16


Road Trip 4.0

Steve Case's VC Bus Tour Looks To Fund Startups In Overlooked Cities
FastCompany | 08.06.15

We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution
TechCrunch | 09.05.15

Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, and Salesforce for Startups Announce Fall “Rise of the Rest” Bus Tour with Steve Case
BusinessWire | 08.05.15

Steve Case Celebrates US Entrepreneurs Alongside the White House
Tech.Co | 09.04.15

Steve Case’s ‘Rise of the Rest’ tour is coming to Baltimore | 08.04.15

Women-led Health Tech Startup wins $100K from Steve Case
DC Inno | 09.29.15

Former AOL CEO to invest $100K in one Philadelphia startup
Philly Voice | 08.06.15

Steve Case Bets on Philly Entrepreneurs | 09.30.15

Surprise! Rise of the Rest leads to $100K investments into two startups
Buffalo Business First | 10.01.15

Seven NH tech firms named finalists for startup prize
NH Business Review | 09.23.15

Eight Maine startups named to pitch Steve Case for a $100,000 investment
Portland Press Herald | 09.22.15 


Road Trip 3.0

With a bus and a checkbook, Steve Case tries to remap American entrepreneurship
The Washington Post | 04.03.15

With a bus and a checkbook, Steve Case tries to remap American entrepreneurship
The Huffington Post | 05.16.15

'Rise of the Rest' winner: Pear Deck
CNBC | 03.16.15

“Rise of the Rest” tour with Steve Case comes to Richmond on May 4
Virginia Business | 03.16.15

On a day of pitches, Case, Durham and ArchiveSocial throw strikes
The Washington Post | 05.07.15

AOL co-founder coming to area with $100K to invest
The Post and Courier | 03.22.15

Startup that streamlines job interviews wins $100K
New Orleans City Business | 05.11.15


Road Trip 2.0

Steve Case: 'Rise of the rest' movement
CNBC | 09.30.14

Here Are the Finalists in Steve Case’s ‘Rise of the Rest’ Road Trip Pitch Competitions
Tech.Co | 09.30.14

Celebrating Civic Innovation | 10.08.14

5 Midwest Cities on the Entrepreneurial Rise
The Huffington Post | 10.02.14

The Midwest Is On Track For Its Strongest Year In Startup Investing As “The Rest” Rises
TechCrunch | 10.20.14

Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based
Entrepreneur | 10.13.14

Search Engine Leap.It Wins Steve Case's $100K Startup Competition
Forbes | 10.10.14

SoLoMo Technology takes home $100,000 Rise of the Rest jackpot
Wisconsin State Journal | 10.07.14

AOL co-founder talks importance of entrepreneurship to economy
The Gazette | 10.09.14

AOL co-founder Steve Case to invest in St. Louis startup: St. Louis tech events
St. Louis Business Journal | 10.06.14


Road Trip 1.0

Steve Case Searches for Next Great American Company
Bloomberg | 05.22.14

Where in the world is investor Steve Case? This week, not Washington
The Washington Post | 06.20.14

Steve Case Startup Tour Kicks Off In Detroit With $100,000 Prize
Forbes | 06.24.14

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Will Join Steve Case on ‘Rise of the Rest Road Trip
Tech.Co | 06.20.14

Should you move to Detroit?
MarketWatch | 06.24.14

Steve Case: Startups Exist Outside Silicon Valley, Too
FOX Business | 06.27.14

Start-Ups Are Just Not for Silicon Valley Anymore
Bloomberg | 06.27.14

Pittsburgh, Cincinnati spar ahead Case's Rise of the Rest Tour
Pittsburgh Business Times | 06.12.14

'Rise of the Rest' tour much more than pep rally | 06.23.14

What it will take to win AOL co-founder Steve Case's money
Nashville Business Journal | 06.13.14