Stephen Case Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 85

  • Portfolio
  • 33

  • Exits
  • 51


Stephen Case General Information


Mr. Stephen Case serves as Board Member at Maui Land & Pineapple Company. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Partner at Revolution. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at The Case Foundation. Mr. Case served as Advisor Echo360. Mr. Case is one of America's best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs and a pioneer in making the Internet part of everyday life. For the past 15 years, Steve's focus has been on starting and scaling Revolution, the Washington DC-based investment firm that now backs entrepreneurs at every stage of their development. Revolution Growth has invested nearly $1 billion in growth-stage companies including Sweetgreen, Tempus, Tala, DraftKings, and Clear. Revolution Ventures has backed more than two dozen venture-stage companies, including Framebridge, Policygenius, and Bloomscape. The Rise of the Rest Seed Fund has invested in more than 130 startups in over 70 U.S. cities, in partnership with many of America's most successful entrepreneurs and investors. Mr. Case's entrepreneurial career began in 1985 when he co-founded America Online (AOL). Under Steve's leadership, AOL became the world's largest and most valuable Internet company, helping to drive the worldwide adoption of a medium that has transformed business and society. AOL was the first Internet company to go public, and the best-performing stocks of the 1990s, delivering an 11,616% return to shareholders. At its peak, nearly half of Internet users in the United States used AOL. In 2000, He negotiated the largest merger in business history, bringing together AOL and Time Warner in a transaction that gave AOL shareholders a majority stake in the combined company. To facilitate the merger, Mr. Case agreed to step down as CEO when the merger closed. His passion for helping entrepreneurs remains his driving force. He was the founding chair of the Startup America Partnership-an effort launched at the White House in 2011 to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation. He also was the founding co-chair of the National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and a member of President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, where he chaired the subcommittee on entrepreneurship. Mr. Case has been a leading voice in shaping government policy on issues related to entrepreneurship, working across the aisle to advance public policies that expand access to capital and talent. He was instrumental in passing the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act and the Investing in Opportunities Act and is active in advocating on behalf of immigration reform and legislation that supports and accelerates the emergence of startup ecosystems in rising cities. Mr. Case also serves as the Chairman of the Executive Committee & Member of the compensation, Human Resources, Investment, Strategy, Innovation, and Technology Committee of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum, and research complex. In this role, Mr. Case leads the Board of Regents' efforts to increase the Institution's reach, impact, and relevance. Together the Cases have invested in hundreds of organizations, initiatives, and partnerships with a focus on leveraging the Internet and entrepreneurial approaches to strengthen the social sector. In 2010, Mr. Case and Jean joined The Giving Pledge and publicly reaffirmed their commitment to giving away the majority of their wealth to philanthropic causes. Mr. Case is also the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future. In it, Case recounted many of the lessons he learned from building businesses and outlined the growing importance of place, policy, and partnerships.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • McLean, VA
  • United States

Stephen Case Investments (85)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Renew One 01-Jan-2020 Angel (individual) 00000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
0000000(00000000) 03-Jul-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
0000000 0000000 00 14-May-2018 00000 00000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
00000000 29-Jan-2018 00000 00000 Other Devices and Supplies Generating Revenue
00000000 (0000000 26-Dec-2017 0000 00000 000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000000 14-Nov-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000 000000 24-Jul-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
0000 0000 22-Mar-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
StockX 15-Feb-2017 Early Stage VC 000 Specialty Retail Profitable 0000000 0000
Mojio 12-Dec-2016 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
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Stephen Case Exits (51)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Innobright Technologies 13-Jun-2022 Out of Business
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0000000000 08-Nov-2021 0000000 000000 00000
00 28-Apr-2021 000000000000000000
000 0000 11-Feb-2021 000000000000000000
0000000 0000000 00 01-Nov-2020 000000000000000000
Pear Deck 19-Oct-2020 Buyout/LBO
InRentive 07-Sep-2020 Out of Business
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Stephen Case Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Stephen Case Angel Investor 000 0 0 McLean, VA
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