SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son will host a presentation March 11 in Washington to discuss “the state of America’s wireless communications industry and the competitive global landscape,” according to an e-mail invitation yesterday.
America Online co-founder Steve Case , recasting himself as a venture capitalist, pledged to invest $200 million in fast-growing companies in 2005. With his bet on Zipcar Inc. , he’s now made that cash back.
Steve Case and his Revolution LLC fund for startups will gross about $96 million in the sale of car-sharing service Zipcar Inc. to Avis Budget Group Inc., a deal that validated his early backing in the industry.
Steve Case, co-founder of America Online Inc., said his venture-capital firm Revolution LLC will keep investing the bulk of its capital outside of Silicon Valley and New York to find innovative products and businesses.
Sheryl Sandberg, fresh off a media tour to promote her book on women in the workplace, is building the foundation for a life in the public eye that supersedes her day-to-day duties as operating chief at Facebook Inc.
Steve Case, chief executive officer of Revolution LLC and co-founder of AOL Inc., talks with Bloomberg's Betty Liu about the South by Southwest Conference and the importance of start-ups and entrepreneurship in America. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)