Sep 21 • 1 min read

As you have probably heard, Steve Case – co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution – will be in Philadelphia on September 29th to invest $100,000 in a local startup during a pitch competition and host a happy hour celebration for the startup community.

Both events will be held at the National Constitution Center and are open to the public. The events are FREE to attend but you MUST RSVP to reserve your spot.

4pm on 9/29: Pitch Competition with Steve Case for $100k [Pitch Competition RSVP link]

6pm on 9/29: Happy Hour Celebration with Steve Case [Celebration RSVP link]

The “Rise of the Rest” initiative, which includes partners Google for Entrepreneurs and SalesForce for Startups, is a nationwide effort led by Steve Case to showcase – and invest in – talented entrepreneurs  across the U.S. Through the effort, President Obama has publicly applauded, $1.5 million has been invested in startup businesses across a diverse set of 14 cities.

RSVP to attend!

PS – here is a recent Philadelphia Inquirer piece on Rise of the Rest, here is a national story in Fast Company, and here is a blogpost from Steve announcing the upcoming tour.