As the barriers of entrepreneurship lower, more communities are beginning to develop strong foundations of entrepreneurship.
In an effort to continue this trend and encourage startups to keep growing and scaling, Steve Case and his company Revolution created Rise of the Rest.
Rise of the Rest is a nationwide tour where Steve Case and his team visit five cities in five days investing $500,000 in local startups. Their mission (and our passion) is to encourage the growth of startup ecosystems outside of Silicon Valley.
To celebrate the Rise of the Rest 6.0 tour, Steve Case and his team are kicking off a friendly challenge for all 26 of the past tour cities. The Rise of the Rest team will be bringing the bus back for a repeat visit to one of the past tour stops where they will meet with local entrepreneurs, explore the local ecosystem and invest in $100,000 in a local startup.
Rally your community to show their city pride and put your entrepreneurs back on the map for Steve Case and the Rise of the Rest team. Go to www.riseofrest.com/vote to vote and share the hashtag #BringBackTheBus through your social channels.
Encourage your community to vote for their city. Each person is allowed to vote only once.
Voting is open for residents of past cities to vote to bring the bus back to their city through October 12.
Visit www.riseofrest.com/vote to vote for your city. The announcement will be made via Livestream on October 12 during the Rise of the Rest tour stop in Indianapolis.